All the best bits from Town’s win over Reading
- Highlights from the 3-4 victory against Reading
- Re-watch Danel Sinani’s strike and Danny Ward’s hat-trick
- Watch short or extended highlights for free on HTTV
Huddersfield Town supporters can now watch all the highlights from the Terriers’ thrilling 3-4 away win over Reading.
The win saw Town make it nine unbeaten in all competitions, as well as being their fourth away win of the season!
It was the hosts who broke the deadlock, with Lucas Joao putting Reading ahead in the fifth minute.
The Terriers instantly responded to conceding, with their pressure paying off in the ninth minute. Pipa made a diagonal run towards the box before passing to Sinani, whose shot from 25 yards took a deflection off a Reading defender and into the bottom corner!
As if that wasn’t enough, Town doubled their lead six minutes later thanks to Wardy! Following a period of attacking pressure from the Terriers, the ball bounced around the area with both Thomas and Sinani trying their luck, before eventually falling to Ward to tuck it away! The goal was the striker’s 50th in the Sky Bet Championship.
The hosts equalised the scoreline in the 23rd minute thanks to George Pușcaș.
Once again, the Terriers instantly responded to conceding, with Wardy bagging his brace! Having initially collected the ball from a free-kick, Luke Southwood fumbled having hit the ground, seeing the ball fall to Ward, who stuck it away without hesitation!
The 45th minute saw Reading equalise for the second time. Jonathan Hogg was forced to concede a corner off a Reading cross from the right. Michael Morrison tried to steer it towards goal, seeing it take a heavy deflection off Tom Lees on its way in.
The second half picked up where the first had finished, with both sides flying forward at every opportunity.
The 53rd minute saw the seventh goal of the game, and with it Wardy’s hat-trick! Town’s first league hat-trick since Danny Ward vs Watford in 2014! Koroma juggled the ball past a defender, before Wardy sent it crashing into the back of the net from range!
Nicholls made a HUGE save in the 66th minute to deny the Royals their equaliser. Following a Reading corner, he threw himself at the feet of an attacker to deny them.
The 75th minute saw Southwood showcase a strong save to deny Thomas! Hoggy played a great ball over the top, which Thomas latched onto and flew clean through, only to be denied by the hosts ‘keeper!
As the minutes continued to count down to full-time, Matty Pearson got himself between the ball and Puscas to deny Reading a clear strike on goal, taking a blow to the thigh in the process.
You can watch the highlights from the game below on #HTTV!