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7 April 2018

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Wagner makes three changes to starting XI

Huddersfield Town Head Coach David Wagner has made three changes to the starting line-up for today’s Premier League game against Brighton & Hove Albion; 3pm kick-off at the American Express Community Stadium.

The first change is enforced, with Elias Kachunga ruled out for the season due to the ankle injury picked up at Newcastle United last weekend. His place on the right wing is taken by Tom Ince.

David’s second change comes at right back, where Florent Hadergjonaj replaces Tommy Smith. With Smith a substitute this afternoon, the side will be captained by Jonathan Hogg.

Town’s final switch comes in attack, where top scorer Steve Mounié replaces Laurent Depoitre. The Benin international scored both goals in the 2-0 home win over the Seagulls on 9 December 2017.

Wagner is without the services of the injured Kachunga (ankle), Danny Williams (ankle) and Michael Hefele (knee).

Town’s team vs Brighton & Hove Albion
1. Jonas Lössl
5. Terence Kongolo
6. Jonathan Hogg (c)
10. Aaron Mooy
17. Rajiv van La Parra
21. Alex Pritchard
22. Tom Ince
24. Steve Mounié
25. Mathias Zanka
26. Christopher Schindler
33. Florent Hadergjonaj

Joel Coleman, Tommy Smith, Scott Malone, Philip Billing, Chris Löwe, Laurent Depoitre, Collin Quaner

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