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Tottenham defender Alderweireld praises Mourinho and Tanganga

Tottenham defender Toby Alderweireld says the players are now adjusting to manager Jose Mourinho's system.

Their 0-0 draw at Watford was a first away clean sheet in the Premier League since New Year's Day 2019.

"You only see us improving," said Alderweireld. “In the Liverpool game, I think we defended very well. Saturday, in a difficult moment we defended very well and a clean sheet, the first one in a while, so we're going in the right direction."

Japhet Tanganga has been part of the solution and the 20-year-old started a third consecutive match at Vicarage Road in an unfamiliar left-back role.

“He's played three good games and Saturday on a yellow [card] quite quickly and a difficult opponent [in Ismaila Sarr], so that's not easy, but I think he handled it very well," said Alderweireld.

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