Despite The Issues With His Finishing, Wood Is Unfairly Maligned

Last updated : 31 December 2015 By Phil Hay

He’ll make nothing of that sort of service but his goal on 71 minutes, when he ran Keogh out of position, timed his advance nicely and had the good sense to pick a downwards header, showed that Wood possesses a striker’s brain.

Yes, he has missed too many clear chances.

Yes, he could be more effective in the air.

But he’s started every game bar one this season and he’s carrying the pressure of knowing that it’s him or no-one as a lone striker up front.

He’ll get into double figures before long and a little injection of confidence won’t do him any harm.



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