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25 February 2017

Wagner makes two changes to his starting XI

- David Wagner makes two changes to starting XI
- Collin Quaner starts due to Wells (ankle) injury
- Dean Whitehead replaces Philip Billing

Huddersfield Town Head Coach David Wagner has made two changes to the starting line-up for today’s Sky Bet Championship Yorkshire derby at Barnsley; 3pm kick-off at Oakwell.

The first change is enforced in attack, with Nahki Wells absent from the match day squad after hurting his ankle in training. As a result, Collin Quaner (pictured above) starts up front for the Terriers today.

The second switch is in midfield, where Wagner hands Dean Whitehead his 50th appearance for the Club at the expense of Philip Billing. After several starts recently, the Danish 20 year-old is among the substitutes this afternoon. 'Deano' captains the side this afternoon.

Izzy Brown is fit to start after the illness that forced him off during the midweek win over Reading.

There’s a change among the substitutes this afternoon, where Jon Gorenc Stanković replaces Mark Hudson.

Wagner is without the services of Joel Coleman (calf), Jonathan Hogg (groin), Sean Scannell (ankle), Nahki Wells (ankle), and Kasey Palmer (hamstring) today.

Town’s team vs Barnsley:
1. Danny Ward
2. Tommy Smith
4. Dean Whitehead (c)
9. Elias Kachunga
10. Aaron Mooy
15. Chris Löwe
17. Rajiv van La Parra
23. Collin Quaner
26. Christopher Schindler
37. Isaiah Brown
44. Michael Hefele

Luke Coddington, Philip Billing, Tareiq Holmes-Dennis, Martin Cranie, Jack Payne, Joe Lolley, Jon Gorenc Stanković

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