Eric Dier speaks on Southampton defeat

White Hart Lane

The Lilywhites are winless in three Premier League games.

Speaking to Tottenham Hotspur's official website, midfielder Eric Dier says nobody should judge Spurs' season on the back of their 2-1 defeat by Southampton.

Six days after bowing out of the Premier League title race with a 2-2 draw at Chelsea, the Lilywhites' season took another turn for the worst on Sunday when a Steven Davis double at White Hart Lane, after Son Hueng-min opened the scoring, saw them drop a three points which would have them seen them finish ahead of Arsenal in second.

But the battle to one-up their North London rivals goes to the final day, with Tottenham visiting relegated Newcastle United, while the Gunners host bottom-of-the-table Aston Villa in what should most definitely yield three points for Wenger's side.

On the whole, it's been an excellent season for Tottenham, whose title challenge was a rare but positive experience for a young Spurs side, and Dier says it would be unfair to judge their entire campaign on the back of their recent results.

“I don’t think you can judge our season on this game,” said Dier to their official site. “It’s been a tough last couple of weeks with the draws against West Brom and Chelsea and I think that hurt us mentally.

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