The Portuguese was relieved of his duties on Monday, ending his 17-month stint with Spurs, who will now be guided to the end of the season by former club midfielder Ryan Mason, against a backdrop of criticism over the team’s involvement in the planned European Super League.
The most significant game in that period may just be the Carabao Cup final with Manchester City this Sunday, but with Spurs seventh in the top-flight table they must not look past tonight’s clash with the Saints.
Ralph Hasenhuttl’s team are in mixed form and suffered a heartbreaking FA Cup semi-final defeat by Leicester at the weekend, but they still have a lot to play for, with relegation unlikely but not entirely off the cards just yet.
Here’s everything you need to know about the Premier League clash.
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When is it?
The match will kick off at 6pm GMT.
How can I watch it?
The game will air live on Sky Sports Premier League and Sky Sports Main Event, with subscribers able to stream the action live on the broadcaster’s website and the SkyGo app. If you’re not a Sky customer, you can grab a NOWTV Day Pass here to watch without a subscription.
Spurs XI: Lloris, Aurier, Alderweireld, Dier, Reguilon, Hojbjerg, Lo Celso, Ndombele, Bale, Lucas, Son
Southampton XI: McCarthy, Walker-Peters, Bednarek, Vestergaard, Salisu, Ward-Prowse, Armstrong, Tella, Walcott, Adams, Ings
It’s difficult to say how Tottenham will look in their first game without Mourinho – and first under Mason – but don’t be surprised if we see more freedom from the north London outfit. Tottenham 2-1 Southampton.