Comparing Nuno’s record at Spurs with their last 5 managers

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Nuno Espirito Santo

Tottenham have announced the sacking of manager Nuno Espirito Santo following a disappointing start to the season. 

Having only been appointed in July 2021, Nuno failed to win over Spurs fans after a string of bad results and even worse performances. He leaves the club having the shortest reign of any permanent Spurs manager since Jacques Santini.

But how does his record compare to Tottenham’s last five full-time appointments? We’ve crunched the numbers to find out.

Note: Games from all competitions are included and any match that resulted in a penalty shoot-out has been marked as a draw.

Nuno Espirito Santo

Games: 17
Won: 9
Drawn: 1
Lost: 7

Goals for: 25
Goals against: 25
Clean sheets: 5

Points per game: 1.76
Win rate: 52.9%
Loss rate: 41.2%

Goals per game: 1.47
Goals against per game: 1.47

Tottenham manager Nuno Espirito Santo

READ: Comparing Nuno Espirito Santo’s PL record at Spurs with Jacques Santini

Jose Mourinho

Games: 86
Won: 44
Drawn: 18
Lost: 24

Goals for: 168
Goals against: 106
Clean sheets: 24

Points per game: 1.74
Win rate: 51.2%
Loss rate: 27.9%

Goals per game: 1.95
Goals against per game: 1.23

Mauricio Pochettino

Games: 293
Won: 159
Drawn: 63
Lost: 71

Goals for: 550
Goals against: 322
Clean sheets: 98

Points per game: 1.84
Win rate: 54.3%
Loss rate: 24.2%

Goals per game: 1.88
Goals against per game: 1.10

READ: Where are they now? The Spurs side from Poch’s first pre-season friendly

Tim Sherwood

Games: 28
Won: 14
Drawn: 4
Lost: 10

Goals for: 47
Goals against: 41
Clean sheets: 7

Points per game: 1.64
Win rate: 50%
Loss rate: 35.7%

Goals per game: 1.68
Goals against per game: 1.46

Andre Villas-Boas

Games: 80
Won: 44
Drawn: 20
Lost: 16

Goals for: 137
Goals against: 91
Clean sheets: 28

Points per game: 1.90
Win rate: 55.0%
Loss rate: 20.0%

Goals per game: 1.71
Goals against per game: 1.14

Harry Redknapp

Games: 199
Won: 99
Drawn: 49
Lost: 51

Goals for: 338
Goals against: 230
Clean sheets: 66

Points per game: 1.74
Win rate: 49.7%
Loss rate: 25.6%

Goals per game: 1.65
Goals against per game: 1.16


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