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"He normally scores those in training" - misfiring Leeds striker backed by team mate

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Leeds United drew 1-1 with Sheffield Wednesday today, and Steve Morison backed Mirco Antenucci to find his scoring boots after misfiring against the Owls.

Leeds United made it two points in three games under Darko Milanic's stewardship today, with a 1-1 against Yorkshire rivals Sheffield Wednesday at Elland Road. The result followed on from a 2-0 defeat to Brentford and 0-0 draw with Reading, leaving new manager Milanic without a win so far.

Leeds did though score their first goal under the Slovenian, as Giuseppe Bellusci's second half goal from Alex Mowatt's free kick cancelled out Chris Maguire's opener for Wednesday, handed the sides a share of the spoils.

But it could have been so different for Leeds. The Whites created a number of chances in the game - ten, to be exact - and could have won the game, but Italian striker Mirco Antenucci missed three goalscoring opportunities in a tough afternoon for the 30-year-old.

Antenucci bagged his first goal for the club against Bournemouth last month, and followed that up with his second goal in a Leeds shirt against Huddersfield just days later.

However, his shooting boots seemed to desert him today, and fellow striker Steve Morison - who replaced Antenucci with ten minutes to play - believes that Antenucci will have been frustrated as he'd have bagged those chances in training.

"I think it's a tough one. First half they had a few more chances than we did", said Morison. "Second half Mirco's had a couple of excellent chances. He'll be kicking himself because he'd have buried them in training."

Some Leeds fans stated after the game that Billy Sharp should partner Souleymane Doukara in attack, but Milanic chose to bring Sharp on in place of Doukara rather than alongside him, before replacing Antenucci with Morison.

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