Kevin Wimmer pinpoints what every member of Tottenham's team did well this past season

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Tottenham Hotspur had the joint best defensive record in the Premier League this past season.

Tottenham's Kevin Wimmer looks dejected

Kevin Wimmer has told Tottenham Hotspur’s official site that everybody in Mauricio Pochettino’s squad defended well this past season.

Spurs had the outright best defensive record in the Premier League up until the final game of the season - when they lost 5-1 to Newcastle United.

Tottenham's Harry Kane celebrates scoring their second goal with Kevin Wimmer

Spurs defence, which Wimmer was a part of, was widely praised for helping the side have such a solid foundation to build upon.

However, Wimmer insists that the whole of Spurs’ squad deserves praise for the North London side’s defensive performances.

“You always talk about the defenders when it comes to not conceding goals but I think the whole team defended very well in general and it was a performance we can all be proud of,” he said.

“We had a lot of games, in most of them we didn’t concede a lot of chances and most of the time we either kept a clean sheet or conceded only one goal. In the main I think we did very well over the course of the season.”

Tottenham's Kevin Wimmer in action with Borussia Dortmund's Henrikh Mkhitaryan

Tottenham ended up conceding 35 goals during the past campaign, a total which was matched only by Manchester United.

Spurs’ defensive record was better than champions Leicester City’s, second placed Arsenal’s and Manchester City’s.

Wimmer played some part in that, but he was largely used as a covering option by Pochettino.

Wimmer played second fiddle to Jan Vertonghen and Toby Alderweireld for much of the campaign, but while Vertonghen was injured for a portion of 2016, the Austrian international proved his ability to step into the side.

Crystal Palace's Emmanuel Adebayor in action with Tottenham's Kevin Wimmer

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