1 – André Villas-Boas won 1 of 3 North London derbies versus Arsenal, beating the Gunners 2-1 at White Hart Lane last season. He had previously lost 5-2 at the Emirates in his first North London derby and saw his side los 1-0 at Arsenal this season.
5 – Tottenham’s 5-0 home thrashing by Liverpool on Sunday was Tottenham’s biggest defeat at White Hart Lane since losing 6-1 at home to Chelsea in December 1997.
6 – André Villas-Boas took just 6 points in 8 matches vs current top half opposition, with an aggregate score of 4-16.
6 – Tottenham’s 6-0 loss at Manchester City three weeks ago was Tottenham’s biggest Premier League defeat since they lost 7-1 at Newcastle in December 1996.
9 – Tottenham have dismissed 9 managers since Arsenal appointed Arsène Wenger. Gerry Francis, Christian Gross, George Graham, Glenn Hoddle, Jacques Santini, Martin Jol, Juande Ramos, Harry Redknapp and now André Villas-Boas have all left the hot seat at White Hart Lane since rivals Arsenal appointed Wenger in October 1996.
20 – Of his 20 games in charge of Tottenham in the Europa League, André Villas-Boas won 12, drew 7 and lost only 1.
53.7% – André Villas-Boas had a higher win percentage in the Premier League with Tottenham than he did during his 27 games in charge of Chelsea (48.1%).
56.25% – André Villas-Boas has the highest winning percentage of any Tottenham manager (all competitions) since 1899.
72 – André Villas-Boas recorded Tottenham’s highest-ever Premier League points tally last season, guiding Spurs to a fifth place finish with 72 points.
£105m – Tottenham spent a reported £105 million on the signings of Roberto Soldado, Erik Lamela, Paulinho, Christian Eriksen, Étienne Capoue, Vlad Chiricheș and Nacer Chadli over the summer. He was given just 16 Premier League games to work with them.