Leeds United goalkeeper has struggled in recent matches.
Leeds United goalkeeper Felix Wiedwald has had a mixed start to life in English football.
In his first game he conceded twice before keeping six clean sheets, but since then doubts have begun to creep in.
Part of the clean sheet success was the impressive defence in front of him. In recent away defeats to Millwall, Cardiff and Sheffield Wednesday, Wiedwald has come under more pressure.
Leeds sold veteran Rob Green to Huddersfield Town in the summer, and a comparison of Wiedwald's performances in his first 11 games compared to his predecessor's first 11 matches in 2016/17 shows up a glaring weakness.
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The big discrepancy is clear in Wiedwald's inability to deal with crosses.
This was evident in the calamitous 3-0 loss at Sheffield Wednesday, but the statistics reveal just how far behind he is behind Green.
Green on average collected a high cross in every match he played.
Wiedwald on average will successfully claim a cross once in every four matches.
It is a clear weakness which could only get worse as teams cotton onto this flaw and begin to test him even more regularly.
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