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Vibrant Leeds into third after Wood strikes

London (AFP) – New Zealand international Chris Wood’s 14th league goal of the season propelled slumbering English football giants Leeds United to a 1-0 win over in-form Derby and into third in the Championship on Friday. Wood’s header right on half-time — his 18th in all competitions this season — sees them move above Reading, who lost 1-0 to QPR on Thursday, and just four points off the automatic promotion places to the Premier League which they have not been in since being relegated in 2004. Victory — in front of a crowd of over 25,000 — sees Garry Monk’s The post Vibrant Leeds into third after Wood strikes appeared first on World Soccer Talk.

QPR Defeat – Post Match Talking Points

Reading’s impressive home run in the Championship came to an end on Thursday evening courtesy of a 1-0 defeat to QPR. Rangers were seventeenth in the league prior to kick-off but ex-Royal Jamie Mackie scored the only goal of the game to seal their third league win in a row. Here are some of the talking points from the game: Ilori Transfer An Increasing Necessity Among the many concerns that arose from the defeat, the defence was probably the worst of the lot.

Barca face Anoeta trip, Madrid draw Celta

Barcelona will hope to put their Anoeta troubles behind them when they meet Real Sociedad in the first leg of the Copa del Rey quarter-final. The LaLiga champions have not won in San Sebastian since 2007 and needed a Lionel Messi strike to earn a point in their league visit in November.