The Spurs boss said yesterday the France World Cup victor will remain as club captain despite his conviction this week and even though Lloris admitted he would understand if it was taken from him.
"He said that he was guilty and that he was responsible".
"But I think everyone can make a mistake".
Hugo Lloris on the other hand, is not injured, but was pulled over by police for driving while intoxicated about which the Argentinian coach stated: "He said he is sorry, anyone can make a mistake, he did it and he is suffering, he is punishing himself". We are not God and cannot judge people. "That is a massive lesson for everyone, he was the first to tell me he made a mistake".
The Frenchman was fined a sum of £50,000 by the magistrate after he pled guilty in front of the court and Spurs manager Pochettino has backed his captain to accept the consequences and pay the price for the "costly" mistake. "Now, because he is clever, he learns and he is going to move on".
"I wish to apologise wholeheartedly to my family, the club, my teammates, the manager and all of the supporters", Lloris had earlier said. As a man you need to recognise your mistake.
Lloris missed Tottenham's last game against Watford after sustaining a thigh injury, with Michel Vorm drafted in to deputise in his absence during the 2-1 defeat at Vicarage Road.
"Disappointed, because we're going to miss him for this game, and possibly Inter Milan in the Champions League, but it is not a big issue".
"Different clubs didn't allow him to go and play in this tournament", Pochettino said, before joking: "Who took the risk?"
Son gives Spurs another option in attack, while Pochettino defended Harry Kane, whose form has been criticised in a start to the season when the World Cup Golden Boot victor has seemed to lack sharpness. "I did. Rather than congratulate him, people need to thank me".