Spurs 3rd: Ranking every PL club by points dropped from winning positions

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Jose Mourinho will bristle, but his Tottenham team are fast gaining a reputation for dropping points.

After losing leads to Crystal Palace and Wolves over the festive period, Tottenham were pegged back by relegation-threatened Fulham on Wednesday night.

This got us thinking, which Premier League team has dropped the most points from winning positions this season?

With a compressed schedule and the current preference for pressing tactics, it isn’t surprising that some teams cannot sustain their performance levels throughout the whole game.

On the other hand, some teams evidently have their finger permanently close to the self-destruct button.

We’ve crunched the data and present which clubs have been failing to hold on to their leads.

19= Aston Villa – 0 points
19= Leicester City – 0 points
17= Arsenal – 3 points
17= Everton – 3 points
16. Wolves – 4 points
13= Burnley – 5 points
13= Manchester United – 5 points
13= West Brom – 5 points
10= Crystal Palace – 6 points
10= Leeds United – 6 points
10= Newcastle United – 6 points
8= Chelsea – 7 points
8= Manchester City – 7 points
6= Liverpool – 8 points
6= West Ham United – 8 points
5. Fulham – 9 points
3= Southampton – 10 points
3= Tottenham- 10 points
2. Sheffield United – 11 points
1. Brighton – 12 points


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