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Tottenham midfielder Dier hails clean sheet for West Brom win

Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier was delighted with their clean sheet for victory over West Brom.

Dier says they're becoming stronger defensively under manager Jose Mourinho.

“We're really happy to keep another clean sheet," said Dier, who racked up 250 appearances for Spurs on Sunday. “We've been really unlucky to concede goals that I don't believe are defensive mistakes, but just unfortunate, like the foul on Pierre last week, so to get a clean sheet, we're really happy with that, and Harry's come up with the goal at the end after a fantastic ball from Matt.

“As a defensive unit, we want to give the team the platform to go on and win games. As I said, we've been disappointed with a lot of the goals we've conceded because they've been under unfortunate circumstances a lot of them and, going forward, I always believe we're going to score goals, so yes, a clean sheet is massive."

He added: “It's a great feeling going into the international break, and that's really important. You don't want to have two weeks dwelling on a result you didn't want, so really happy with where we are but, at the same time, lots and lots of work still to do."

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