Tottenham star Eric Dier’s Mason Mount gesture sparks toilet joke in Chelsea win

Tottenham star Eric Dier showed sportsmanship behaviour as he ran over to Chelsea star Mason Mount after missing his penalty in the Carabao Cup loss – but Spurs fans think there was another intention after his previous antics

The midfielder scored his spot-kick to help the north London side beat their rivals 5-4 on penalties after drawing 1-1 in the Carabao Cup.

It was Frank Lampard’s young midfielder that cost the game, sending the ball left of the post to put Jose Mourinho’s side into the quarter-finals.

But footage has emerged of Dier making a kind gesture to the 21-year-old after his error.

In the clip, the Blues midfielder’s shot has just hit the seats at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium and Hugo Lloris jumps in the air.

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The Spurs players all sprint towards him as their victory is confirmed – all while Mount just walks away, hanging his head.

As the north London stars leap to their goalkeeper in celebration, Dier jogs over to his opponent to give him a hug.

The midfielder also pats Mount on the head before letting him get back to his team-mates and celebrating with Tottenham.

It was not the only moment Dier grabbed attention during the game, though, as he was forced to take a toilet break on 76 minutes.

The midfielder left Spurs with 10 men as he used the facilities, which saw Mourinho chase him down the runnel before re-emerging again.

And the Spurs faithful suggested the 26-year-old was offering his hand to the Chelsea midfielder for another reason.

“Eric Dier cleaning his hands properly on Mason Mount,” one supporter said.

Another commented: “Mount realising Dier didn’t wash his hands.”

While a third added: “Dier’s playing him, he didn’t wash his hands after he took that s***.”

And a fourth wrote: “He was saying ‘there was no toilet paper in that bathroom – enjoy that mate’.”

With a fifth simply saying: “Hope he washed his hands.”

Diet was not the only one to grab attention in north London last night as Mourinho got into a touchline row with Lampard.

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