Date: 2nd June 2019 at 7:45am
Written by: Zak Roome

Some Leeds supporters have been reacting on social media after LUFC Data shared that Patrick Bamford led the Championship for touches inside the opponent’s box per ninety minutes.

Over the course of the 2018/19 season, the summer signing from Middlesbrough averaged 5.7 touches in the opponent’s penalty area, which narrowly edged league top goalscorer Teemu Pukki by 0.6.

The pair played vastly contrasting minutes across the campaign, as well as their difference in results in front of the net, though, with the Canaries attacker playing 3,828 minutes across his 43 league outings, compared to Bamford’s 22 appearances totalling 1,361 minutes.

Kemar Roofe (4.86), Tyler Roberts (4.62) and Jack Clarke’s (4.6) efforts during the recently concluded campaign were also enough for the trio to join our Grantham-born striker in the top ten.

Like with Bamford, the trio also played more limited minutes compared to some of the other players mentioned, such as Brentford’s Neal Maupay, Hull City’s Kamil Grosicki and Norwich’s Onel Hernandez.

When LUFC Data shared that four of our players saw out the season in the top ten for touches inside the opponent’s box per ninety minutes, here’s how these United fans reacted…

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