Sky Sports pundit predicts Leeds clash against Brighton, highlights key attackers
By Dominic Toner
David Prutton believes that Leeds can get a result against Brighton on Friday and named do Kemar Roofe and Chris Wood as important players.
The Whites face an away match against second-placed Brighton in the Championship and will move up to third with a victory.
Garry Monk’s side will be high in confidence after consecutive league wins against Aston Villa and Rotherham have seen them move into the play-off places.
Wood and Roofe were the goalscorers in the 2-0 victory against Villa, with the latter scoring his first goal for the club.
Sky Sports pundit Prutton predicts Leeds to earn a draw on Friday and highlighted the quality of the club’s attackers.
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“I’ve gone for a score draw purely because I think Leeds will have a lot of confidence following a wonderful run of performances,” Prutton told Sky Sports. “They’re still waiting for a comprehensive 90-minute display, but the signs that they’ve shown with the likes of Kemar Roofe and Chris Wood, it should put them in good stead.”
Roofe has emerged as an important player in Monk’s side and has thrived in the number 10 role in recent games.
The 23-year-old has shown a great determination since his summer move to Elland Road and finally ended his goal drought against Villa.
Wood has been Leeds’ star player this season and his goals have helped the club become promotion candidates.
The 25-year-old striker has led the line extremely well this campaign and has also shown great composure in front of goal.
He has scored 13 goals in just 23 appearances and will back himself to score against a formidable Brighton defence.
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