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12 January 2019

Club News


12 January 2019

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Wagner makes two changes to last Premier League XI

- David Wagner makes two changes to Huddersfield Town’s last Premier League XI
- Jason Puncheon makes league debut for Town; Erik Durm also returns
- Terence Kongolo and Isaac Mbenza drop to the bench

January loan signing Jason Puncheon makes his league debut for Town as one of two changes to the last Premier League line-up for today’s game at Cardiff City; 3pm kick-off in Wales.

The experienced midfielder is joined in the starting XI by Germany international Erik Durm, with Terence Kongolo and Isaac Mbenza dropping to the bench.

Having served his one-match suspension by missing last weekend’s Emirates FA Cup game at Bristol City, Christopher Schindler starts again today.

Philip Billing makes his 50th league start for the Terriers today, whilst striker Steve Mounié makes his 50th appearance for the Club in all competitions.

Club Captain Tommy Smith also makes a welcome return to the substitutes’ bench today having recovered from his recent hamstring injury.

David Wagner is still without the services of Aaron Mooy (knee), Danny Williams (knee) and Abdelhamid Sabiri (collarbone).

Town’s team vs Cardiff City
1. Jonas Lössl
6. Jonathan Hogg (c)
8. Philip Billing
9. Elias Kachunga
21. Alex Pritchard
24. Steve Mounié
25. Zanka
26. Christopher Schindler
33. Florent Hadergjonaj
37. Erik Durm
42. Jason Puncheon

Ben Hamer; Tommy Smith, Terence Kongolo, Chris Löwe, Isaac Mbenza, Laurent Depoitre, Jon Gorenc Stanković

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