Paul Robinson compares Leicester's current situation to his experiences at Leeds United

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Paul Robinson believes the pressure will eventually weigh on Leicester's players.

Burnley goalkeeper Paul Robinson has told BBC Sport's Match of the Day 2 Extra that he thinks Leicester's push for the title is very similar to when he was at Leeds.

The Foxes lost 2-1 away at Arsenal after a dramatic Danny Welbeck winner in injury time, but they remain in a strong position to win the title.

Claudio Ranieri's men have enjoyed a remarkable season and still remain top of the Premier League table, even though Arsenal and Tottenham have closed the gap to just two points.

Many pundits - and bookmakers - believe that Leicester may have blown their chance of the title, but given that they still sit top of the table, and their situation has now been compared to previous title races.

Paul Robinson, currently at Burnley, spoke on BBC Sport's Match of the Day 2 Extra today, and suggested that Leicester's position at the top is 'very similar' to what he experienced at Leeds United.

Leeds finished in the top five of the Premier League table for five straight seasons between 1997 and 2002, but could never get over the line and win the title - something Robinson was a part of during his time at Elland Road.

Robinson claims that, if you haven't won the Premier League title before, the pressure of being expected to win can weigh heavily on certain players, especially if the chasing pack all have title-winners in their squads - and says that's what Leicester now have to face up to as the league leaders.

"It's very similar," said Robinson when asked whether he would compare it to Leeds. "The couple of seasons that we had at Leeds when we were leading the league for quite a while, we had the likes Manchester United behind us; experience of winning the league, players who have been there and done it."

"When you've not been there and done it, all of a sudden you're expected to win on the weekend, results don't start going for you, you start losing a few results, and you don't know how to put that right. You haven't got the experience of leading and being at the front of the pack, and it does change people," he added.

Will Leicester achieve what Leeds didn't, and win the Premier League title this season?

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