Tottenham players were shocked by Brad Friedel's axing for their win over Aston Vila.

Spurs boss Andre Villas-Boas went with Hugo Lloris to break Brad Friedel's record run of 341 consecutive league games.

The Daily Mail says Friedel was frustrated by the decision to axe him for the Aston Villa game, while it is believed a clutch of Spurs players were also stunned by the choice.