Eric Dier climbs into stands and confronts fan after Tottenham’s FA Cup defeat

Eric Dier has been involved in a physical confrontation with a Tottenham supporter, who apparently had a disagreement with his brother. The England midfielder scored a penalty in the shootout against Norwich, but Spurs were knocked out of the FA Cup after the final spot-kick from Gedson Fernandes was saved by Tim Krul.

Dier, whose brother was in the stand and “not happy” with the situation, was eventually held back by stewards.

Mourinho said: “I think Eric did what we professionals cannot do but probably every one of us would do.”

The Football Association and Tottenham are investigating the incident.

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