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The key area Leeds and Fulham are the worst in the Championship

Fulham Craven Cottage

Leeds take on Fulham this Saturday - and the two teams have a trait in common.

Leeds United take on Fulham at the weekend, and the two teams each possess lethal strikers in Mirco Antenucci and Ross McCormack.

Yet neither striker has been able to rely on good service into the box this season, and there's no guarantee they will be able to do so this weekend.

The two teams have the lowest cross completion percentage in the Championship, delivering just 15 per cent in to their teammates each.

  Crossing Accuracy
Ipswich 30%
Fulham 15%
Leeds 15%

Promotion chasers Ipswich Town, who beat Leeds comprehensively last weekend, have put in the highest rate in the Championship with 30 per cent.

In the case of both sides, it's a lot to do with the narrow 4-3-1-2 formations they play. Both use a playmaker behind the forwards, in Fulham's case Bryan Ruiz, and for Leeds it's loanee Adryan.

With both sides playing similarly, the defences could be used to practicising against their attacks in training, and could be well prepared for what the other have to offer.

Whichever side's full-backs can get forward at Elland Road, to get out wide and put rare successful crosses in, could be the difference makers, adding an extra layer to their usual methods.

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