Spurs really are most Spursy team in Premier League as incredible stats revealed that will just confirm fans' fears | The Sun
TOTTENHAM have thrown away the most points from winning positions in Premier League history.
The North London outfit blew a whopping 451 points, two more than next highest Everton, with Chelsea in third.
In better news for Spurs fans, they have also GAINED the most points from losing positions since the top flight’s rebrand in 1992-93.
According to bookies Sky Bet, Spurs’ impressive haul of 427 is one more than next-best Manchester United.
Seven of those points belong to new chief Ange Postecoglou.
His side came from behind to take a draw off Brentford on the opening day as well as the full three points off Burnley and, famously on Saturday, Sheffield United.
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That 2-1 win over the Blades was also the latest comeback victory in Prem history — courtesy of a 98th-minute equaliser from Richarlison and Dejan Kulusevski’s winner as the clock reached triple figures.
Only Jurgen Klopp’s Liverpool have produced more salvage operations this term.
Brentford have blown more points from winning positions than any other club this season, with a total of six dropped.
While no Prem ever-present has thrown away fewer points from a leading position than United’s tally of 262 — underlining just how difficult they were to come back against in the Sir Alex Ferguson era.
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One thing is for sure, whether it is throwing away points or snatching them back, no team has provided more entertainment than Spurs over the years.
Sky Bet researched the data to mark their new feature AccaFreeze, which allows customers to freeze a winning score of a 5+ leg acca to win the leg early.
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