Date: 13th February 2017 at 12:33pm
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By Harvey Byrne

Danny Mills has shared that he believes Leeds can still make the play-offs despite the Yorkshire giants’ recent poor form.

The former Whites full-back turned football pundit has told that any team that finishes in the play-off positions has a chance of winning promotion to the top flight and has described it as a “lottery.”

Additionally, he was full of praise for current manager Garry Monk, sharing that the former Swans boss has done well on a small budget as well as avoiding early reports of a possible sacking following a poor start to the season.

Leeds are currently sat in fifth place in the Championship table following two defeats against Huddersfield and Cardiff in their last two matches, but Mills has stated that he still expects a top six finish.

“Yeah, really disappointing,” started Danny Mills on Sky Sports News’ Premier League Dailly show speaking about the club’s recent poor results.

“But I think Garry Monk’s done a fantastic job, again on a shoe string budget and a lot of talk about him getting the sack in the early part of the season.

“They play Bristol tomorrow night which is an opportunity for them to bounce back very quickly.

“I expect Leeds to still make the play-offs and if they do that it’s then a complete lottery as it could be an outstanding goal, a slip, a bad refereeing decision. Get yourselves in there and then we’ll go up via the play-offs, that’s fine.”

There is currently five points between Leeds in fifth and play-off hopefuls Norwich in seventh.

With just 15 matches of the season left Monk’s team will be keen to ensure they don’t drop out of the top six after being in the top five places since their 2-1 victory over Rotherham in November.

Additionally, the club have not finished in the top six of the Championship since 2006 when they suffered a 3-0 defeat against Watford at Millennium Stadium.

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