Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri focused on his own team

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Claudio Ranieri is more concerned with his team’s next opponents than their title rivals after “little Leicester” slipped up against West Brom.

The Foxes were held to a 2-2 draw on Tuesday to move three points clear at the top of the Premier League but could lose top spot on goal difference if Tottenham beat West Ham on Wednesday.

Leicester now travel to Watford on Saturday and Ranieri plans to spend his time studying the Vicarage Road side rather than anxiously watching Spurs or third-placed Arsenal, who host Swansea.

“Maybe I watch Watford more than the others. Watford are the most important, not the other teams,” he said. “I think there is Arsenal, Tottenham and Manchester City who fight for the title and there is little Leicester who fight against them. I want you to remember where we start.

“It [pressure] is not important for us. I am only concerned at my team and I look at the table at the end of the season to see where we are.

“We are confident. But we can repeat the final season like last season. We try to do our best. Today we were not so lucky but perhaps in the last 10 matches we will be. Why not? Be positive.”

Danny Drinkwater and Andy King scored to put Leicester 2-1 up at the break after Salomon Rondon’s early opener. Jamie Vardy and Shinji Okazaki hit the bar but the Foxes were held to a point after Craig Gardner levelled.

Ranieri added: “We didn’t panic after the first goal and managed the ball very well, we built the pressure from the back and our fans were behind us.

“We scored twice and if we had just a little more luck we would have won the match. Sometimes to get one point is good.”

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