Three lessons Leeds boss Christiansen can learn from Sheffield United’s Chris Wilder
Two strikers up top
While Pierre-Michel Lasogga has already proven he can be a more than useful finisher on his day – he has scored five goals in nine Championship appearances since joining the club on loan from Hamburg at the end of the summer transfer window – he has often struggled in the lone striker role in recent matches.
The 25-year-old doesn’t have the mobility or stamina to play the position effectively, and the lack of attacking support he has got from the players behind him mean that he has often been isolated and the Yorkshire outfit have been largely toothless as a result.
Meanwhile, Blades boss Wilder has favoured two up top – usually Billy Sharp and Leon Clarke – and with 10 goals and three assists between them so far this term, they are certainly proving to be a useful partnership.
With Caleb Ekuban on the verge of returning and the likes of Pawel Cibicki and Jay-Roy Grot looking for first-team opportunities, perhaps now is the time to partner Lasogga with another striker.