It goes without saying that a 2-1 loss to Newcastle was not the start to the season Tottenham had in mind.
The loss puts Spurs in a bit of a hole right from the start as they look to find their way back to the Champions League. It also extends the club's ridiculously poor run in the Premier League, which spans back to the end of last season.
Hence, it is understandable for one to be at least a little worried about the new-look Spurs under the guidance of their new coach, Andre Villas-Boas.
However, such reactions are premature given the circumstances currently surrounding the club.
So why should we keep our heads together and not lose faith in Tottenham's 2012-13 season?
Here are five reasons.