Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris sidelined by hamstring injury

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London, Aug 17: Tottenham Hotspur's star goalkeeper Hugo Lloris could miss the team's Champions League opener due to a hamstring injury that might keep him out for up to a month, the English premier league club has confirmed. [EPL Gameweek 1: Roundup, results and team of the week]

"Following further assessment and scans of the left hamstring injury sustained by Hugo Lloris in the 1-1 draw at Everton on Saturday, we can confirm he is expected to be out of action for around four weeks," read a statement from the club on Tuesday, Xinhua news agency reported.

Hugo Lloris (left) being substituted against Everton in the league opener (Image courtesy: Tottenham Hotspur Twitter handle)

Spurs will open their Champions League campaign on either September 13th or 14th. Besides the Champions League group match, Lloris will probably miss the league games against Crystal Palace, Liverpool and Stoke.

IANS

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