Jan Siewert hands Premier League debut to Demeaco Duhaney
- Head Coach Jan Siewert names Huddersfield Town side to face Wolves
- Demeaco Duhaney handed a Premier League debut at right back
- Karlan Grant makes first Town start; Jon Gorenc Stanković starts too
Head Coach Jan Siewert has made eight changes to the Huddersfield Town line-up for tonight’s Premier League game against Wolverhampton Wanderers; 7.45pm kick-off at the John Smith’s Stadium.
20-year-old right back Demeaco Duhaney is handed a Premier League debut by Siewert tonight. The England Under-20 international, who has been a regular for the Town Academy since joining from Manchester City, had previously travelled with the squad to Cardiff City and Bristol City this season, but this is his first appearance.
There’s also a first Town start for striker Karlan Grant, whilst Jon Gorenc Stanković makes his second Premier League start and first appearance of Siewert’s tenure.
Alex Pritchard and Erik Durm both make their first starts under the new Head Coach and are joined by Terence Kongolo, Philip Billing and Steve Mounié return to the starting XI too.
Zanka, Chris Löwe, Juninho Bacuna, Aaron Mooy, Elias Kachunga and Laurent Depoitre are substitutes tonight, whilst Tommy Smith (suspension), Florent Hadergjonaj and Jason Puncheon drop out of the match day 18.
Tommy Smith (suspended), Adama Diakhaby (hamstring), Isaac Mbenza (calf) and Danny Williams (knee) are unavailable.
Christopher Schindler captains the team this evening.
Town’s team vs Wolverhampton Wanderers
1. Jonas Lössl
5. Terence Kongolo
6. Jonathan Hogg
8. Philip Billing
16. Karlan Grant
21. Alex Pritchard
24. Steve Mounié
26. Christopher Schindler (c)
27. Jon Gorenc Stanković
37. Erik Durm
38. Demeaco Duhaney
Ben Hamer; Juninho Bacuna, Elias Kachunga, Aaron Mooy, Chris Löwe, Laurent Depoitre, Zanka