Yann Kermorgant's criticism of Leeds United hurt because it was true, but it's not any more

Yann Kermorgant of Reading celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Second Leg match between Reading and Fulham at Madejski Stadium on May 16, 2017...

Reading striker taunted Leeds last season before their season tailed off.

Yann Kermorgant of Reading celebrates scoring his sides first goal during the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Second Leg match between Reading and Fulham at Madejski Stadium on May 16, 2017...

The moment the wheels fell off for Leeds United last season can be pinpointed at their loss to Reading at the Madejski Stadium.

Yann Kermorgant scored the winner for Jaap Stam's side, days after he had taunted Garry Monk's Leeds that they were one dimensional.

Kermorgant criticised Leeds for being too reliant on striker Chris Wood, who netted 27 league goals for the club.

Chris Wood of Leeds celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Derby County at Elland Road on January 13, 2017 in Leeds,...

Whites fans were angry with his comments, but the reality was that it was true, and that's why it hurt.

Even with their season on the line, Leeds could not prove Kermorgant wrong, and no player other than Wood reached double figures and the team missed the play-offs.

The same criticism cannot be levelled at Thomas Christiansen's table topping Leeds.

The club sold Chris Wood and have spread the goals around so far this season.

Samuel Saiz of Leeds United in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Nottingham Forest and Leeds United at City Ground on August 26, 2017 in Nottingham, England.

Pierre-Michel Lasogga, Samu Saiz, Ezgjan Alioski and Kemar Roofe all look to be serious goal threats, while new signings Caleb Ekuban, Jay-Roy Grot and Pawel Cibicki have barely got started.

It is very possible Leeds end the season with three or four players in double figures, and the multitude of attacking options makes them more unpredictable for opponents.

When it comes to crunch time at the end of the season, this could make all the difference.

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