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16 January 2019

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Huddersfield Town welcome reigning Premier League champions Manchester City to the John Smith’s Stadium on Sunday 2 January in a 1.30pm kick-off.

The Terriers will be hoping to secure some more valuable points this weekend after drawing 0-0 at the Cardiff City Stadium last time out.

Huddersfield Town’s Caretaker Head Coach Mark Hudson will take charge of the game following David Wagner’s departure earlier this week.

Man City currently sit second in the Premier League, four points behind league leaders Liverpool.

Pep Guardiola’s side come into the Premier League fixture off the back of a 3-0 home win over Wolves on Monday night. Two first-half goals from Gabriel Jesus, added to in the second-half by a strike from Kevin De Bruyne, sealed all three points in a dominant display at the Etihad Stadium.

The corresponding fixture earlier this season saw Town fall to a 6-1 defeat to the Blues. The Terriers’ last win over Man City came in 1988 in the FA Cup with Town winning 3-0.


GK: Ederson

LB: Danilo
CB: Aymeric Laporte
CB: John Stones
RB: Kyle Walker

CM: Bernardo Silva
CM: Fernandinho
CM: David Silva

LW: Leroy Sané
RW: Raheem Sterling

CF: Gabriel Jesus


Bernardo Silva – 5.6

Bernardo has been a stand-out player for Guardiola’s side in recent weeks. The Portuguese international joined City in the 2017 summer transfer window from Monaco for a reported fee of £43.5m and has featured in all but one of City’s games this season, so far tallying five goals and six assists.

Leroy Sané – 4.6

Sané has the most assists of any City player in the Premier League this season with right; Only Eden Hazard (10) and Ryan Fraser (nine) have more this campaign. The 23-year-old has missed just two games for the reigning champions in the Premier League this season and already has seven goals to his name.

Raheem Sterling – 4.2

The England international has been in some of the best form of his career this season. The forward already has nine goals and seven assists this season and has secured the most Fantasy Premier League points of any City player.

TEAM NEWS – Manchester City:

FPL Injury News:

Benjamin Mendy – Knee injury – Potential return: Saturday 2 February 2019
Claudio Bravo – Achilles injury – Unknown return date
Vincent Kompany – Knock – 75% chance of playing

TEAM NEWS – Huddersfield Town:

Mark Hudson will reveal Huddersfield Town’s latest team news in his press conference on Friday 18 January 2019.

FPL Injury News:

Aaron Mooy – Knee Injury
Danny Williams – Knee Injury
Abdelhamid Sabiri – Shoulder Injury


Tickets for Town’s match at the John Smith’s Stadium are now SOLD OUT. However, tickets may be available via Terrier Exchange.


Mark Hudson’s side will wear the famous blue and white stripes against Manchester City on Saturday.


Please note road works are taking place on the junction of Halifax Road/Edgerton Road and Blacker Road, Edgerton. If you’re coming to the game, please leave extra time for your journey.


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