Yesterday's draw between Tottenham Hotspur and West Bromwich Albion was nigh disastrous for Spurs' title chances. The 1-1 draw at White Hart Lane represents two dropped points at home, meaning Leicester City takes a seven point cushion into the final three matches of the season.
Obviously, everyone associated with Spurs is incredibly disappointed, not least of which is Harry Kane. The league's leading scorer was interviewed after the game and said that, while Spurs' title hopes are "unlikely," the team will continue fighting until the end.
"It's been a fantastic season so far so we can't get too down. Obviously, it's a gutted feeling. We wanted to win the game but there's still three games left. We can't just fold. We've got to keep fighting until the very end."
"If [Leicester] lose the next game, you just never know with the pressure. Obviously not winning today makes it a lot harder but it's not in our hands, it's in Leicester hands. If they go and win, they win. But we've just got to win our remaining three games.
"It's not impossible but it looks unlikely given the way this season's gone so far. We can't control them. We haven't been able to control them for the last few weeks. They've been doing a job, as have we, and it's just a shame we didn't get the three points today."
Yesterday's result can be viewed as a highly unlucky one for Spurs after they hit the woodwork three times and were denied by good keeping from Boaz Myhill. There has been a lot of discussion in Tottenham fan circles of Tony Pulis' negative tactics during the match, including allegations of time-wasting, overly defensive football, and winding up players, but Kane was clear that the result falls squarely on his and his teammates' shoulders.
"We're becoming a very good team and teams below us or teams at the other end of the table want to come here and get a result, get a point. They want to waste time a bit, they want to be in front of the referee but that's football.
"There's nothing we can do about that -- we've got to learn to cope. It's experience, we're a young side and that's what we've got to learn from it.
"Everyone seems to be putting in 110 percent against us but that's football. If you want to be a top team in this league, you're going to have to cope with that. We feel we are, we feel we've done well coping with that over the last few months.
"It was just one of those games. West Brom are a side who if you give them a chance, if you don't put them to bed, they'll come back to bite you and that's what they've done."
Spurs' title ambitions are now hanging by a thread. Spurs head into a London derby against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, a difficult match even under the best of circumstances, and a place where Spurs haven't won in the Premier League in 25 years. Meanwhile, a Leicester City win against Manchester United this weekend means the Foxes can lift the Premier League trophy at Old Trafford.
But there's still plenty of things left to fight for. With three matches to go, Spurs are five points (four, with goal differential) from clinching its first finish ahead of Arsenal in 21 years. They still have a chance to finish second in the table, and Champions League is a near certainty at this point. Kane's comments suggest that while the ultimate goal is probably beyond their reach at this point, Tottenham's players won't crumble after this setback.