Huddersfield vs Liverpool October 2018 – Match Preview and Scores

Huddersfield face a difficult game at home against a high flying liverpool team. What do we know about the upcoming match?

Team Stats

Huddersfield

David Wagner is one short of 50 competitive wins as Huddersfield head coach.

They could equal the top-flight record of five consecutive home fixtures from the beginning of a season without scoring.

Huddersfield have drawn just 2 and lost 8 games in the last ten games in all competition.

They have failed to score in six successive Premier League home matches since beating Watford 1-0 in April 2018.

Only Manchester City, with an eight-match streak in 2007, have fared worse in the top flight.

Their tally of 20 shots on target this season is a Premier League-low.

Liverpool

Mohamed Salah has failed to score in his last seven away games for Liverpool in all competitions

Liverpool are without a win in their last four matches in all competitions, having begun the season with seven consecutive victories.

They have lost all last six games against teams in the relegation zone, drawing two and losing four.

Only Manchester City (16) have faced fewer shots on target in the Premier League this season than Liverpool’s 21.

They are one win away from becoming the fourth Premier League team to record 200 Premier League away victories.

Head to Head

Liverpool need two goals to become the first club to score 100 top-flight goals against the Huddersfield town.

Huddersfield are without a win in the past 12 meetings in all competitions, drawing three and losing nine.

Huddersfield managed just one shot on target in the two Premier League meetings last season.

They have not scored in the last seven of those fixtures since a 1-1 draw at Anfield in April 1962.

Team News

Back from injury for Huddersfield are Philip Billing and Isaac Mbenza and they should be available for selection respectively.

Although Tommy Smith, Terrence Kongolo and Danny Williams are still out injured

Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane picked up injuries on international duty and will be assessed before a final decision is made. Sadio Mane had a surgery 4 days ago and is expected to miss the match.

Scores

The match ended 1-0 in favour of Liverpool. With Mohammed Salah getting on the score sheet to alleviate problems of a frustrating start to the season.

Salah in action for Liverpool

Joe Gomez picks up Xerdan Shaqiri in the midfield postion who then plays a through pass to Salah’s feet. And the Egyptian winger made no mistakes by slotting past Hiddersfield goalkeeper Jonas Losl.

Hiddersfield tried to get back into the game with two of their shots on target, but liverpool were professional to seal the game. Next up for Huddersfield is a game away to Watford, while Liverpool welcomes Cardiff City FC to Anfield.

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