Leeds United boss admits he faces a striker dilemma with Chris Wood and Mirco Antenucci ahead of Reading clash

Mirco Antenucci

The two strikers have Rosler pondering which one to start at the Madejski Stadium.

Leeds United take on Reading tomorrow, looking for their first win of the new season.

The Yorkshire side drew 1-1 with Burnley in their opening Championship fixture of the new campaign and were then dumped out of the League Cup at the opening round for the first time ever, losing on penalties to local rivals Doncaster Rovers.

Leeds boss Uwe Rosler has now admitted that the fixture in midweek has given him something of a selection headache for the game at the Madejski Stadium tomorrow afternoon.

That dilemma, is who to play up front. Rosler has told the Yorkshire Evening Post:

“I think we will get Tom Adeyemi back. I think Sol Bamba will be available and Sam Byram will be available from the start and also Chris Wood will be available though Mirco Antenucci was very good on Thursday I felt."

Wood started the first game of the season but the Italian, who was Leeds’ top-scorer last season, came on and scored a fabulous left-footed curler from range.

Antenucci then went on to have a strong performance against Doncaster in midweek. The Italian held the ball up well at times in difficult circumstances and was impressive. Wood came on, and missed his penalty in ugly fashion.

Leeds United are in need of points but Rosler is unlikely to deviate from his system of one up top, so the choice will come down to the two of them.

At this point in time, it might be Antenucci who gets the call.

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