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“Under Antonio Conte”- Tottenham skipper lays down club’s Conference League ambitions ahead of Vitesse tie

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Hugo Lloris rallies his teammates as Tottenham Hotspur face Vitesse Arnhem in the Europa Conference League under Antonio Conte

Speaking on Spurs TV via Tottenham Hotspur official, Hugo Lloris has demanded the squad to raise their level as they welcome Vitesse Arnhem in the UEFA Europa Conference League. The match is set to take place at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium at 8 pm.

Spurs come into this game having lost the reverse fixture by a 1-0 scoreline at GelreDome. They are in third place in the group with four points from three matches. Vitesse are in second with six points, and Stade Rennes top the group with seven points from the same number of matches.

Coming into this crucial game, Lloris has named this tie as a crucial point in the cup competition. He has also admitted that the team has not been good enough and would need to raise their level to compete for the title.

Hugo Lloris rallies his teammates as Tottenham Hotspur face Vitesse Arnhem in the Europa Conference League under Antonio Conte
Hugo Lloris is a World Cup winner with France.

“We are full of ambition in this competition, and we are not in a good position in the table. There are still three games to play in this group stage and we have ambition to finish first and to go through to the next round.”

The 34-year-old has said that it is important to start the journey under Antonio Conte with a positive result. He also added that with the international break on the horizon, the team must bring in positivity, and a win would ensure it.

“For that, we need to deliver a big performance not only for this competition, but to start well in the new process under Antonio Conte. We have a short time to prepare for the next two games, they are very important for the next month and we want the best feeling before the international break.”

Hugo Lloris rallies his teammates as Tottenham Hotspur face Vitesse Arnhem in the Europa Conference League under Antonio Conte
Hugo Lloris in action for Tottenham Hotspur.

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The North London club will be high in spirits following the arrival of Conte as their new boss. His stature would have brought in hope, that the team will be able to challenge for titles. The club would be looking to work towards that goal by taking one step at a time and Vitesse would be the first obstacle in that journey.

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