Leeds player says he has high standards for himself

Chris Wood of Leicester City

Chris Wood scored twice for Leeds United against Reading in the Championship on Saturday afternoon.

Leeds United striker Chris Wood has told the club’s official website that he prides himself on his finishing ability.

Wood recently returned from a hamstring injury that kept him on the sidelines for the best part of two months.

The New Zealand international striker has been playing well since his comeback, scoring three goals in his last five matches since his return to the Leeds starting lineup.

Wood was on target twice for Leeds on Saturday afternoon, as the West Yorkshire outfit got the better of Reading 3-2 at Elland Road in the Championship.

The former West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City striker has revealed that he prides himself on his finishing ability.

The New Zealand international has also revealed that he gets frustrated when he misses chances, as he has high standards for himself.

“Those ones are the hard ones, when you have time to think about them,” Wood told Leeds’s official website when discussing his second goal against Reading.

“It makes it more difficult because there are different things going through your mind. But I pride myself on my finishing ability. I missed a couple of headers which I knew I should have been sticking away.

“I do get frustrated when I know I should have scored because I have high standards for myself. It was just nice to put one in the back of the net and kick on from there.”

Wood has scored 11 goals and created 33 chances in 30 Championship appearances for Leeds so far this season.

The striker has a pass accuracy of 61% and a shot accuracy of 38%, and has won 98 headers, seven dribbles and seven tackles.

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