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Preview: Huddersfield Town vs. Stoke City - predictions, team news, line-ups

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Sports Mole previews Saturday’s championship clash between Huddersfield Town and Stoke City. This includes predictions, team news and possible lineups.

Looking for the first points of the new championship season, Huddersfield Town entertain stoke city Saturday.

The Terriers were eliminated from the EFL Cup on Tuesday after suffering a losing streak to start the season, but the visitors were eliminated from the cup after winning their first two games and losing.

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Huddersfield Town has gone through many changes over the summer. Carlos Corberan Last season they took them to the championship play-off final, where they lost 1-0 to Nottingham Forest.

Corveran departs with key players ahead of new term Louis O’Brien When Harry Tofolodefender Levi ColwillThe loan agreement for Danny Schofield Currently in charge of West Yorkshire.

Their season began with a home contest against newly relegated Burnley, with the Terriers returning empty-handed. Ian MarsenA first-half goal made the difference in a dominant display from the visitors before Scofield’s men played Birmingham City.

Scott Hogan When Przemyslaw Pratcheta Despite leading the hosts 2-0 in the first half, Danny Ward Huddersfield pulled back a goal at the hour mark and failed to share the spoils, turning their attention to an EFL Cup tie with Preston North End.

However, there was no more success as they were beaten 4–1 on home ground. jordan rose‘s goal was only a consolation, with the Terriers putting their first point on the board in the third question and will be desperate not to be swept away at the bottom of the division as the table begins to take shape. the next few weeks.

Huddersfield Town boss Danny Scofield, 9 August 2022© Reuters

On the other hand, Stoke City will go on an expedition in hopes of winning back-to-back titles after losing at the start.

Following last season’s 14th-place finish and encouraging summer, the Potters started the trip to Millwall, but lost 2–0. Charlie Cresswell Each side scored a goal at halftime.

Michael O’NealThe side hosted Blackpool in their second trip and bounced back quickly to win 2-0 Harry Clarke When Jacob Brown on the Staffordshire scoresheet.

Most recently, they faced Third Division side Morecambe in the first round of the EFL Cup on Tuesday, where they would normally be eliminated on penalties after a goalless draw. morgan foxThe opening mistake of 12-1 proved costly, as Shrimp converted all five penalties.

Hoping to overcome that disappointment and return to the high-priority league in a positive way, O’Neill’s side should see Saturday as a good chance to extend to six points against a weak-looking Huddersfield side. prize.

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Yuta Nakayama in action at Huddersfield Town on 9 August 2022© Reuters

Huddersfield Town will likely remain without a defender Matty Pearson Due to an injury, while a new member David Kasum He could remain sidelined after a cut short debut against Burnley on opening day.

new defender Yuta Nakayama made his first start for the club in a Preston Cup match. Will Boyle When larmani edmonds green in the next place Tom Leesunless Scofield chose to place the Japanese international on the left side of the back four.

Danny Ward continues to lead the line as he opens his account for the season against Birmingham City after scoring 14 goals in the second division last season. Sorva Thomas provide support to the frontman Jonathan Hogg When John Russell Set to feature in midfield.

Stoke also have to deal with some injury issues as a centre-back. Harry Suter and attacking midfielder Nick Powell Both are in the middle of a bystander spell.

After making a rotation for the trip to Morecambe, O’Neill will have to return to his strongest starting XI. Aden Flint, Ben Wilmot, Lewis Baker When Josh Tymon It is set to come back from the beginning.

Even without Powell, the Potters have options on offense and Jacob Brown is expected to start. Tyrese Campbell, D’Margio Lite-Philips and a new contract Dwight Gale It may contend for the front two other spots.

Huddersfield Town starters:
Nichols; Tarton, Edmonds Green, Leeds, Nakayama. Hogg, Russell. Thomas, Rudoni, Coloma.Ward

Candidates for the Stoke City starting XI:
Bullsik; Taylor, Flint, Wilmot. Clark, Baker, Laurent, Smallbone, Tymon.Gail Brown

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Huddersfield Town 1-2 Stoke City

With Huddersfield struggling so far this season and Stoke City boasting an exciting team capable of a much improved campaign, the Potters should be good enough to leave with all three points. You can see

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