Tottenham would be in the top four - based on their away form

Tottenham Hotspur have impressed on the road this season.

Tottenham's frustrating quest for Champions League football has taken another knock this term.

But an in-depth look at their Premier League campaign reveals an intriguing top-four fact.

Indeed, based on their away form, the north London side would be among the top flight's leading quartet...

Chelsea 34 16
Arsenal 30 17
Man City 28 17
Tottenham 27 16
Liverpool 25 15
C. Palace 24 17
Southampton 23 16
Man Utd 22 16

As the figures show, only Chelsea, Arsenal and Manchester City have amassed more points away from home than Tottenham this season - and two of them having played a game more. That perhaps evens out the fact that Liverpool are two points behind having played a game less...

Man Utd 43 17
Chelsea 42 16
Arsenal 36 15
Man City 36 16
Southampton 33 17
Liverpool 32 17
Tottenham 30 17
Swansea 29 17

Looking at the home table, however, Spurs are a lowly 7th - 13 points behind Manchester United and 12 behind Chelsea. It's an interesting state of affairs considering some of Tottenham's best wins have come at White Hart Lane: 5-3 over Chelsea, 2-1 over Arsenal.

What does need to be factored in is Mauricio Pochettino's poor start at the Lane - when he was far more successful on the road. But there may be an argument to suggest Spurs are better suited to playing away.

They have accumulated a very similar amount of points both home and away but, relatively speaking, Tottenham compare much more favourably on their travels.

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