In a freakish turn of events, Vardy came off the bench for Gray and walked straight up to the spot to take the penalty, only for Lloris to dive to his right and push it away to safety.
'Do you think Sonny deserved to be booked?' Pochettino asked.
'It is unbelievable. I am more relaxed because we won the game but so disappointed with the situation because everyone wants to talk about different clubs or players but do you think we are a team that is trying to cheat the referee?
But Lloris stepped up when it mattered most with an excellent save, a pivotal moment as we went 2-0 up minutes later, giving ourselves a platform to go on and win the game.
Since a very well managed and earned win against Everton at Goodison Park on New Year's Day, it has all gone downhill for the Foxes, bringing Claude Puel back into the red zone where he stood before he casually derailed Chelsea and Manchester City's respective Premier League campaigns.More news: Here's Everything to Know About the 2019 Grammys
This gritty success was the ideal preparation for hosting Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League last 16 first leg on Wednesday.
Dortmund played on Saturday and the Argentinian believes his side are now at a massive disadvantage by having 24 hours less to recover.
It must be said though, that Spurs have been attached to potential interest in a number of players over the past two transfer windows, only to see nobody brought through the doors in London. For me, I'm going to stop describing the real situation, but I think there is no sense.
But Lloris came to Tottenham's rescue, plunging to his right to keep out Vardy's spot-kick.
Son claimed he was tripped by Harry Maguire in the first half, but Oliver showed the South Korean a yellow card for simulation, before later awarding a penalty to Leicester when he adjudged that Jan Vertonghen had fouled James Maddison.More news: Netflix brings Smart Download feature for iOS users | newkerala.com #98993
And it was Leicester with the first sight of goal after the break too, Ricardo Pereira's cross falling perfectly to Demarai Gray but his header from 10 yards was straight at Lloris, while our skipper was also tested by shots from Gray and Chilwell in the next few minutes, but saved both comfortably. It was a game in our hands, and we had a lot of chances and created a lot of good moves.
"We don't know, if it was a good thing or not a good thing".
The defeat means Puel's men have now picked up just a single point from their past five games, with the pressure on the Frenchman increasing as they stay in 12th place.
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