Claudio Ranieri believes it is still to soon to speak about Leicester City winning the Premier League after his side secured a 1-0 victory at Tottenham Hotspurs on Wednesday night (13 January). The three points let Foxes moving level with Arsenal at the top of the Premier League table after the Gunners were held to a 3-3 draw in their visit to Liverpool.
The game at White Hart Lane looked destined to a goalless draw just after Harry Kane saw Spurs best chance hitting the bar in the second half, following a good effort by goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel. However, former Chelsea defender Huth took advantage of Christian Fuchs' corner to give the Foxes the three points with a later header in the 83th minute.
The Italian boss was happy with the victory but tried to play down anticipation over his side winning the title, as there is still much work to do until the end of the campaign.
"It's only January, it's not May," he said as quoted by Express after the game. "It's ok, it's good. We must continue to work hard and remain grounded. This is a crazy league this year."
"I hope I can help my players. I want them always if we win or lose to clear their minds and think about the next match. Because what we did has passed and now it's important to focus on Aston Villa. Yesterday they won their match, they want to fight and don't want to be relegated. It will be another good battle on Saturday."
"A lot of people ask what Leicester can do; I don't know what we can do. We are very solid and we want to continue. There's a very good atmosphere, good lads because they are very friendly. I want this to continue."