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12 September 2020

Town’s Captain speaks after loss in Sky Bet Championship opener

- Christopher Schindler looks back on defeat to Norwich
- Captain encourages Terriers to learn from the loss
- Watch Schindy’s full interview below on #HTTV

Huddersfield Town Captain Christopher Schindler says the Terriers can take the positives and learn from their defeat to Norwich City on the opening weekend of the Sky Bet Championship campaign.

Town matched the recently relegated Canaries for the majority of the game before substitute Adam Idah’s late goal proved to be the difference.

Following the match, Schindy caught up with #HTTV to look back on the Terriers’ first 90 minutes if the season.

“We deserved a lot, but we also have to do a lot of things better. It’s a different way to play football and this needs time to get used to it,” he said.

“We’re running a lot at the moment and we need to make sure we run teams out. With the time and the connections between the players, I think we can solve a lot of situations a bit easier.

“I’m disappointed because we wanted to make a good start. I don’t think they had many opportunities, we limited them, but we didn’t create enough ourselves.

“We put everything out there and it’s unfortunate.”

Despite the defeat, Town’s skipper insists there are positives to take from the encounter in what was only the Terriers’ second competitive game under Carlos Corberán.

Schindy has urged his teammates to use the experience to kick on in the coming weeks.

“There are positives. We’ve got a squad that’s never played together like that, for us to play against a relegated team from the Premier League who has good individual players we did alright.

“But at the end of the day, we’re professional footballers and we want to win games. We have a lot to improve and a lot to work on.

“I think if we get this style right, we can cause a lot of teams problems, however, at the moment, we’re disappointed.

“We can’t now not be brave or lose our heads, we have to work hard. We have to give our best in the next few weeks to make one step after the next one.”

Off the back of Saturday’s defeat, Town’s next opponents are beaten play-off finalists Brentford at the new Brentford Community Stadium on Saturday 19 September 2020; 3pm kick-off.

Ahead of that game, Schindy says Town will continue to develop and work on the training ground to improve their chemistry within the new Head Coach’s style.

“When the relationships grow between players, we can solve the situations better and make life easier.

“It’s about adapting your body to this new speed and intensity. It’s a low (the defeat), it’s going to hurt, we’re going to suffer but I think it’s for the best. With that side we can cause other teams problems.”

Watch Schindy’s full interview below on #HTTV.

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