15 intriguing facts about Tottenham so far…

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Tottenham Hotspur currently sit in 7th place in the Premier League table after eleven games played and 20 points taken from an available 33.

Here are a few stats Tottenham fans should know...

1) Possession by Area

Tottenham have spent more time in the opposition half than any other team in the Premier League so far this term – Spurs have spent 31% of their match time in the opposition’s defensive half.

2) Long Balls

Tottenham have played more long balls or long passes than any other team in league, averaging 70 long balls played per game.

3) Through Balls

Tottenham have played the fewest through balls away from home of all teams in the league and have yet to successfully complete a single through ball away from White Hart Lane this season.

4) Shots

Tottenham have taken more shots than any other team so far this season with a total of 206 shots taken, averaging 18.9 shots per game.

5) Shots on Target

Tottenham have had more shots on target than any other team in the league with 73 shots on target in total, averaging 6.6 per game.

6) Shots by Area

Tottenham have taken a higher percentage of their shots from the right side of goal than any other team with 23% of their shots coming from that area.

7) Shots Conceded

Tottenham have conceded fewer shots at home than any other home side so far this term – at White Hart Lane, Spurs have conceded just 46 shots in total, averaging 9.2 per game.

8) Shots by Player

Andros Townsend has taken more shots than any other player in the league with 45 shots taken in total, averaging 4.5 per game.

9) Dribbles

Tottenham have completed more dribbles than any other team in the league with 160 dribbles completed so far in total, averaging 14.5 dribbles per game.

10) Dribbles by Player

Andros Townsend has completed more successful dribbles than any other player in the league with 55 dribbles completed in total, averaging 5.5 per game.

11) Goals scored from Counter Attacks

Tottenham have scored the fewest goals from counter attacks across all 20 teams in the league – Spurs have yet to score a single goal from a counter attack.

12) Goals scored from Set Pieces

Tottenham have scored the fewest goals from set pieces across all 20 teams in the league – Spurs have yet to score a single goal from a set piece.

13) Goals scored from Penalties

Tottenham have scored more goals from penalties than any other team – three penalties scored so far.

14) Offsides

Michael Dawson has won more offside decisions than any other player in the league with 23 offsides given in his favour in total, averaging 2.1 per game.

15) Discipline

Tottenham have been carded more times for diving at White Hart Lane than any other home side this term – so far once.

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