After the game, Lloris expressed his solidarity with his Spurs teammate, Kane.
“Of course we are happy because it is a key moment,” said the French captain. “But the man that I am is sad because he is a partner I have known for a long time, a man I respect enormously and someone who took responsibility at an important moment.
“Unfortunately for him and for the England team, it put him above and fortunately for the France team, because it was a turning point.
“I know that he is strong and that he will win, but I can only share this moment of pain with him. The English team put in a great performance and the French players deserve credit.”
France faces Morocco in the semifinals after beating Portugal.
Lloris, who is aiming to become the first captain to lift consecutive World Cups, added: “We have to savor this moment in the dressing room. It’s a great moment. it’s england
“We did a very good job. The French players deserve the credit. We have to prepare for the next battle.” .