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TEAM NEWS: NORWICH CITY vs TOWN

16 December 2016

Wagner makes five changes to starting XI

- David Wagner makes five changes to Town XI
- Löwe, Smith, van La Parra and Palmer return after Burton
- Jon Gorenc Stanković also replaces Michael Hefele

Huddersfield Town Head Coach David Wagner has made five changes to the starting XI for tonight’s Sky Bet Championship game against Norwich City; 7.45pm kick-off at Carrow Road.

The four players rotated out of the team for Tuesday night’s win at Burton Albion all return this evening, with Chris Löwe, Tommy Smith, Rajiv van La Parra and Kasey Palmer starting in place of Tareiq Holmes-Dennis, Martin Cranie, Harry Bunn and Philip Billing.

Smith captains the side again this evening in the absence of Mark Hudson (hamstring).

Wagner also makes another change in defence, with Slovenian Under-21 international Jon Gorenc Stanković (pictured above) starting his fourth game for the Club in place of Michael Hefele, who is a substitute tonight.

Goalkeeper Danny Ward makes the 50th league start of his career this evening.

Alongside Mark Hudson, Sean Scannell (ankle) and Joe Lolley (foot) are unavailable again tonight.

Town’s team vs Norwich City:
1. Danny Ward
2. Tommy Smith (c)
6. Jonathan Hogg
9. Elias Kachunga
10. Aaron Mooy
15. Chris Löwe
17. Rajiv van La Parra
21. Nahki Wells
26. Christopher Schindler
27. Jon Gorenc Stanković
45. Kasey Palmer

Substitutes:
Joel Coleman, Philip Billing, Harry Bunn, Tareiq Holmes-Dennis, Martin Cranie, Jack Payne, Michael Hefele

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