Five interesting stats from Cardiff City v Leeds United

Cardiff City Stadium

Leeds United were well beaten by Cardiff City in the Championship yesterday.

Neil Redfearn’s reign as permanent Leeds United head coach got off to a difficult start with a 3-1 away defeat at Cardiff City.

Leeds were second best for large patches of the game as they struggle to get points on the board and pull away from the bottom places in the Championship .

Here are five interesting stats from the game yesterday.

24 – The number of tackles Leeds won and an area Redfearn will be pleased with. They broke up the play well.

  Total TackleAppearances
Leeds 24 1
Cardiff 17 1

20 – The number of aerial duels won by Leeds United players compared to the 18 of Cardiff.

  Total Scoring AttAppearances
Cardiff 13 1
Leeds 10 1

13 – The number of shots Cardiff had during the game, which was three more than Leeds and they made it count.

90.7% - The passing accuracy of Cardiff star Peter Whittingham who was the only player to get over the 90% mark.

87 – The number of touches Alex Mowatt had on the ball, which was far greater than any of his teammates. The youngster had one of his best games this season.

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