Preview - Huddersfield Town v Rotherham United

Huddersfield Town story posted by Sean Makin on 15/12/2015
Huddersfield Town will be looking to bounce back after a disappointing defeat to Bristol City at the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday.Preview - Huddersfield Town v Rotherham United

Two first half goals from Jonathan Kodjia and Aden Flint gave the Robins the win that saw them move above Town in the Championship table.

Harry Bunn came off the bench to pull one back for the Terriers with a superb long-range effort but a poor first half, in which Emyr Huws missed a penalty for the Terriers, cost them dear.

Both of City's goal came from set-pieces, both headers from a free-kick from the left flank.

Tuesday night's visitors in Rotherham United won on the last occasion they visited Huddersfield - their first in 11 attempts.

Goals from Kari Arnason and Conor Sammon gave the Millers a 2-0 victory back in March, a win that helped the South Yorkshire side survive relegation last season.

Huddersfield were woeful on the day. They weren't played off the park by any stretch of the imagination but Rotherham were fired up and wanted it more than the Terriers.

Neil Redfearn will be looking to exploit Town's poor home form as they have lost their last four home matches.

But Huddersfield do have a very good record against Rotherham at home, winning 11 of the past 13 meetings against their Yorkshire rivals.

The Millers have struggled since the beginning of the season and find themselves in 23rd place in the Championship having won just four matches since the season began.

Redfearn took charge of Rotherham in October after they parted the ways with Steve Evans and the former Leeds boss has a tough task of keeping the club in the second tier.

Team News

Town boss David Wagner will be without Emyr Huws due to a hamstring problem and Nahki Wells faces a late fitness test after suffering a knock to the ankle in the defeat to Bristol City.

Bunn could start as too could Kyle Dempsey who came on for the injured Huws on Saturday.

Defender Joel Lynch is back in training after a hamstring niggle and could be in contention against Rotherham.

Rotherham have striker Leon Best back from serving a three-match ban but former Huddersfield forward Danny Ward (knee) and defender Stephen Kelly (calf) look doubtful.

On-loan defender Farrend Rawson isn't expected to return before Christmas because of surgery he had done to a minor pubic bone injury.


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