Jose Mourinho hails Tottenham duo Harry Kane and Heung-Min Son after record-breakers combine again

Jose Mourinho heaped reward on Heung-Min Son and Harry Kane for doing “special things” because the duo continued their record-breaking partnership.

No mixture has made as many objectives for each other in a Premier League season than the 13 Kane and Son have created and scored this season – with Kane turning supplier for Son to internet Tottenham’s second in a 3-0 win over Leeds on Saturday lunchtime.

Kane, a two-time Premier League Golden Boot winner, as a substitute tops the division’s help charts this season, having created just one objective for his team-mates within the entirety of 2019/20.

Asked whether or not the pair had been the perfect attacking duo within the Premier League, Mourinho instructed BT Sport: “The understanding [between Kane and Son] is good. Against Leeds it was important to have mobility in attack because they mark man to man and if you stay in static positions you give them an easy job. When you have mobility it is more difficult for them.

“That motion of Kane showing on the fitting facet and Sonny in a ending place, it match properly with our recreation plan. They are doing particular issues this season.”

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When talking in his post-match press convention he added: “They are excellent gamers, as you have seen for a few years. They’ve performed collectively for a few years, too, that plus the way in which we would like them to work together brings objectives.

“I want more goals, especially more goals from other players, but today the second goal is great. It’s great because it was something we spoke about against a team that defends the way Leeds does, it’s very important to have mobility, so to have a striker on the right wing and a winger scoring on the front post is very important from a strategic point of view.”

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Son and Kane have scored virtually 4 fifths of Tottenham’s objective tally between them this season, however Mourinho loved seeing a uncommon Toby Alderweireld strike to internet Spurs’ third towards Leeds, and mentioned one other of his team-mates – winger Steven Bergwijn – has the power so as to add to his return too.

“We need him to score goals, we know he has the ability, if you go back one year, first match, he scored an amazing goal. We know he has the ability for that,” he mentioned.

“He’s accumulating physical problems, I don’t know if you could understand but even in the last 10 minutes he was holding his groin, adductor, he has been having problems stopping him now and again to train properly and at high-intensity, but he gives very good things for the team. I believe goals will arrive if his condition improves.”

Bielsa: We had moments

Marcelo Bielsa adopted his reverse quantity in praising the efficiency of Kane and Son however mentioned his facet made “unforced errors” in permitting Tottenham to scored three objectives previous them with out reply.

He mentioned: “We had moments and in general the first half was good. It was better in the initial 30 minutes and more even in the final 15 minutes of the first half.

“The starting of the second half was our worst second within the recreation. And in the long run, it was again optimistic.

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“There are two aspects that unbalanced the game. The opponents’ forwards were very damaging and difficult to contain. We made some unforced errors which facilitated their attack but we had good offensive production. What we needed to do was not lose the ball in our own half.

“There was a whole lot of hazard on the second balls and on the set-pieces. We might have aspired to a better recreation.

“We have already gone through similar moments like this and there are improvements that are needed of course. The ones against Chelsea and Manchester United, this game was clearly better. But there are steps we need to make that we haven’t yet made.”

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