Tottenham fans delighted, rivals react on Twitter to Eric Dier's England debut

Eric Dier made his England debut against Spain on Friday.

England slipped to a 2-0 friendly defeat away in Alicante on Friday night as goals from Mario and Santi Cazorla handed Spain a comfortable victory.

Three Lions boss Roy Hodgson handed starts to the likes of Ryan Bertrand, Adam Lallana, Fabian Delph and Ross Barkley as he gave a number of players a chance to impress, but the defeat shows just how much work Hodgson still has to do before next summer's European Championships.

An acrobatic strike from defender Mario put Vicente Del Bosque's men in front during the second half, before Arsenal star Santi Cazorla added a late second to seal the win.

Hodgson made five substitutions during the game in a bid to get England on the front foot, and one of those changes was to bring Eric Dier on.

The Tottenham midfielder, who also qualifies to play for Portugal, has enjoyed a great start to the season for Spurs, and those performances earned him his England debut on Friday, as he came on as a 63rd substitute in place of Lallana.

It's been a rise to prominence for Dier, who was in and out of the Tottenham side last season before becoming a mainstay in midfield this term, and Tottenham fans were understandably delighted to see him - and his midfield partner Dele Alli - turn out for England.

However, rival fans aren't quite so convinced by Dier, with some suggesting that he shouldn't be in the England squad, though others saw him as the heir to Owen Hargreaves in the England midfield.

Here is how Twitter reacted to Dier's England debut, with a mixed reaction amongst rival supporters, despite the encouragement from Spurs...

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