By Emma Sanders
Chris Wood has revealed the reason why Leeds are winning more games this season and claimed it is down to the number of chances they are creating.
The in-form striker admitted it was much easier to score goals this season than it was during the 2015-16 campaign and is pleased with the opportunities he has been given so far.
Leeds currently sit in seventh place in the Championship table after a huge turnaround under Garry Monk following a slow start to the campaign in the opening few weeks.
“The best thing about this season compared to last season is that we’ve created a lot more and we’ve got players who are good at creating chances,” said Wood, as reported by the Yorkshire Evening Post.
“If you’re given five or six chances as a team per game you’re going to put two or three away. Last season we were only create one or tow. It didn’t give us a chance to win games.”
Wood was impressive last season, scoring 13 goals in 36 league appearances despite his side recording the fewest number of shots on target in the league during home fixtures.
The record at Elland Road was disappointing but they have turned it around this season and have already netted 19 goals in the league, which is the same number as Huddersfield in the play-off position.
Already this season, the 24-year-old has scored 11 goals in all competitions from 20 appearances and has netted three times in his last five league appearances for Leeds.
The Whites take on Rotherham in their next Championship fixture on Saturday and hope to bounce back from their 2-0 defeat against league leaders Newcastle last weekend.