It has not been the best of starts for Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League.
The north Londoners have only won one game against Aston Villa so far and will be keen to improve after the international break.
Draws against Arsenal and Manchester City and a shock defeat to Newcastle United mean the club currently occupy ninth place in the Premier League.
Concerningly for Mauricio Pochettino, Spurs are yet to register a clean sheet in 2019/20, suggesting things have slackened at the back.
Further evidence of this is the statistic that Hugo Lloris has made 19 saves so far (via The Mirror), which is the most of any goalkeeper in the division.
Tottenham are conceding too many chances at the moment and Pochettino must address the issue once he gets his players back from international duty.
In recent seasons the club have improved a lot defensively, with Toby Alderweireld having been a fine addition to the squad and Jan Vertonghen generally always reliable.
The experienced Belgians must recapture their best form quickly, or else Spurs could find themselves under constant pressure and chasing games.
The likes of Harry Winks and Moussa Sissoko must also do their bit to help prevent Lloris from making saves, as should the full-backs.