11 stunning statistics which will delight Tottenham fans after their 3-0 win over Manchester United

28 Aug

Tottenham Hotspur fans will be grinning from ear-to-ear today after a fantastic 3-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford.

Spurs supporters know, all too well, their poor record in the north west against the Red Devils but they put on a brilliant show to leave Jose Mourinho’s position as manager in jeopardy.

Tottenham Hotspur players celebrate during their 3-0 victory over Manchester United.

Lucas Moura, a £25million January signing from Paris Saint-Germain, was the star of the show for a second game running as his pace, pressing, and dribbling scared the living daylights out of Phil Jones, Chris Smalling, and Victor Lindelof.

Meanwhile, Toby Alderweireld was at his imperious best with Dele Alli giving another showcase on his continued, and under appreciated evolution as a complete midfielder.

And there were some amazing facts and figures to come out of the game, which you can see below.

 

Last night was Tottenham Hotspur’s biggest win at Old Trafford since a 4-1 win in October 1972, Martin Peters scored all four with Bobby Charlton netting the reply.

 

The loss was the first time Manchester United have lost by 3+ goals at Old Trafford since March 2014.

 

Tottenham are the first London team to win at Old Trafford since they beat them 2-1 in 2014.

 

Lucas Moura has three goals and four assists in his eight starts in all competitions since joining Tottenham.