Wagner hands Stanković his first Sky Bet Championship start- One change to Town's team at Cardiff City
- Jon Gorenc Stanković starts his first league game
- Sean Scannell drops to the bench
Jon Gorenc Stanković starts his first league game in England in today’s Sky Bet Championship match against Cardiff City; 3pm kick-off in Wales.
The Slovenia Under-21 international, pictured above, has been handed his full debut by Head Coach David Wagner, who is taking charge of the Terriers in his 50th game this afternoon.
Sean Scannell is the man to drop to the substitutes’ bench.
Centre back Michael Hefele’s inclusion in the line-up means he makes his first back-to-back starts for Town since joining in the summer, with former Cardiff City Player of the Year and Championship-winning captain Mark Hudson among the subs today.
Tommy Smith captains the Terriers again this afternoon.
Wagner is without the services of Harry Bunn (hamstring), Joe Lolley (foot) and Jack Payne, who picked up a knock to the knee in training on Friday.
Town’s team vs Cardiff City:
1. Danny Ward
2. Tommy Smith (c)
6. Jonathan Hogg
9. Elias Kachunga
10. Aaron Mooy
15. Chris Löwe
21. Nahki Wells
26. Christopher Schindler
27. Jon Gorenc Stanković
44. Michael Hefele
45. Kasey Palmer
Joel Coleman, Dean Whitehead, Mark Hudson, Sean Scannell, Philip Billing, Tareiq Holmes-Dennis, Rajiv van La Parra
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