Lambert admitted afterwards that his team were no match for Tottenham.
He joked: "Spurs are poor aren't they?
"I thought we gave a good account of ourselves but we were against a team who are vying for the Premier League title and who are looking to quality for the Champions League.
"Bale is top class. He did ever so well. I was disappointed with the goals we conceded but you have to remember who we were playing against."