Leicester fans in tears after West Ham take the lead

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When Aaron Cresswell’s screamer put West Ham ahead, Leicester fans must have started fearing the worst.

Two minutes previously, they were leading 1-0 and looked set to go ten points clear at the top of the Premier League.

But an Andy Carroll penalty followed by Cresswell’s worldy meant that a loss - followed by a Spurs win tomorrow - would see the gap cut to just four points.

It was just too much to take for some fans - two in particular.

One young Leicester fans was in tears on his Mother’s lap while another - presumably his brother - was having a tantrum before seeking his Dad’s comfort.

Although the video may break your heart - it’s hard to feel sorry for the youngsters. They’ve experienced Leicester’s greatest ever season at a young age when the older generation of supporters have suffered a lot of previous heartbreak.

If they’re going to cry about losing to West Ham when they’re still top of the Premier League, they’ve got a tough life ahead of them - it’s not going to get much better than this.

As you can see below, Twitter was far from sympathetic.

Whether or not the kids were still in the stadium to see Leonardo Ulloa score a 95th minute equaliser from the penalty spot is unknown. But those tears would have, undoubtedly, turned into a big smile after Claudio Ranieri’s side earned, what could be, a valuable point.

Four matches remain for Leicester as they sit eight points clear of Spurs having played a game more.

Swansea, Manchester United, Everton and Chelsea stand in the way of the Foxes completing the incredible 5000/1 feat of winning the title.

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