It’s safe to say that 2020 hasn’t exactly gone to plan for Jose Mourinho and Tottenham – far from it in fact.
Forget Harry Kane’s potential season-ending hamstring injury, Spurs have collected just one point from their opening three Premier League games, crept past Championship side Middlesbrough after a replay in the FA Cup and currently sit eight points off the top-four.
Spurs began 2020 by deservedly losing at Southampton thanks to Danny Ings’ fine first-half opener – and in truth, didn’t come close to taking something from their trip to the South Coast.
They improved drastically against leaders Liverpool the following week, although some poor finishing from Heung Min Son and Giovani Lo Celso in particular meant they suffered consecutive Premier League defeats to the first time since May and had it not been for Paulo Gazzaniga’s save from Troy Deeney’s penalty on Saturday, Spurs would be on their worst league run for more than seven years.
Despite the draw at Vicarage Road, Tottenham failed to score once again and Mourinho’s out of sorts side are one of just three side in the whole of England yet to score in 2020.
Check the tweet below.
88 of the 91 Premier & Football League teams have scored at least one league goal in 2020. The three exceptions are Bournemouth, Bristol Rovers & Tottenham.
— Richard Jolly (@RichJolly) January 19, 2020