Tottenham created two undesirable items of Premier League historical past following their 2-1 defeat to West Ham on Thursday night.
Ange Postecoglou’s facet went in entrance via Cristian Romero’s early header, however couldn’t maintain on to the lead on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium.
West Ham hit again within the second half via targets from Jarrod Bowen and James Ward-Prowse.
They’ve now misplaced 4 of their final 5 matches within the Premier League, with the one level they’ve picked up arriving in Sunday’s thrilling 3-3 draw with Metropolis on the Etihad Stadium.
However it’s the method of the defeats which is able to little doubt concern Postecoglou probably the most forward of a busy run of festive fixtures.
And OptaJoe have revealed that injury-hit Spurs have set two undesirable Premier League data on account of their loss to their London rivals.
They’re the primary facet within the historical past of the Premier League to fail to win 5 consecutive video games after going 1-0 up, and have misplaced three consecutive dwelling video games after main by the identical scoreline.
1 – Tottenham are the primary facet in Premier League historical past to…
…fail to win 5 consecutive video games regardless of going 1-0 up in every match.
…lose three consecutive dwelling video games regardless of going up 1-0 up in every match.
— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) December 7, 2023
West Ham, in the meantime, have now gained three of their final 4 Premier League following a dip in kind.
David Moyes’ facet at the moment are simply three factors behind Spurs, and will rise to as excessive as fifth with a win at Fulham on Sunday.
Spurs should now regroup after what was an unimaginable begin to the season, and one which noticed them high the Premier League desk in November.
They host Newcastle on the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium on Sunday, earlier than a visit to the Metropolis Floor to tackle struggling Nottingham Forest.
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