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Tottenham fullback Davies: Players disappointed with Man Utd draw

Tottenham fullback Ben Davies admits there was disappointment in the home dressing room after Friday's 1-1 draw with Manchester United.

A late penalty converted by Bruno Fernandes cancelled out Steven Bergwijn's opener for Spurs.

Davies admitted: “We're quite disappointed really to only come away with a point, especially after going ahead like we did. Okay, we dropped deeper in the second half, we invited a bit more pressure but we kept them to half-chances and Hugo pulled off one really good save.

“Overall we felt pretty comfortable, shots from just outside the box being their main chances so it was really disappointing to concede the way we did. It felt like we were going to keep it tight, they were putting crosses in, having shots from far away… when that happens you know that you're not giving them major chances, so it was quite disappointing to concede so late and lose out on two points. But also there's stuff to build on."

Asked about the experience of competing in front of empty stands with vital Premier League points on the line, Davies added: “It's quite strange but as soon as that whistle goes, as soon as that first ball is kicked, the intensity is there, that competitiveness is there. We do miss our fans during the game at times but I don't think as players we can afford to dwell on it. We have to be as professional as we can, do our jobs as if everybody was here and (on Friday) we gave it our all."


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