Leeds star Chris Wood knows finishing needs to improve following Rotherham defeat

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Chris Wood was left frustrated following Leeds' defeat against the Championship's bottom side.

Chris Wood has conceded that Leeds had more than enough chances to avoid a humbling defeat against Championship strugglers Rotherham, according to the Yorkshire Evening Post.

Neil Redfearn's return to familiar surroundings saw him earn his first win since being appointed as Steve Evans' successor at New York Stadium. However, Evans' current side had several opportunities to ensure that the Millers remained rooted to the foot of the table.

One of those attempts fell to Wood. However, the New Zealander failed to test Rotherham goalkeeper Lee Camp - as his header went straight at the stopper, who had already kept Alex Mowatt at bay with a wonderful save earlier in the game - and the 23-year-old has admitted that the home side should have been more clinical. 

"We created enough chances but, bottom line, in both boxes we need to do better. That’s from me up top to anyone in the team. When we get a chance we have to score," he insisted.

"Everyone at the club is frustrated. The fans, in particular, were frustrated because it was a game we should have won," he added.

The former Leicester City forward has made a promising start to life at Elland Road, with six goals - including a stunning late winner against Derby County in August - coming in his first 16 league appearances for the club. 

However, with Evans' side languishing in the bottom half, Wood is already under pressure to prove that he is the man capable of leading the club back to the level they feel they belong. 

A tough trip to Loftus Road in their next game, followed by a visit from league-leaders Hull should provide a further indication as to whether Wood is up to the challenge. 

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