Young Whites fall to narrow defeat after Leeds United are dealt teen striker blow

LEEDS United's under-23s fell to a 3-2 defeat at Premier League 2 hosts Reading after learning that striker Sam Greenwood is facing up to four weeks out with an ankle injury.

Friday, 16th October 2020, 4:34 pm
Updated Friday, 16th October 2020, 6:23 pm

Greenwood joined Leeds from Arsenal at the end of August and the forward took the Premier League 2 Player of the Month Award for September after netting five goals in three games, including a hat-trick against his former club Sunderland.

The striker then went away with England's unded-19s but the 18-year-old picked up an ankle injury that is set to put the teen on the sidelines for between three and four weeks.

Without him, United's under-23s fell to a 3-2 loss against Reading on Friday afternoon at Bearwood Park Training Ground.

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Max Dean and Josh Galloway were both on target for the young Whites who stay third in the division.

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INJURY BLOW: For 18-year-old Leeds United striker Sam Greenwood. Photo by Donall Farmer/PA Wire.

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Thank you Laura Collins