Spurs came from behind to claim all three points against the Saints on Wednesday in their interim manager’s debut game in charge.
Gareth Bale admits Tottenham have “minor teething issues” under Ryan Mason that they need to sort out.
Tottenham claimed a 2-1 home win over Southampton to end their three-game winless streak in the Premier League.
Bale canceled out Danny Ings’ opener at the hour-mark before Son Heung-min converted from the spot-kick in the dying moments of the game to produce a comeback win.
The victory also saw Mason became the youngest manager in Premier League history at the age of 29.
Spurs now have a crucial match coming up – the Carabao Cup final against Manchester City on Sunday – as they look to end their eight-year-long trophy drought this season.
Bale told Sky Sports, via Goal: “Southampton came at us and pushed hard first half, we’ve only had a couple of days with the new manager to try and do some things so it’s going to take some time.
“But we had a good chat at half-time about what we could improve and we did that second half and controlled the game and deserved the victory.
“[We need to] just to be patient, solve positional issues as a team. We’ve only had a couple of days to work on that so just minor teething issues. We’ll continue to improve for the [Carabao Cup] final at the weekend.”