Ian Wright discusses Tottenham's title aspirations, defends sloppy draw against West Brom

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Ian Wright believes Tottenham's point at West Brom was a good one.

Ian Wright has told the Sun Goals Podcast that he felt Tottenham were sloppy against West Brom on Saturday - but defended their 1-1 draw.

Dele Alli gave Spurs the lead when he prodded the ball home from Toby Alderweireld's long pass, but James McClean gave West Brom a point by heading home at the back post after a great cross from Darren Fletcher.

The draw takes Tottenham's unbeaten Premier League run to 14 games, but fans are a little frustrated that Spurs didn't get the victory.

Having led 1-0, Spurs may have been expecting to pick up three points, but had to settle for an eighth draw of the season, which is the most in the Premier League this term.

Given the unpredictable nature of the Premier League this season, Tottenham have been catapulted into the conversation for potential title winners, and some believe that a point away at West Brom is a sign that they aren't quite ready for that challenge.

However, ex-Arsenal striker Ian Wright has told the Sun Goals Podcast that he thinks Tottenham's draw actually proves their title aspirations, as they didn't lose despite being off colour.

"When I watched them, there was a lot of sloppy play from Spurs," said Wright. "But they didn't lose it, that's the main thing. McClean was very lucky to stay on, it was a terrible tackle on Dembele. It was one of those games where you can say that it's a game that if they've got [title] aspirations they should win, but I think it's a game that if they've got aspirations, they don't lose," he added.

With Manchester City off the boil, Arsenal prone to slip-ups, Manchester United struggling to score and Chelsea struggling at the wrong end of the Premier League table, Tottenham find themselves in with a chance of challenging for the title - and picking up a point away from home at a tough place like West Brom is a positive result, especially when they say Arsenal lose their just weeks ago.

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