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17 February 2018

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David Wagner confirms starting XI for Emirates FA Cup game

Huddersfield Town Head Coach David Wagner has confirmed the starting XI for this evening’s Emirates FA Cup Fifth Round game against Manchester United; 5.30pm kick-off at the John Smith’s Stadium.

The Head Coach has made four changes to the side that defeated AFC Bournemouth 4-1 on Sunday, two of which are enforced.

With Aaron Mooy (knee) and Alex Pritchard (cup-tied) unavailable, David has handed starts to Philip Billing and Collin Quaner.

Another change comes in defence, where Terence Kongolo – who turned 24 in midweek – replaces Scott Malone. Ahead of him, Danny Williams replaces Jonathan Hogg for his first start since the Fourth Round match against Birmingham City at the John Smith's Stadium. He also scoring in the Third Round win at Bolton Wanderers on 6 January 2018.

Alongside Mooy and Pritchard, Wagner is without the services of Sean Scannell (shoulder), Elias Kachunga (knee), Chris Löwe (hamstring) and Michael Hefele (illness) today.

Town’s team vs Manchester United
1. Jonas Lössl
5. Terence Kongolo
8. Philip Billing
17. Rajiv van La Parra
19. Danny Williams
22. Tom Ince
23. Collin Quaner
24. Steve Mounié
25. Mathias Zanka
26. Christopher Schindler (c)
33. Florent Hadergjonaj

Joel Coleman, Tommy Smith, Scott Malone, Dean Whitehead, Jonathan Hogg, Abdelhamid Sabiri, Laurent Depoitre

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