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HUDDERSFIELD. Middlesbrough bested Huddersfield Town to win 2-1. D. Watmore was the key to score 2 goals.

HUDDERSFIELD. Middlesbrough prevailed over Huddersfield Town to win 2-1. D. Watmore was the key to score 2 goals. It was Middlesbrough to strike first with a goal of D. Watmore at the 16′. Then D. Watmore scored again for Middlesbrough in the 23′ minute with a goal scoring a double. Eventually, O. Hernandez reduced the distance for Huddersfield Town with an own goal. However, that was it, and the result remained 2-1.​

The match was held at the The John Smith’s Stadium Stadium in Huddersfield on Saturday and this began at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was Thomas Bramall with the assistance of Mark Dwyer and Nicholas Barnard. The 4th official was Leigh Doughty. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was quite cold around 1.8 degrees Celsius or 35.19 Fahrenheit. Humidity was up to 78%.​

Match Statistics

There wasn’t much of a difference in ball possession. Huddersfield Town was in possession of the ball for 51% of the time vs. Middlesbrough that controlled the ball for 49% of the time.

Middlesbrough was more aggressive with 40 dangerous attacks and 10 shots of which 7 were on target. Which is one of the reasons Middlesbrough won the match.​

Huddersfield Town shot 10 times, 2 on target, 8 off target. On the other side, Middlesbrough shot 10 times, 7 on target, 3 off target.


No yellow cards were issued to Huddersfield Town. On the opposite side, Middlesbrough received 3 yellow cards (M. Bola, M. Crooks and P. McNair).

After this contest, Huddersfield Town will stay with 28 points to stay in the 8th place. On the opposite side, Middlesbrough will have 23 points like Sheffield United, Birmingham City and Bristol City to stay in the 15th place.

Match Events

  • 16'

    D. Watmore

  • 23'

    D. Watmore

    M. Crooks

  • 37'

    O. Turton

    M. Pearson

  • 60'

    F. Campbell

    D. Holmes

  • 74'

    J. Koroma

    H. Toffolo

  • 77'

    O. Hernandez

    D. Watmore

  • 80'

    M. Bola

  • 85'

    M. Crooks

  • 88'

    P. McNair

  • 90'

    U. Ikpeazu

    I. Jones

  • 90'

    L. Daniels (OG)

Next match

In the upcoming Championship match, Huddersfield Town will play away against Barnsley on the 4th of December with a 4-4 head to head statistic.

Middlesbrough will host Swansea City on the 4th of December with a 6-3 head to head stats in favor of Swansea City (3 draws).

Huddersfield Town: Formation and Lineups

Huddersfield Town started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).

The manager Carlos Corberán Vallet chose to play with the following team: Lee Nicholls (7.1), Matthew Pearson (6.4), Tom Lees (6.7), Naby Sarr (6.7), Sorba Thomas (6.1), Scott High (7.3), Lewis O’Brien (6.6), Harry Toffolo (6.3), Danel Sinani (6.2), Daniel Ward (6.8) and Duane Holmes (6.2).


Huddersfield Town made 3 changes: M. Pearson for O. Turton (37′), D. Holmes for F. Campbell (60′) and H. Toffolo for J. Koroma (74′).

Top player: Scott High

The player who no doubt impressed Huddersfield Town the most was Scott High.

His rating is (7.3) with 63 passes (92% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 5 duels out of 7.

Middlesbrough: Formation and Lineups

Middlesbrough started with a 3-5-2 line-up (3-5-2).

On the opposite side, Chris Wilder played with: Luke Daniels (6.6), Anfernee Dijksteel (6.5), Sol Bamba (6.5), Paddy McNair (6.1), Isaiah Jones (7.4), Matt Crooks (7.9), Jonathan Howson (6.7), Marcus Tavernier (6.8), Marc Bola (6.8), Andraž Šporar (6.7) and Duncan Watmore (8.9).


Middlesbrough made 2 changes: D. Watmore for O. Hernandez (77′) and I. Jones for U. Ikpeazu (90′).

Top player: Duncan Watmore

Probably the most impressive player in Middlesbrough was Duncan Watmore.

His rating is (8.9) with 2 goals, 14 passes (64% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 3 duels out of 5.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship



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