Has There Been Any Improvement Under Jose Mourinho?
In his first twelve matches, Jose Mourinho has won twenty points which are six more points than Pochettino’s twelve games in charge of this premier league season.
Goals for and against are similar in nature. However, Jose’s Tottenham have been more direct in their style of play. The percentage of long balls have increased from 8.8 to 11.8%.
8.8% was under Pochettino which was increased to 11.8 under Jose Mourinho.
Mourinho’s side have won possession in the final third of the pitch more than any other side in the premier league since his arrival.
Tottenham have won more than twice as many balls higher up the pitch, compared to Pochettino’s side.
Under Mauricio, Pochettino Spurs were ranked fourth lowest in the premier league between August and November.
Under Jose Mourinho, Tottenham has scored twenty goals in twelve matches. However, under Mauricio Pochettino Spurs have scored eighteen goals in twelve matches.
Jose Mourinho’s Vs Pochettino’s Tottenham
Mourinho’s side has shown more aggression in the final third with high pressing and turnovers going up to forty percent and pressing up by thirty-eight percent.
Spurs had an average possession of sixty-five percent under Pochettino’s first six league games, whereas, under Jose Mourinho, they have an average of just forty-seven percent in the first six league games.
The Portuguese boss has been able to instrument his winning mentality when his side have taken the lead in games. Spurs have not dropped a single point in the five premier league games in which they have a lead.
Under Pochettino, Spurs have dropped twelve points from the twelve games played under him this premier league games, which was the worst record in this division.
Tottenham have kept just two clean sheets in twelve under Jose Mourinho, however, Spurs have kept just one in twelve matches under Pochettino.
Mourinho’s side have shown great improvement on set pieces, conceding just 4 goals. Whereas, Pochettino’s Spurs did not concede any goal from set-pieces in twelve games.
Tottenham are sixth in the premier league table and six points behind top-four spots. They have to show great potential and improvement to push for a top-four spot.