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Ditched by Leeds United, three strikers have 52 goals combined this season

The League One scoring charts make interesting reading for Leeds United fans.

Leeds United suffered a disappointing weekend loss at Rotherham, leaving them in a very uninspiring 14th position in the Championship table.

To look at where it is going wrong for them apart from at times calamitous defending, can be spelled out by a lack of goals.

The team have scored 38 goals in 38 Championship games, with Mirco Antenucci top scorer with nine, one ahead of Chris Wood.

Leeds' tally of 38 is just two more than bottom club Bolton Wanderers, and five more than lowest scorers in the division MK Dons (33).

Meanwhile in League One, three players Leeds United practically gave away, are scoring for fun.

Top scorer in the division is a striker who barely got a kick for the club, featuring only under Dave Hockaday, and that is Swindon Town's Nicky Ajose.

Ajose's contract was terminated by Leeds in the summer, and he has responded by scoring 22 goals already.

Billy Sharp was sold to Sheffield United and he has 18 goals to his name so far this campaign, and impressive 40 goals between the pair of them - more than Leeds have scored this season alone.

To take it a step further, Steve Morison's record of 12 goals at Millwall is not bad either, although it is fair to say he had his chance at Leeds and did not take it.

The same can't be said of Ajose, while Sharp was never given a sustained run as a central striker. Neither may have truly been an answer at Leeds, but given the way the Whites have failed to find answers since selling them, it's fair to once again wonder if the club would have been better off keeping them.

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