Roberto Soldado's strike helped Tottenham to a 2-1 triumph - their first win at home since October 5.
Emmanuel Adebayor and Roberto Soldado netted a goal each as Tottenham registered a 2-1 friendly win over Schalke.
The 21-year-old's arrival was confirmed late on Friday, after Spurs had earlier completed moves for Romanian defender Vlad Chiriches and Argentine attacker Erik Lamela.
Tottenham manager Andre Villas-Boas gave league debuts to Soldado, Paulinho and Nacer Chadli, and his side largely controlled the match.
There has been speculation linking Welsh wing wizard Gareth Bale with a big-money move away from White Hart Lane, but Villas-Boas said he was looking at bolstering his side.
Tottenham are set to sign FC Twente winger Nacer Chadli after agreeing a fee for the Belgian international on Sunday.
BATE Borisov, who stunned Bayern Munich last time out, were brought back to earth with a thud here Tuesday as Roberto Soldado's hat-trick earned Valencia a 3-0 win.