English League Championship

Jackett heaps praise on Wood

Sunday 18th November 2012 17:14

Kenny Jackett: Has lead Millwall on a 10-game unbeaten run

Kenny Jackett: Has lead Millwall on a 10-game unbeaten run

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Millwall boss Kenny Jackett hailed goal machine Chris Wood after he grabbed a late winner against 10-man Leeds.

The 20-year-old headed home a pin-point cross from Shane Lowry to seal victory for the Lions, stretching their unbeaten run to 10 games.

Jackett said: "It was a real quality goal that decided it - a fantastic ball from Shane and Chris was in the right place at the right time.

"Any win in the Championship is hard-earned and this was no exception.

"Millwall v Leeds games are always very passionate. We're pleased to come out on top against a side as big as Leeds."

Wood, who extended his loan from West Brom until January immediately after the game, has now scored seven goals in 12 games for the Lions.

Jackett added: "We've been pleased with Chris, he's worked hard in the group and if as a centre-forward you can get in the habit of popping up with a winner, that's great. We've been very pleased."

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