Four wins in five games: How have Leeds turned things around?

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Neil Redfearn will be keen for his team to further improve in a certain area despite four wins in five games.

Leeds United’s win against Millwall over the weekend was their fourth victory in their last five games.

The run of form has allowed the side to fly up to 12th in the Championship table, pulling clear of the bottom three which looked set to drag the side into a relegation battle over the rest of the season.

So how exactly have Leeds done it?

  GoalsGoal AssistBig Chance CreatedPassing AccuracyWon TackleDuel WonAppearances
Leeds 6 5 4 65% 89 272 5

They’ve got their scoring and assists heads screwed on. The number of goals the side has scored isn’t overly impressive but they have defended well.

That’s taken the edge off of the attack, who have only had to convert a small number of chances to make the difference.

The stat Neil Redfearn will want to improve further from the last five games is the club’s passing accuracy.

It needs to be higher for Leeds to control games, wear down the opposition and pile the pressure on over the rest of the season.

The 65% suggests they are still a little wasteful in possession, which threatens to leave the side under pressure at key moments.

In terms of the number of tackles the team is winning and the defensive duels the team is winning, they seem to be breaking up the play and winning the ball back effectively.

However, Redfearn will want his team to reduce the pressure on the defence in terms of that responsibility, which relates back to the need to pass more effectively this weekend and looking ahead to the next few months.

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