The teams in the English top tier that have performed the best at the back.
As the old football cliche goes a team can’t lose a match if they don’t concede and whilst it’s great to see your side score bagfuls of goals, keeping clean-sheets is arguably more important.
Managers such as Jose Mourinho have built a successful career on being tight in defence and grinding out important results when necessary, so here are the Premier League sides with the best defensive record this season.
Last term the Saints one were of the leakiest sides in the division and so Maurcio Pochettino entered the transfer market in the summer of 2013 and bought Dejan Lovren.
Of course the Croatia international isn’t the sole reason for their success as Jose Fonte, Nathaniel Clyne, Luke Shaw and Calum Chambers have also performed admirably and the south coast side are ever improving.