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PREVIEW: FULHAM (A)

30 January 2020

Everything you need to know ahead of Fulham vs Town

- Previewing Fulham vs Town
- All the info on Scott Parker’s side
- Tickets still available for the game

Huddersfield Town travel to London to take on Fulham on Saturday 1 February 2020 in the Sky Bet Championship at Craven Cottage; 3:00pm kick-off.

The Terriers make the trip to Craven Cottage following a mid-week fixture against Hull City, also away from home, where they recorded a 2-1 win courtesy of a stoppage time winner from Steve Mounié at the KCOM Stadium.

Prior to this Saturday’s game, The Lilywhites lost 4-0 to Premier League side Manchester City in the Fourth Round of the Emirates FA Cup.

In their last Sky Bet Championship outing, Scott Parker’s side drew 0-0 to Charlton Athletic.

In the reverse fixture, The Terriers fell short of the three points, losing 2-1 against Fulham, with goals from Aleksandar Mitrovic and Ivan Caveleiro giving the away side the win.

THE OPPOSITION

Ahead of the game, The Lilywhites sit in 4th position in the Sky Bet Championship.

Fulham have a marginally better record in front of their home support at Craven Cottage than on their travels, having picked up 27 of their 49 points on home turf.

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The Cottagers are unbeaten in their last three home league games. Parker’s side beat Middlesbrough and Hull City before the draw with Charlton Athletic last time out in the league.

ONES TO WATCH

IVAN CAVALEIRO

Having made his move to the Lilywhites permanent earlier this month, the winger has been an integral part of Fulham’s 2019/2020 campaign whilst on-loan. Starting in 28 league games, Cavaleiro has six assists and has scored six Sky Bet Championship goals making him Fulham’s second highest top scorer alongside Tom Cairney.

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ALEKSANDAR MITROVIĆ

Since his move to Craven Cottage in 2018, Mitrović has been the spearhead of Fulham’s attacking threat. This season, the striker has 18 Sky Bet Championship goals from 26 games. The centre-forward has made 27 appearances for the Serbian National Team scoring 17 goals, 10 of which came in the UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifiers.

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TOM CAIRNEY

The Fulham Captain has made 172 appearances since joining the Club in 2015 from Blackburn, scoring 32 times. He has been an integral part of their campaign so far in 2019/20, with six goals and three assists to his name from midfield.

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TEAM NEWS – TOWN

Manager Danny Cowley will detail Huddersfield Town’s latest team news at his press conference on Thursday 30 January 2020.

Danny will provide an update on goalkeeper Kamil Grabara who suffered a head injury and suspected concussion during Tuesday night’s 2-1 win over Hull City. He was also without Danny Simpson (contact injury) and Jonathan Hogg (knock).

Tommy Elphick (knee) is ruled out for the season with Collin Quaner likely to be unavailable for the match against The Lilywhites due to a long-standing hip injury.

Alex Pritchard is getting back to fitness, returning to the training pitch after a recent knee scan.

TEAM NEWS – FULHAM

Maxime Le Marchand (back) and Anthony Knockaert (hamstring) are both still expected to miss out with Aleksandar Mitrovic expected to make a return after recovering from a recent ankle injury.

Tim Ream remains unavailable after receiving a red card suspension on 27 January.

TICKETS

There are still tickets available for the game at Craven Cottage. CLICK HERE for full details!

KIT

Town will be wearing fiery coral for Saturday’s game. CLICK HERE to take advantage of the special offer on away shirts!

iFOLLOW HTAFC

Huddersfield Town fans that live outside the UK can watch the game live with an International Match Pass for £5.

Supporters who are in the UK will be able to listen to in-game commentary from Craven Cottage if they purchase an Audio Match Pass. The audio commentary is also available to those supporters who have monthly or season iFollow HTAFC passes.


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