Tottenham Hotspur’s championship door wide or narrow?

December 6, 2020

Premier League 2020/2021 has gone 10 rounds – it’s close to the point where things are supposed to start to be clear. This is a very reasonable number of rounds to acknowledge that the situation has been fixed, and it also accounts for more than 25% of the season. Sure, the schedule hasn’t come to an end yet, but look to last season to see a prime example. After the 10th round, the Top 4 leading teams in the tournament according to the expected goal difference are Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Manchester United. By the end of the season, the Top 4 on the Premier League rankings include Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea, and United.

So how is the Premier League this season after the 10th round? The top spot is being occupied by Tottenham Hotspur. They are on par with the defending champions in terms of points, but José Mourinho’s army is occupying the top spot with the highest goal difference in the tournament (+12). Spurs are second in terms of the number of goals scored (21) and are the only team in the tournament that has not conceded two numbers (9 goals). They are a mix of the unique defensive stamina of every team led by Mourinho, and the ability to organize attacks that are among the best in the league in this regard, and now we It is safe to say that they are one of the top candidates for the 2020/2021 Premier League title.

The FiveThirtyEight model sees Spurs’ chance of winning at 9%, while that of the betting markets is around 6%. Betting firm Sporting Index had predicted they would end the season with 72 points, equivalent to Chelsea in third place scores, seven points behind second-placed Liverpool, and top group 8 Manchester City. point. Currently, they have been added 11 points compared to the prediction of the season and become a candidate for the championship. Spurs were once expected to be a team close to the Europa League group this season, and now they have a chance to win the Premier League so big that they cannot be ignored. So, how did Mourinho and his students do that?