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Tottenham boss Mourinho happy to see off Middlesbrough

Tottenham boss Jose Mourinho was satisfied with their 2-1 FA Cup replay win over Middlesbrough.

Giovani Lo Celso and Erik Lamela struck the goals for Spurs.

“We could finish everything in the first half," said Mourinho. “We deserved to, so, so well we played from the first minute - high pressure, good reaction to the ball lost, moving the ball very fast, creativity, very good dynamic and very solid in the back. The first half was really three or four, and game over.

“I told the players 'if we don't kill it, if they score, even if that goal is late, we're going to be in a little trouble'. They scored but after that, no more problems, the team focussed again and we could and should have killed it at 3-1, we had two great chances to do it, but that's okay, the most important thing is that we go through with no extra 30 minutes and no new injuries, so all good."

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