Leeds United's Chris Wood scores
Leeds United striker Chris Wood has told BBC Radio Leeds that his controversial goal celebration against Fulham was due to frustration.
Wood scored for Leeds in the third minute of injury time in the Championship game against Fulham at Elland Road this past Tuesday.
The New Zealand international striker’s heroics saw the West Yorkshire outfit pick up a point from the match.
Wood celebrated by cupping his ear to the fans as a response to their criticism.
Leeds United's Chris Wood
The former West Bromwich Albion and Leicester City striker has explained his controversial goal celebration against Fulham, claiming that it was down to frustration.
“It’s all frustration,” Wood told BBC Radio Leeds when asked about his controversial goal celebration against Fulham.
“I just want to put that behind me. That’s all it was: frustration. It’s just one of those things.
“I want to get on and play good football, and hopefully entertain this crowd and do well for them.”
Wood was on target again on Saturday afternoon, as he scored in Leeds’s 2-0 victory over Sheffield Wednesday away from home at the Hillsborough Stadium in the Championship.
The 24-year-old celebrated his goal against the Owls with the Leeds fans and has acknowledged their support.
“It’s the fact that they are week in, week out,” Wood told BBC Radio Leeds about his goal celebration against Wednesday.
“It’s nice to be able to show some support to them and they support me back, which is a good thing.”
Wood has scored two goals and created three chances in four Championship appearances for Leeds so far this season.
Leeds United's Chris Wood celebrates