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Leeds United midfielder Alex Mowatt has scored twice in his last two matches.

Alex Mowatt has told Leeds United’s official website that he is enjoying his football again under Steve Evans, having endured a tough spell during Uwe Rosler's time in charge.

Mowatt struggled to find form during Rosler’s brief stint at the club, with the attacking midfield dropping to the bench towards the end of the German’s reign.

The 20-year-old has been restored to Leeds’ team under Evans, though, and has scored twice in his last two matches.

Mowatt has hit two spectacular strikes in as many matches – and he claims that the whole team are a lot happier now than they were in the early part of the season.

“I didn’t play in his first three games, and rightly so as I wasn’t performing as well as I was last season,” he said.

“Since I’ve been back in the team he’s given me confidence.

“I’ve been playing in a slightly different role but I’ve liked it so far.

“Since the gaffer came in we have picked up a few good results and everyone’s going into the international break a lot happier.

“When we come back, hopefully we can keep this run going.”

Mowatt’s goals have helped Leeds to beat Cardiff City and Huddersfield Town in their last two outings, and those victories have taken them away from trouble.

The Whites were starting to look over their shoulder after a poor run of results had taken them down the Championship table, but Evans has steadied the ship.

Leeds are now sat in 15th place in the standings, and if they are able to beat Rotherham United after the international break, they could move up into the top-half.

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