Claudio Ranieri still upbeat despite Foxes drawing against West Brom
Two points dropped could end Leicester City's reign at the top of the table
March 2nd, 2016
The Baggies held Leicester to a 2-2 draw at the King Power Stadium last night, this result giving Tottenham Hotspur a chance to leapfrog the Foxes and storm to the top of the table should they beat West Ham at the Boleyn Ground tonight.
This was one of the games which Leicester City were expected to win, indeed these are the games in which they really need to clinch the three points should they wish to lift the Premier League title in two months time. Nevertheless, Foxes boss Claudio Ranieri maintains that he was pleased with the performance of his side despite them dropping two points at home to West Brom.
“I am very pleased with our performance. They played so well, there was no panic after the first goal. We played much better than against Norwich. I am satisfied with the performance. Just sometimes you can do everything but the ball doesn’t want to go in,” Ranieri said to BBC Sport.
“I want to create a lot of chances and sooner or later we score. Tonight wasn’t the right moment but we are alive and we fight to the end. Everybody is ready to fight, to play well, to create chances. Only the victory was missing.
“Nothing negative. We tried to do everything and well done to my players. I love this, we never never give up. We always try the best in every situation. Every team plays football and we have to find the solution and try to win. It is important not to lose the match too as they could have counter-attacked.”
Leicester City’s next outing is at Vicarage Road on Saturday afternoon when they go head-to-head with mid-table Watford.