The win marked a third-successive victory for the Portuguese since replacing Mauricio Pochettino and Mourinho said pushing Alli further up the pitch -- a position he played in the early days under the Argentine coach -- has been key.
"For me, Dele is not a midfielder. He needs to be playing where he is, right behind...
LONDON -- There was a strong sense of deja vu as Jose Mourinho's second Premier League game in charge of Tottenham Hotspur, a 3-2 win over Bournemouth, followed a virtually identical pattern to his first.
Just as against West Ham last weekend, Spurs went 3-0 up and looked to be cruising their way to a simple three points before a couple of late goals -- in exactly the same minutes as a week ago, no less -- made the closing stages much more nervous than they should have been.
LONDON -- Jose Mourinho was almost sheepish as he walked onto the London Stadium pitch to applaud the Tottenham supporters, after his new team marked his first game in charge with a 3-2 victory over West Ham.
Throughout a largely impressive win, the Spurs fans had not chanted his name, which was perhaps unsurprising considering that a sizeable section of the club's fan base is unconvinced by his appointment to replace the sacked Mauricio Pochettino.
Ten-man Tottenham Hotspur missed the chance to win a Premier League away game for the first time since January as Cenk Tosun's 97th-minute equaliser snatched a share of the spoils for Everton in a 1-1 draw at Goodison Park.
Dele Alli looked to have produced the match-winning moment with a smart finish into the bottom corner 18 minutes after half-time, but the visitors had Son Heung-Min sent off for a foul that saw Andre Gomes carried off with a serious leg injury, before the hosts struck through...
Tottenham Hotspur's dreadful Premier League away form continued as they surrendered a first-minute lead to lose 2-1 against Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday.
Harry Kane's excellent season continued with his 16th goal for club and country this campaign, and a fine display from Paulo Gazzaniga in goal means manager Mauricio Pochettino shouldn't worry too much about the long-term absence of regular stopper Hugo Lloris.
Tottenham needed to make the most of their rare spells...