Tottenham’s Eric Dier left a match at a crucial moment to use the bathroom and Jose Mourinho had to go find him
- Tottenham defender Eric Dier ran off the field in the middle of a match for a bathroom break.
- In his absence, Spurs nearly gave up a goal to Chelsea, prompting manager Jose Mourinho to hunt him down in the locker room.
- Dier made up for his miscue later, drilling his shot in the decisive penalty shootout to help Tottenham through to the quarterfinals of the Carabao Cup.
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Eric Dier had a mid-match emergency on Tuesday.
In desperate need of a bathroom break, the Tottenham defender ran off the field around the 70th minute of their match against Chelsea in the Carabao Cup. Already trailing 0-1 and playing a man down momentarily, Spurs nearly gave up a second goal while Dier was off the pitch.
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