Eddie Gray explains his disappointment with Leeds draw, singles out glaring problem

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The Leeds legend has been reflecting on Sunday's 0-0 draw with Reading.

Leeds United icon Eddie Gray admits he was disappointed with his former side's 0-0 draw at Reading on Sunday afternoon, according to LUTV.

Gray is normally as positive as anyone but he also tells it like it is. And, while he admits a point away from home is always considered to be a good result in the Championship, he was left ruing a missed opportunity for the Whites.

Indeed, the Reading side on show was very much there for the taking, the 67-year-old says.

The Leeds legend told LUTV: "A point away from home is always decent in the Championship. The performance wasn't great from either side.

"The disappointment was looking at that Reading side - I think it was a great chance to take all three points and that would have been a good start to the season.

"They worked hard enough but they never created anything. In 90 minutes we probably only had one reasonable effort on target. It was one of the worst games I've seen for a long time."

 Sunday Chances CreatedBig Chances CreatedShots
Hull City 11 1 17
Wolves 10 1 15
Leeds 8 0 9
Reading 8 0 14

As Opta stats show, Leeds and Reading both created just eight chances each all game on Sunday afternoon and failed to register a clearcut chance that could lead to goal.

It wasn't exactly a neutral's dream, while United also fashioned just nine shots, compared to the three other Championship sides in action on Sunday who all surpassed double figures.

Could Leeds be suffering from the exact same problems that affected them last season - a lack of creativity and cutting edge in the final third? Uwe Rosler's side is still a work in progress, of course, while the Whites were also fatigued by their Capital One Cup exploits on this occasion.

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