Stats: Leeds the joint-worst team in the Championship in this area

Elland Road Revie Stand

Leeds United and Huddersfield Town have created the joint fewest big chances in the Championship this season.

Leeds United have created the joint fewest number of chances as any team in the Championship so far this season.

  Big Chance CreatedAppearances
Huddersfield 7 11
Leeds 7 11
Charlton 9 11
Derby 9 11
Fulham 9 11

The Whites have made just seven presentable opportunities for their attacking players in their 11 games so far and it leaves them with a target to improve on over the international break.

Only Huddersfield Town have a similar record to Leeds, while every other club in the second-tier is ahead of them in this department.

At the other end of the table, Norwich City and Brentford have both laid on 19 clear-cut chances for their strikers and it highlights just how far behind these clubs Leeds are in an attacking sense. 

The two week preparation period for their next fixture, therefore, must be focused on trying to develop their attacking play.

The break comes at a good time for Leeds as they begin to make the transition to their new manager Darko Milanic's techniques.

The Slovenian has made an inauspicious start to life at Elland Road and he will be hoping to increase their goal-scoring threat in the future.

Leeds have collected just two points from his three games in charge and have scored only once in that time. 

That strike came in their last fixture against Sheffield Wednesday, where they battled to a 1-1 draw, but it will be imperative for them to start providing their strikers with more chances in the future.

Leeds have two decent finishers in Billy Sharp and Mirko Antenucci but, unless they are given service, they are often ineffective and they need help from their teammates.

There are hopes that Leeds can make it into the playoffs this season, after a summer of new arrivals, but a big improvement in offensive situations are needed if they are to achieve this aim. 

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