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Tottenham Hotspur draw West Brom 1-1, won't win Premier League title barring a miracle

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Well ... bye.

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Tottenham Hotspur haven't been mathematically eliminated from Premier League title contention just yet, but they all but ended the race by drawing West Bromwich Albion 1-1 on Monday. They're now seven points behind Leicester City with three games to play, meaning the Foxes need just one win or three draws from three games to guarantee they'll lift the trophy.

Spurs had numerous chances to score in a dominant first half. Their one goal came courtesy of West Brom defender Craig Dawson in the 33rd minute, as he deflected a Christian Eriksen free kick into his own goal while trying to fend off Jan Vertonghen. But both Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen hit the woodwork, while the Baggies created absolutely nothing of consequence. Erik Lamela hit the post too, off a great move in the 58th minute.

But the game turned around 58 minutes in, and in exactly the way you'd expect from a Tony Pulis side -- off a corner kick. Dawson made up for his earlier error by beating Eric Dier to an aerial ball and nodding past Hugo Lloris, who was caught badly out of position. Dier was injured on the play, and walked down the tunnel with an apparent head injury.

Spurs lost two points on Monday, but they might have lost Dele Alli for the rest of the season too. The PFA Young Player of the Year wasn't spotted by referee Mike Jones throwing a punch into the stomach of Claudio Yacob, but TV cameras caught the act. Don't be stunned if he's charged by the FA and suspended for three games, which would end his year.