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Tottenham boss Mourinho delighted with friendly defeat of Ipswich

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho was delighted with their friendly defeat of Ipswich Town.

Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg started his first game in a Spurs shirt and played for 65 minutes. Fellow new signing Joe Hart played in the second half alongside Jack Clarke.

An early goal from Ryan Sessegnon on six minutes and quick follow-up double from Heung-Min Son (10, 29) secured the win.

“No injuries, very important, and we saw some good things," said Mourinho. “We gave the opportunity to lots of young players to play, some really young, Alfie (Devine) was playing for Wigan Under-16s a few months ago, and (Dane) Scarlett is 16, and closer to 15 than 17. So, it was good overall.

“We managed to save the majority of the players from playing 90 minutes, which is too premature in this first week of pre-season. Ipswich play in League One, but they have trained for a few weeks, they played two teams, so they kept lots of intensity in the game. So, I think it was good.

“It was good, positive and really some very good things that I don't want to go into in detail, but we put into practice some of the things we worked on during the week."

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