Leicester City 2-2 West Bromwich Albion: Baggies open door for Spurs


In all they had 22 attempts on goal but only two found their mark – Danny Drinkwater’s deflected shot, to cancel out Salomon Rondon’s opening goal for the visitors, and Andy King’s fine effort at the end of the first-half.

Yet while Ranieri maintained the courageous face, the result means that Spurs will leapfrog them on goal difference if they beat West Ham on Wednesday.
The Foxes take on Watford in their next fixture on Saturday.
Nevertheless, Ranieri will be delighted with the performance from his players, although they came agonisingly close late on to securing all three points with Leonardo Ulloa unable to get a decisive touch.
After a surprise draw against West Brom, the league leaders will look to return to winning ways as they head to Watford to play their next game in the English Premier League. We’ve done brilliant, it’s a fantastic point for us.
“Just sometimes, you can do everything, but the ball does not want to go in”, said Leicester coach Claudio Ranieri, who has turned a team that narrowly avoided relegation last season into title contenders.
“We don’t think about it, we are thinking about what we are doing well and badly. Today it’s clear we are in a very good position but there are still 11 games to play”.
And he says he is more confident now, after seeing his side rattle the crossbar twice against West Brom, than after the thrilling, last-gasp 1-0 win over Norwich City in their previous game.
However, they had to settle for a share of the spoils after Craig Gardner scored with a free-kick five minutes into the second half, although the Foxes did have chances to win the match, with Jamie Vardy and Shinji Okazaki both striking the woodwork.
Leicester hold a three-point lead over Tottenham with 10 games to play and are 10 points clear of fourth-placed Manchester City, who have a game in hand. “We always try the best in every situation”.
Leicester’s fantastic season has led to rumours Ranieri is line to take the Italy job should Antonio Conte depart for Chelsea.
Leicester City drew on Tuesday against West Brom, which puts their top spot in the Premier League table in jeopardy.
“I am supporting Leicester from now until the end of the season”. “They play really exciting football”, Pulis said. “They are fantastic and never stop”.