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Five things we learned from Mourinho's first game in charge of Spurs

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All eyes were on Jose Mourinho on Saturday lunchtime as he took charge of his first game as Tottenham boss for https://websitebuilder102.website.com/cricnfootball/blog/best-passing-midfielders the short trip to West Ham.

Mourinho has had just 72 hours to work with his new squad but has already made several notable changes as he begins to mould Spurs into a new and improved unit.

Sportsmail watched on as Spurs ran out 3-2 winners at the London Stadium and analysed the key changes the Portuguese made as Spurs returned to winning ways. 

Jose Mourinho's first game in charge of Tottenham ended in a 3-2 win over West Ham

 

Mourinho sticks with trusted 4-2-3-1

Jose Mourinho's most successful spell in English football was built around a 4-2-3-1 formation and it was unsurprising that he reverted to his favoured system on Saturday.

In his first stint at Chelsea, Claude Makelele and Michael Essien operated as screens in front of a back four, with Arjen Robben, Damien Duff and Joe Cole wreaking havoc behind Dider Drogba.

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