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Seven alarming stats that will worry every Tottenham fan

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Following Tottenham's disappointing 2-0 defeat to Arsenal on Saturday, daily fantasy football game Oulala.com have unearthed seven alarming stats that will worry every Spurs fan. 
 
While losing to your rivals and falling 11 points behind the league leaders as early as November is bad enough, when statistics prove your club is also going backwards, all you want to do curl up and die. Life as a Tottenham supporter has never been easy. 
 
We've analysed how Spurs have fared in seven key attacking areas over the last three seasons on a per game basis and the results are conclusive, Mauricio Pochettino's side are down in every single criteria this season when compared to their two previous campaigns. 
 

Look away Tottenham fans...
 
Spurs are making more backward passes (196) in the Premier League, on average, per game this season than in their last two years. 
 
 
They're also making fewer key passes (11.3) and creating fewer chances (12.2), as well as completing less successful dribbles (8.9) per game in 2017/18 than they managed in either 2015/16 or 2016/17. 
 
Furthermore, Pochettino's men are under-performing in front of goal too. They are recording fewer shots per game (17) with their lowest accuracy (45%) for three years. Unsurprisingly this has effected their scoring, netting an average of 1.7 goals per per game, again less than in either of their previous two Premier League seasons. 
 
 
Should Tottenham fans be worried about missing out on the top four this season? 

 

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