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Tottenham are NOT title contenders, insists Ally McCoist after Jose Mourinho's men lose more ground on the leading pack with damaging draw against Fulham - as he predicts Liverpool and Man City to pull clear

By Jordan Seward For Mailonline

Published: 00:34 GMT, 14 January 2021 | Updated: 00:34 GMT, 14 January 2021

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Tottenham are not contenders to win the Premier League this season, Ally McCoist has insisted.

Jose Mourinho's men spurned the chance to breach the top four and close the gap on Liverpool and on Wednesday night as they were held to a draw at home by relegation-threatened Fulham. 

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Harry Kane had given them a lead in the first half but Ivan Cavaleiro scored a superb header to earn a richly-deserved point for the visitors.

Tottenham dropped crucial points on Wednesday as Fulham came from behind to earn a point

Tottenham dropped crucial points on Wednesday as Fulham came from behind to earn a point

Ivan Cavaleiro headed in an equaliser for visitors Fulham late on in the second half

Ivan Cavaleiro headed in an equaliser for visitors Fulham late on in the second half 

Squandering leads has become a damaging theme for Tottenham this season and for that reason, Amazon Prime pundit McCoist believes they cannot be considered as genuine title challengers.

Speaking after the match, McCoist said: 'I still think Manchester City and Liverpool are the strongest. But if you look at Liverpool's away from and it hasn't been good enough at all, defeats at Southampton and dropping points against West Brom at home and things like that. 

'Manchester City are the ones who look like they're hitting a bit of form and I think tonight is one of the reasons why I certainly wouldn't have Spurs as title contenders. 

'Listen, It would be crazy to rule them out, of course it would, and there's obviously an opportunity for them to

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