0 shots, 0 dribbles: Leeds star not up to usual high standard against Reading

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Leeds United's Alex Mowatt did not have his greatest game against Reading last night.

Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt may have been disappointed with his own performance against Reading last night, despite his side's impressive 2-0 victory.

Mowatt had been dropped by Neil Redfearn for the Whites' match against Brentford at the weekend, but he was immediately recalled yesterday and he would have known that he was playing for his place.

The 19-year-old has been one of Leeds' most prominent stars this season and he looks like an incredibly bright talent, but he fell short of his own high standards against Reading.

Although his inclusion did see Leeds pick up the three points, he had a quiet game and failed to ensure that he would be kept in the team for their next match. 

  Chances createdShotsCrossesDribblesTouchesPassesForward passesPassing AccuracyAppearancesMins Played
Lewis Cook 3 0 2 1 46 31 12 80.64% 1 90
Luke Murphy 1 2 1 0 66 44 20 59.09% 1 90
Casper Sloth 1 1 0 1 47 35 4 77.14% 1 60
Alex Mowatt 0 0 1 0 38 26 3 73.07% 1 90

Mowatt had the least impact of any of Leeds' midfielders, with his performance way behind the levels that others in the team set. 

Both Lewis Cook and Luke Murphy had excellent games, but Mowatt failed to get involved as much as he would have liked.

Mowatt had no notable impact on the game, with his one cross the only piece of attacking work that he did all night.

For someone of such talent it will go down as a disappointing performance and, even though Leeds won the contest, Mowatt will be keen to raise his own standards next time he takes to the pitch. 

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