Eric Dier sprinted right down to the dressing room with supervisor Jose Mourinho chasing him throughout Tottenham Hotspur’s 5-Four win by way of penalties over Chelsea within the League Cup.
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Tottenham Hotspur overcame guests Chelsea 5-Four in a penalty shootout to progress within the League Cup following a 1-1 dwelling draw of their fourth spherical conflict on Tuesday.
Eric Dier was the one outfield participant retained within the Tottenham crew that began Sunday’s 1-1 draw within the Premier League in opposition to Newcastle and the England defender needed to sprint from the sphere for a consolation break within the second-half.
Dier stated, “however there was nothing I may do about it, nature was calling.”
His supervisor had chased right down to the dressing room and after the match, defended his participant.
“The variety of minutes performed is harmful. What I did as we speak with I Eric Dier as we speak may be very harmful,” stated Mourinho, suggesting that dehydration may have led to the defender’s downside.
“It must be forbidden to play two matches in 48 hours. What Eric Dier did isn’t human.”
Dier after the match posted a photograph of the bathroom with his man of the match protect on it.
As for the sport, Chelsea gave the impression to be heading into the quarter-finals because of a 19th-minute strike from Timo Werner however Erik Lamela pressured a shootout with an equaliser within the 83rd minute, ending from shut vary after controlling a cross from debutant Sergio Reguilon.
Within the shootout, Chelsea’s Mason Mount struck the publish to overlook the decisive fifth penalty after each different spot kick had been transformed.
Germany ahead Werner scored his first objective for Chelsea in his fourth look, lashing the ball into the web from the sting of the realm after receiving a cut-back from Cesar Azpilicueta.
Chelsea’s new goalkeeper Edouard Mendy had a assured show in his first sport since switching from Stade Rennes, making an excellent save to maintain out a vicious shot from Spurs’ Spanish left again Reguilon within the second half.
However Mendy was lastly crushed within the 83rd minute when Reguilon turned within the field and located Lamela, who managed the ball on the far publish earlier than netting from shut vary to power the shootout through which Tottenham prevailed.
The victory was revenge for Spurs for a 2019 League Cup semi-final second-leg defeat to Chelsea on penalties.
(With inputs from Companies)