Eric Dier praises Tottenham Hotspur's supporters

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Tottenham Hotspur fans have travelled in great numbers to watch their side play this season.

Eric Dier has told Tottenham Hotspur’s official site that the way the fans responded after they drew with Liverpool last weekend has picked him up.

Dier admitted that he was despondent after Tottenham could only manage a 1-1 draw on Merseyside.

The defensive midfielder was short of his best at Anfield, and at full-time he could not hide his disappointment.

However, Tottenham’s players were given a great ovation by the travelling support when they went over to them at the end of the contest, and Dier said that this reaction has boosted his confidence again.

“For myself, personally, I was disappointed with the result at Anfield but when you go over to the fans at the end and they’re singing and they’re happy, at least you can be happy with the performance,” the England international said.

“You understand them and the way they feel – you always get a good feeling from the fans when you’ve performed well and given everything.

“The reaction from them was brilliant at the end of the Liverpool game and that feeling always gives you extra motivation to do even more.”

Tottenham actually fell behind against Liverpool when Philippe Coutinho fired the hosts in front, but a goal from Harry Kane swung the match back in Mauricio Pochettino’s side’s favour.

Spurs dominated for the closing stages of the contest, but they could not manage to find a way past Simon Mignolet.

The draw has left Spurs seven points behind Leicester City, who top the Premier League table, with just six games remaining.

The Lilywhites’ next match comes against Manchester United at White Hart Lane on Sunday.

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