Date: 23rd January 2020 at 7:20am
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Loads of Leeds United fans have been reacting on social media to a stat highlighting our horrific record for converting corners into goals this season.

Marcelo Bielsa’s men rank second from last of the 24 Championship sides when it comes to goals scored from corner kicks in the league this term, having turned the ball home a lowly three times over the 28 games played so far.

Only Hull City have scored fewer goals from corners than we have during the current second-tier campaign, with the Tigers netting just twice from their 135 deliveries to date.

However, as the KCOM Stadium natives have taken vastly fewer corners than we, Grant McCann’s side still marginally eclipse Bielsa’s for conversion rate, as we have made a league-high 211 deliveries.

The Tigers hold a conversion rate of 1.48%, while we rank last of the 24 Championship teams at 1.42%.

Does Bielsa need to try something new with corners?

Yes, he must stop Phillips taking them

Yes, he must stop Phillips taking them

No, we don't have the right players

No, we don't have the right players

United are the only side in the second-tier to have taken more than 200 corners, with the next nearest club being Brentford with 177.

The Bees have scored five times from their deliveries, for a conversion rate of 2.82%.

Promotion rivals West Bromwich Albion are fifth for conversion rate at 5.23%, having scored eight times from 153 corners.

Here are some of the messages shared as fans reacted to Leeds ranking last for goal conversion rate from corners in the Championship over the first 28 games of the season…

In other Leeds United news, Bielsa hopes to have a striker signed in time to face Millwall, and that could be a £15m presently injured man.

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