Chris Wood on whether he can continue his impressive scoring ratio for Leeds

Chris Wood of Leicester City

Leeds United striker Wood has enjoyed an impressive scoring start this season.

The 23-year-old forward has scored three goals in five games so far this campaign, but he has admitted to the Leeds website that he is unlikely to keep up his one-in-one scoring ratio that he has enjoyed for the last few weeks.

The striker said: “It’s one of those things – it’s always nice to start scoring early but I don’t think I’m going to keep up the ratio of one in one for the rest of the season so there are going to be times when I’m not going to score. As long as I’m putting in the hard yards, working hard for the team and the team is doing well, then that makes me happy.”

Wood went the first two games of the Championship season without finding the back of the net, before scoring his first goal of the campaign in the 2-2 draw with Bristol City.

The summer signing from Leicester then followed up the debut goal with strikes in both of the follow games, helping Leeds to a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday, and then playing a role in clinching the first three points of the season with a 2-1 win over Derby.

This ratio of one-in-one that the New Zealand international has enjoyed in his early part of his Leeds career will bring much hope to fans that Wood will continue to score consistently, and lead the Yorkshire-based club out of the Championship.

However, he has admitted that keeping up his impressive form will be hard, and that he does not believe he will continue to score every single game.

Yet this will not disappoint Wood, who believes that putting in hard work upfront and aiding his teammates is just as important as finding the back of the net.

This kind of team player is a necessary component for any team, and with Wood leading the attacking line, it is hard to see Leeds struggling this term - even if he is not scoring himself.

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