Of course you could point out that Poyet manages to make winning look dull and defeats expected, but it's impossible to have a go at him. Have you forgotten the poo letter..?
Have a quiz all about those Premier League players hailing from the continent of Africa...
1) Arsenal left-back Kieran Gibbs has played for which other current Premier League club?
Norwich (on loan in 2008).
2) How many PL titles has Ashley Cole won? An extra point if you can name the years.
Three: 2001-02, 2003-04 and 2009-10.
3) Which defender has previously played for Srem, OFK Beograd and Lokomotiv Moscow?
4) Name the three Belgians in WhoScored's top 20 players.
Eden Hazard, Thomas Vermaelen and Marouane Fellaini.
5) Damien Duff's four clubs in chronological order please...
Blackburn, Chelsea, Newcastle, Fulham.
6) Thomas Vermaelen was in the PFA Team of the Year in 2009-10 along with which Irish central defender?
7) Which PL newcomer was born in Gliwice in Poland?
8) Fernando Torres has now played 100 games for Spain. Which other three current Spain players have made it to a century of caps?
Iker Casillas, Xavi and Xabi Alonso.
9) Which player is on record as saying, "Football is just a job, a means to an end...there are more important things in life than kicking a ball around...yes, I play for the money but then doesn't everybody who gets up in the morning and goes to work? They do it to provide for their family."?
10) What number shirt does Abou Diaby wear at Arsenal?
11) Which attacking player's list of former clubs reads: Beveren, Le Mans and Lille.
12) Which English winger rates highest in WhoScored's rankings this season but has never been called up for his country?
13) From which club did Manchester United sign Rafael despite him never making an appearance for their senior side?
14) Which right-back on this list was in the PFA League One Team of the Year in 2007-08?
15) Which midfielder is married to the former Miss Spain Lorena Bernal?
16) Which defender has created more chances in the Premier League this season than any other player?
17) Which PL newcomer was named Player of the Year for the last two seasons in his previous league?
18) Which player has scored four goals in his first four Premier League games?
19) How many PL titles has Carlos Tevez won? An extra point if you can name the years.
Three: 2007-08, 2008-09 and 2011-12.
20) So who's left? Who is WhoScored's highest-rated player of the season so far?