Darren Fletcher has called upon West Brom to cause an upset in the title race by beating Tottenham on Monday night.
West Brom have little to play the remainder of the campaign, but they are a potential stumbling block for Tottenham in the race for the Premier League title. Spurs are in contention with Leicester City at the top of the table. Being the chasing pack, Spurs need to match the achievements of Leicester City during the weekend. Claudio Ranieri’s men extended their lead to 8 points after a 4-0 win over Swansea.
Spurs will now look to reduce the deficit back to 5 points with a win over West Brom, but captain Darren Fletcher claims that the Midlands club will not roll over since they have nothing to play in the campaign. The former Manchester United midfielder claims that West Brom can play for pride when they visit Spurs at White Hart Lane on Monday night. Fletcher has a lot of experience of playing in title races. He won four league titles with United before joining West Brom. Spurs, though, are involved in their first race in the league since the 1960s. West Brom have managed just one victory in the last five games.
Pulis issued a rallying cry ahead of the game.“You want to be in the spotlight. You want to be involved in big games that people are watching.Every player responds to that challenge, for me it was always the bigger the game the greater the excitement, this is where I want to be.Tapping into that is really important for the players. I know everybody says we’ve reached 40 points already.Maybe that’s enabled us to go and enjoy these games a little bit more with a little less pressure,” said Fletcher ahead of the game.