Tottenham’s performance at Arsenal was so bad that the fans left before the end of the first half.
This is the third week in a row Spurs have conceded three goals, but this one would have been the most painful after being largely outplayed in the 3-1 loss to the Gunners.
A supporter called Darren Bent’s Boot Room to reveal he left before half-time, disgusted at being so appalled at what he was seeing.
“It was devilish, I’ve never seen it so bad in years,” said the caller. “We signed a right-back which cost us £ 26million and he’s quick and on the bench.
“We have [Japhet] Tanganga there who is fast but is not a right back. He has a little rhythm [Emerson Royal], he can run with the ball, he can move the ball forward and relieve our defense.
“Our defense is appalling, we still have [Eric] Dier which was appalling last year.
The appellant then lamented Harry Kane’s performance.
“Kane doesn’t want to be there anymore,” added the caller. “He’s just standing there and looking, Son walked past him and when he got that shot [Aaron] Ramsdale saved, Kane stayed there.
Things are not looking good for Spurs and Nuno Espirito Santo, but in football everything can change very quickly.
As Mikel Arteta can point out, a month ago his side had not scored a goal and were the last in the league, but are now above the Portuguese manager’s squad.
Now is a huge week for the Spurs manager who will aim to improve the atmosphere around the club by beating NS Mura in the Europa Conference League and then shaping Aston Villa in the Premier League.