Noel Whelan reacts to Leeds United draw with Sheffield Wednesday

Fernando Forestieri of Sheffield Wednesday tackles Samuel Saiz of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on...

Marcelo Bielsa’s Leeds united have played out a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday in the Championship this evening.

Cameron Dawson of Sheffield Wednesday collects the ball under pressure during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on September...

Leeds United have played out a 1-1 draw with Sheffield Wednesday away from home at the Hillsborough Stadium in the Championship this evening.

Wednesday took the lead through Adam Reach on the stroke of half time, but Leeds restored parity through Mateusz Klich nine minutes into the second half.

Former Leeds striker Noel Whelan was following the match, and he has suggested that Marcelo Bielsa’s side have only themselves to blame for not picking up all three points from the derby.

Whelan told BBC Radio Leeds at full time (9:40pm, Friday, September 28, 2018) about Leeds: “It has been a good performance. It’s just that finishing touch.”

“If you look at the chances in the first half and the chances in the second half, wasteful,” added Whelan. “We have only got ourselves to blame for not walking away with all three points.”

Mateusz Klich of Leeds United celebrates after scoring a goal to make it 1-1 during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on...

Over the course of the 90 minutes at the Hillsborough Stadium on Friday evening, hosts Wednesday had 36% of the possession, took 10 shots of which four were on target, and earned three corners, according to BBC Sport.

Visitors Leeds had 64% of the possession, took 25 shots of which seven were on target, and earned 11 corners, according to BBC Sport.

The result means that Leeds remain at the top of the Championship table with 19 points from 10 matches.

As for Wednesday, the Owls are now ninth in the league standings with 15 points from 10 games.

A dejected Kalvin Phillips (far left) of Leeds United during the Sky Bet Championship match between Sheffield Wednesday v Leeds United at Hillsborough Stadium on September 28, 2018 in...

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