Pochettino accomplishes what no other Spurs boss has done before

Tottenham Hotspur drew 1-1 at Arsenal in the North London derby.

Mauricio Pochettino has become the first Tottenham Hotspur boss to remain undefeated in his first three Premier League games against an Arsenal side coached by Arsene Wenger.

Pochettino joined Spurs in 2014 and presided over a fifth place finish during his debut campaign.

Results were on the whole good last year, with home victories over Chelsea and Arsenal particular standouts as well as a battling draw at the Emirates almost exactly one year ago.

Performances, however, were often questioned but that isn’t the same case this season as Spurs for large spells dominated the Gunners and can count themselves unfortunate not to have won the game.

The 1-1 draw against a tired-looking Arsenal extends Pochettino’s unbeaten league run against Wenger to three games – the best start of any Spurs manager in Premier League history, as per Opta.

If Spurs fans hadn’t have guessed already, they are certainly moving in the right direction under the former Southampton manager and even better times are on the horizon.

The White Hart Lane outfit move the ball quicker, press higher up the pitch and have an abundance of talented youngsters who will only get better with time.

Chelsea and Liverpool’s poor performances thus far have really opened the door to a potential top four finish, a goal in which many Premier league pundits are now backing Spurs to achieve.

Credit must go to Pochettino and his staff, as they have on occasions come in for criticism as a result of Spurs’ previous performances but they are now almost certainly proving their doubters wrong.

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