He told the Spurs website: "You always want to win these games but we've now a number of players with 90 minutes under their belts and conditioning is the main thing we're looking for.
"Gareth is still very young but he's strong, tries to go forward and I can see him developing into a top, top player. Younes Kaboul is an athlete and he showed me that he is a quality player as well.
"I thought we played okay, not more than that, but as I said the conditioning is most important.
"We trained on Thursday morning as well, a couple of lads played 90 minutes like they did at Stevenage and we won again, so that was good."