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December 3, 2019


 Jose Mourinho will make his home debut as Tottenham manager as Olympiacos visit north London  Portuguese Mourinho arrive at Spurs last week after replacing the sacked Mauricio Pochettino in the dug out  He started his reign with a 3-2 victory over West Ham at the weekend to win over the fans – with Son Heung-min, Lucas Moura and Harry Kane all getting on the scoresheet  He will further win them over if they can beat the Greek side – which would also guarantee Spurs a place in the Champions League knockout stages  Tottenham XI:Gazzaniga, Aurier, Alderweireld, Sanchez, Rose, Dier, Winks, Dele, Lucas, Son, Kane  Olympiakos XI:Malheiro de Sá, Elabdellaoui, Borges Semedo, Meriah, Tsimikas, Camara, dos Santos Torres, Bouchalakis, Castelo Podence, El-Arabi, Masouras  Follow all the action LIVE below with Mirror Football Alternatively you can watch the match on BT Sports, with a steam available on their app if you are a subscriber 19:22Super Son Spurs’ popular South Korean forward Heung-Min Son has certainly enjoyed playing in this competition for Tottenham, and he is the joint-third top goalscorer in the 2019-2020 season with five goals, behind only Salzburg’s Erling Haland (seven) and Robert Lewandowski (six) and level with Raheem Sterling  He bagged two in each game against Red Star, as well as Spurs’ opening goal in the humiliating 7-2 loss against Bayern  And let’s not forget he scored four goals in the competition last season, including three over the two legs of the dramatic quarter-final win over Manchester City  Don’t be surprised if he gets another one or two tonight.19:13What do Spurs need to qualify? It’s pretty simple for Tottenham tonight- a win and they are through to the last-16 of the Champions League for the third year in a row  Even a draw could be enough, but it would rely on Red Star Belgrade failing to beat Bayern Munich, who have already qualified  But against an Olympiacos side who have recorded just one point from four games in the group, Spurs are big favourites to do the business tonight 19:08Olympiacos starting XI: Olympiacos XI: Malheiro de Sá, Elabdellaoui, Borges Semedo, Meriah, Tsimikas, Camara, dos Santos Torres, Bouchalakis, Castelo Podence, El-Arabi, Masouras19:04Mourinho makes a bit of history18:51Team headlines Only one change for Mourinho from the side that beat West Ham at the weekend, as Danny Rose comes in for the injured Ben Davies at left-back  Jan Vertonghen and Tanguy Ndombele, meanwhile, have returned from injury and are both on the bench  Mourinho is clearly looking to win this game well and secure qualification tonight 18:48Spurs starting XI:18:29″I could never manage Tottenham” Those were Jose Mourinho’s words in 2015 when he insisted: “I would not take the job because I love Chelsea supporters too much ” Tonight he will step out at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium as their manager for the very first time to try to guide them into the Champions League knockout stages  It’s a funny old game, innit?18:21Jose Mourinho’s likely Tottenham line up as new boss prepares to spring surprise Jose Mourinho could spring some surprises when he leads Tottenham into Champions League action for the first time tonight  Spurs are firm favourites to claim a win over Olympiacos which would secure their spot in the knockout stages with one game still to play  They saw off local rivals West Ham on Saturday to get the Mourinho era off to a winning start, but he could experiment with his squad as he continues to learn about his new players  Whilst wholesale changes are not expected in a game which Spurs need to win, it would be a surprise to see Mourinho name an unchanged side as he manages his resources ahead of a busy festive period  Mourinho is keen to convince some of Spurs’ contract rebels to stay at the club, with left-back Danny Rose set to be brought in from the cold as a replacement for Ben Davies, who missed training on Monday due to an injury  Christian Eriksen could also be handed a start in place of Lucas Moura having been utilised off the bench at the weekend as the Danish playmaker and Mourinho discover if they can be a match which could tempt him to stay  He could also spring a surprise by handing Ryan Sessegnon a start on the left wing  Mourinho was a big admirer of the youngster whilst he was Manchester United manager but a move never materialised  He has experienced an injury-plagued start to his Spurs career but could be primed to make an impact under Mourinho, either in the starting line-up or off the bench  Having talked-up the role youngsters will play in his system moving forwards, Kyle Walker-Peters might be given a chance to impress in place of Serge Aurier at right-back  It appears highly-rated striker Troy Parrott will not feature, however, having been left out of first-team training on Monday  Talisman Harry Kane was fit to take part after a knock and Parrott is expected to spend this week with the Under-19s rather than Mourinho’s side  Summer signing Giovani Lo Celso was also on the bench at the weekend, but the playmaker might have to settle for a substitute appearance at best  Mourinho is keen to rebuild the confidence of Dele Alli after a tough run, and with the England ace set to be central to his plans moving forwards, he should get the nod to start just behind the striker

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