Date: 12th November 2011 at 12:19pm
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With another international break in full swing it is another chance to have a look at the Leeds stats in the championship so far this season.

Today I will be focusing on goals, shots and assists.

Leeds United striker Ross McCormack and Southampton striker Rickie Lambert are the joint top scorers in the championship so far this season with nine apiece.

Leading scorers
McCormack – Leeds
Lambert – Southampton 9
Wood – Birmingham 8
Austin – Burnley 8
Henderson – Millwall 8

Leeds have had ten different players score for them so far this season in the championship.

McCormack 9
Clayton 4
Snodgrass 2
Keogh 2
Lees 2
Pugh 2
O`Dea 2
Nunez 1
Becchio 1
Gradel 1

Team goals
Leeds are against amongst the top scorers in the championship this season having netted 26 times in their 16 games.

Southampton lead the way having netted 37, followed by Peterborough with 32.

Top five
Southampton 37
Peterborough 32
Cardiff 29
West Ham 28
Leeds 28

Doncaster Rovers and Coventry City, who currently fill the bottom two places, are the lowest scorers in the championship with just 13 goals each.

Hull City who are currently in ninth place are just one better with 14.

Lowest scorers
Coventry 13
Doncaster 13
Bristol City 14
Hull 14
Nottingham Forest 15
Watford 15

Leeds once again are struggling to keep goals out and are amongst the worst in the division defensively having conceded 25 goals.

Peterborough have conceded the most having conceded 29, followed by Doncaster 28, and Nottingham Forest and Ipswich 27.

Worst defensive record
Peterborough 29
Doncaster 28
Nottingham Forest 27
Ipswich 27
Bristol City 26
Watford 26
Leeds 25

Total goals
Peterborough have been the entertainers this season with 61 goals scored in their 16 games.
There have been 51 goals scored in Leeds games this season.

Top – Per game
Peterborough 61 – 3.81 per game
Southampton 54 – 3.37 per game
Leeds 51 – 3.18 per game
Cardiff 49 – 3.06 per game

Hull City fans have witnessed just 29 goals in their sides 15 games so far this season.

Lowest – Per game
Hull 29 – 1.93 per game
Reading 31 – 1.93 per game
Crystal Palace 32 – 2 per game
Middlesbrough 32 – 2 per game
Brighton 36 – 2.25 per game

As well as seeing the most goals, Peterborough fans have also seen the most shots with 225. They lead the way with the most on target with 124.

Shots on target – Most
Peterborough 124
Cardiff 120
Southampton 116
Burnley 113
Middlesbrough 113
Leeds 108

Birmingham have had the least amount on target with just 60 although they have played 3 games less than a lot of teams.

Shots on target – least
Birmingham 60
Doncaster 65
Brighton 72
Coventry 76
Portsmouth 78

Burnley lead the way with shots off target with 103, closely followed by Portsmouth with 101.

Off target – most
Burnley 103
Portsmouth 101
Peterborough 94
Southampton 93
West Ham 93

Leeds along with Brighton have had the least amount off target with 69.

Off target – Least
Leeds 69
Brighton 69
Middlesbrough 72
Reading 74
Crystal Palace 74
Doncaster 74

Ipswich have hit the woodwork on 16 occasions so far this season, the most by any club in the championship.

Middlesbrough are next with 10 whilst Leeds have hit the woodwork 6 times.
Doncaster have hit the woodwork on only one occasion so far this season.

Hit woodwork
Ipswich 11
Middlesbrough 10
Leicester 9
Millwall 9
Watford 8

Leeds striker Ross McCormack is second only to Cardiff City player Peter Whittingham for shots on goal this season.

Whittingham has had 53 whilst McCormack has had 52.

Most shots
Whittingham – Cardiff 53
McCormack – Leeds 52
McCann – Peterborough 48
Jutkiewicz – Coventry 48

McCormack has had the most shots on target with 35 of his 52 shots on target.
Whittingham is next with 31, followed by McCann with 29. Next is Matt Fryatt at Hull City who has seen 27 of his 31 shots on target.

Most on target
McCormack – Leeds 35
Whittingham – Cardiff 31
McCann – Peterborough 29
Fryatt – Hull 27
Lambert – Southampton

Coventry City midfielder Lucas Jutkiewicz leads the way with the amount of attempts off target with 26.
Whittingham, Jacob Butterfield – Barnsley and Robbie Brady – Hull are next with 22.
Ross McCormack has had the most off target for Leeds with 17, followed by Robert Snodgrass 12.

Most off target
Jutkiewicz – Coventry 26
Whittingham -Cardiff 22
Butterfield – Barnsley 22
Brady – Hull 22

Whittingham and Watford player Mark Yeates have both hit the woodwork 5 times this season.

Rickie Lambert – Southampton and Lewis McGugan – Nottingham Forest 4 are next.

Hit woodwork
Whittingham -Cardiff 5
Yeates -Watford 5
Lambert – Southampton 4
McGugan -Nottingham Forest 4
Snodgrass – Leeds 3

Leeds midfielder Robert Snodgrass is still leading the way with the amount of assists to goals in the championship this season with 8.

Most assists
Snodgrass -Leeds 8
Davies – Derby 7
Do Prado – Southampton 7
Taylor – West Ham 6
Lambert – Southampton 6

All these stats are from championship games only and do not include cup competitions.

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