Leeds United boss Milanic: We must create more chances

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Darko Milanic wanted his Leeds United side to create more chances in their match against Reading.

Leeds United manager Darko Milanic has revealed that he expected his side to create more chances against Reading in midweek than they were able to. 

The Whites managed just one shot on target during the game against the Royals and Milanic says that he was surprised that his team didn't forge more openings.

The Slovenian manager suggested that he moved Casper Sloth to the tip of his diamond midfield line-up to try and give his side a greater creative outlet, but it didn't have the desired effect. 

“We played with a diamond and I went with Sloth because he is there between the lines," he said to the Yorkshire Evening Post. 

“He can make the life of the opponents difficult but we didn’t do that enough. I expected us to create more chances.”

Leeds will be looking to show greater attacking qualities this weekend when they come up against Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday this weekend.

The Owls are a decent outfit and will provide a tough test for Milanic's men as they look to return to winning ways.

The Whites had been in fine form under caretaker boss Neil Redfearn, but their momentum has been halted and they will be aiming to get the positivity back to Elland Road on Saturday.

A win will be key to doing this and Milanic will know his side will have to show greater cutting edge if they are to get the three points.

The Whites are yet to score a goal under his stewardship and if fire blanks for too much longer it will be a worrying trend that is being set.

The side should have enough quality going forward with Mirco Antenucci and Billy Sharp both good finishers, but they will need service from midfield and an increase in creativity will be hoped for against the Owls. 

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