Charlie Taylor: More dribbles than the entire Blackpool team

Leeds United

One Leeds player made the best of the pitch than the entire Blackpool team.

Leeds United were held to a draw on a poor pitch at Blackpool, slipping back down to 13th in the Championship table.

Neil Redfearn's side had been hoping to record a second away win in a week having won 3-0 at Fulham days earlier, but had to settle for a 1-1 draw against the division's bottom side.

The sub-standard playing surface was not helpful to the side, but one Leeds player dealt with it particularly well.

  DribblesMins Played
Charlie Taylor 5 75
Lewis Cook 2 90
Mirco Antenucci 1 36
Sam Byram 1 90
Steve Morison 1 36
Sol Bamba 1 90

Full-back turned winger Charlie Taylor made five successful dribbles, almost half the team's total of 11.

This is more than the entire Blackpool team managed, through Andrea Orlandi (2) and David Perkins (1).

It perhaps shows an element of where Leeds went wrong too. Blackpool are used to the pitch, and may have long given up trying to dribble the ball on the deck, while Neil Redfearn's side did not make vast adjustments to their normal game, and allowed the Tangerines to snatch a point as a result.

For Taylor the figures showcase his attacking talent which have seen him adapt so well not only to the first team, but a change of position since being integrated after Stephen Warnock was sold to Derby.

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