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Ian Wright reacts to Leeds United's performance against Birmingham City

Ian Wright, former Arsenal player, speaks during a Q&A at the Barclays office during the Barclays Asia Trophy 2015 Ticket Launch day 2 on May 13, 2015 in Singapore.

Leeds United beat Birmingham City 2-0 on Tuesday night.

Ian Wright, former Arsenal player, speaks during a Q&A at the Barclays office during the Barclays Asia Trophy 2015 Ticket Launch day 2 on May 13, 2015 in Singapore.

Pundit Ian Wright has told Sky Sports' The Debate that he felt Leeds United played 'very well' in their 2-0 home win over Birmingham City on Tuesday night.

The Whites picked up another win on Tuesday night, as they defeated Birmingham City 2-0 at Elland Road thanks to goals from Samu Saiz and Stuart Dallas.

Saiz followed in front close range to open the scoring after Pierre-Michel Lasogga's first half strike had been saved by David Stockdale, before substitute Dallas cut in from the right flank late in the game, and struck a left-footed effort into the net.

Leeds United players celebrate after scoring the second goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in...Leeds United players celebrate after scoring against Nottingham Forest

It's now five wins and two draws from Leeds' seven Championship games, whilst the record of 14 goals scored and two goals conceded is also hugely impressive as the Whites sit top of the Championship table.

There's still a long, long way to go before Leeds fans can truly allow themselves to believe in a possible return to the Premier League, but there are enough encouraging signs that the Whites are legitimately challenging for promotion.

After losing Garry Monk, Leeds fans were understandably concerned with the direction of the club, but owner Andrea Radrizzani has not only brought in Thomas Christiansen as manager, but also Victor Orta as sporting director among other key backroom moves to take the club forward.

APOEL's Danish coach Thomas Christiansen looks on ahead of their UEFA Europa League Group B football match between Cyprus' APOEL Nicosia and Kazakhstan's FC Astana on September 15, 2016,...

Whilst the likes of Robert Green, Charlie Taylor, Kyle Bartley, Liam Bridcutt and Chris Wood – important players from last season – have moved on, Leeds fans have new heroes after a summer spending, with the likes of Felix Wiedwald, Ezgjan Alioski and the aforementioned Saiz and Lasogga.

After the final whistle at Elland Road on Tuesday night, pundit Ian Wright spoke to Sky Sports' The Debate about the performance, admitting that he thought they looked sharp and played very well against the Blues, with Wright adding that he likes the direction Leeds are heading in under Christiansen.

“I quite like Leeds, I like what they're doing,” said Wright. “They've really been in the wilderness, them lot, but watching them today, they looked pretty sharp. They was a lot of energy and they played very well,” he added.

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