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After 5 goals in 6 is Lasogga filling void at Leeds left by Wood?

Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Leeds celebrates scoring to make it 1-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Leeds United at iPro Stadium on February 21, 2018 in Derby,...

Is Pierre-Michel Lasogga starting to show the same form at Leeds that earned Chris Wood his move to Burnley?

Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Leeds celebrates scoring to make it 1-0 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Leeds United at iPro Stadium on February 21, 2018 in Derby,...

Pierre-Michel Lasogga scored the opener for Leeds United as they eventually went on to draw 2-2 with Derby County in the Championship.

Lasogga has netted in every one of the three matches since Paul Heckingbottom was named manager and now has five strikes in six games in the second tier of English football.

Paul Heckingbottom Leeds manager gestures during the Sky Bet Championship match between Derby County and Leeds United at iPro Stadium on February 21, 2018 in Derby, England.

Since the start of the season, when the striker joined on loan from Hamburger, the 26-year-old has 10 goals in 21 league outings; 16 of which were starts.

Lasogga has come in for criticism on many occasions this term but is that the sort of form that suggests the German is genuinely starting to fill the void left by Chris Wood?

Lewis Dunk of Brighton and Hove Albion and Chris Wood of Burnley battles for possesion during the Premier League match between Brighton and Hove Albion and Burnley at Amex Stadium on...

Wood was the top-scorer in the division in 2016/17 with 27 in 44, a run of form which helped Leeds to seventh and saw the New Zealand international earn a £15m (BBC) move to Premier League outfit Burnley.

The Clarets forward averaged a goal every 1.6 matches for the Whites last campaign and while Lasogga's goal every 2.1 games isn't quite at that level, there are some very good signs for the Yorkshire club.

Pierre-Michel Lasogga of Leeds United celebrates after scoring  during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Millwall at Elland Road on January 20, 2018 in Leeds, England.

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