Tottenham Hotspur stadium: How Premier League teams who opened new grounds in the 21st century have performed in their first five home league games


Tottenham Hotspur stadium: How Premier League teams who opened new grounds in the 21st century have performed in their first five home league games

After months of delays Tottenham Hotspur’s new stadium is finally ready to open officially.

A first test event at the new ground saw Spurs’ Under-18 side take on Southampton and win 3-1 in front of a 30,000 strong crowd, while a legends match delighted supporters in the second game.

Tottenham’s new ground experienced its first taste of football


The first-team will play their opening match on Wednesday, April 3 for their Premier League match against Crystal Palace – the first of five league matches at the new ground before the end of the season

There is reported ‘trepidation’ among Mauricio Pochettino’s men about moving into the new stadium at such a key point in the season.

Pochettino was there to check out the new stadium

So this got us thinking, how well have Premier League teams who have moved stadiums in the 21st century performed in their first five league encounters at their new home?

Below you can see the records of the other teams and see if the Spurs players’ alleged fears are justified.