Don Goodman has suggested what Leeds need to do to get into a solid position this season.
Sky Sports pundit Don Goodman has admitted he was wrong over Leeds United.
Goodman suggested Leeds would struggle but having watched them play live against Sheffield Wednesday, he’s now revealed what he thinks can help them achieve an impressive season.
“Leeds need to consolidate, get a bit of stability in the club and kick on from there. Stability and a top-half finish would be progress,” Goodman told the Yorkshire Evening Post.
“You never know, if they are in the top half with five or six games to go, they could just sneak a play-off spot. That would represent a really solid season.”
The pessimism from Goodman over the early part of the season is understandable.
Leeds have had three managers already in the Championship campaign and are still searching for their first win under new boss Darko Milanic.
However, Goodman admits he was impressed with the attacking nature Leeds displayed in the 1-1 draw against Sheffield Wednesday, which suggests they were unlucky not to win the game.
“I arrived at Elland Road knowing Leeds were struggling for goals and only had one shot on target in their previous two games and was pleasantly surprised they carved out chance after chance.”
Next up for Leeds United is a game against Rotherham United on October 17 in front of the Sky TV cameras.
The side are just outside the play-off places on goal difference at the moment but three points and a first win for Milanic would push the team inside the top half and looking towards the top six.
If the numbers can steadily improve at both ends of the team and the side starts making more of the chances which fall to key players then Leeds can be confident of quickly consolidating in the top half and staying there for the rest of the season.