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Tottenham defender Dier frustrated after Everton draw: We owe ourselves and fans big season finish

Tottenham defender Eric Dier admits there's frustration after their 2-2 draw with Everton.

Harry Kane struck twice for Spurs, though suffered an injury, while Gylfi Sigurdsson hit a brace for Everton.

Dier later said, "I think in the first half we started well and got our goal then conceded a poor goal. I think both goals were disappointing to concede. We need to be doing better in those areas. I can do better with myself on the second. 2-2 was fair. They had a few good chances at the end. We did well on some of them. They squandered a few.

"We gave possession away too much in our half. We need to keep the ball better. I think when we did get out, we got out quite easily through their press. We were at times just a bit too hesitant in possession."

On playing a back three, Dier added: "We played it well. We have played it before. Defensively we were aggressive and on the front foot. In general we did quite well in that formation."

Dier also admits seeing Kane limping was a concern: "Obviously it's always worrying when you see him limping because he doesn't fall over easily. He takes a lot of knocks. It's early days to say how bad it is but I'm sure he's a tough boy so will do what he can to be ready.

"We have to prepare for the cup final as best we can and try to pick up as good results we can to finish strongly. We owe it to ourselves and the fans. It's about pride."


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