Tottenham fans react on Twitter to Eric Dier's England performance

England's Eric Dier in action with Slovakia's Juraj Kucka

Eric Dier was the only Tottenham star to keep his place against Slovakia.

England's Eric Dier in action with Slovakia's Juraj KuckaEngland's Eric Dier in action with Slovakia's Juraj Kucka

England boss Roy Hodgson rung the changes for their final group game, mixing the team up against Slovakia.

While five Tottenham Hotpsur players had started each of the previous two matches, only one retained his place in the starting line-up for the match in Lyon, the excellent Eric Dier.

Dier was once again impressive in the midfield holding role, looking as assured as he has done for club side Tottenham all season long.

England's Eric Dier and Joe HartEngland's Eric Dier and Joe Hart

His temperament this tournament has been outstanding, looking anything but daunted, seizing his chance to impress on the big international stage for the first time.

While England could only draw 0-0, it was not through a lack of effort on Dier's part. The midfielder completed 90 per cent of his passes while managing 71 touches - more than any England player.

England's Eric Dier celebrates after scoring their first goalEngland's Eric Dier celebrates after scoring against Russia

The draw meant England finished second in their group, with Wales beating Russia 3-0 to finish top.

Here is a look at what Tottenham fans had to say about Dier's display...


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