Huddersfield Town recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Queens Park Rangers 2-1 with J. Ruffels scoring 2 goals. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Huddersfield Town managed to find the solution against Queens Park Rangers to win 2-1. J. Ruffels was the key for his team after scoring 2 goals.

Huddersfield Town recovers a 0-1 deficit to best Queens Park Rangers 2-1 with J. Ruffels scoring 2 goals. HIGHLIGHTS

LONDON. Huddersfield Town managed to find the solution against Queens Park Rangers to win 2-1. J. Ruffels was the star player for his team after scoring 2 goals. All goals were scored in the first half.​ It was Queens Park Rangers to strike first with an early goal of L. Dykes at the 2′. Then it was a goal in the 9′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, J. Ruffels gave the win to Huddersfield Town in the 26′ minute scoring a double. Queens Park Rangers was much better in terms of ball possession (71%).​

The match was played at the Kiyan Prince Foundation Stadium stadium in London on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Gavin Ward with the help of Mark Russell and Robert Hyde. The 4th official was Charles Breakspear. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 11.9 degrees Celsius or 53.33 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 86%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 71 Ball Possession 29
Shots
  • 35 Total 11
  • 6 On Target 6
  • 29 Off Target 5
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 129 Attack 62
  • 86 Dangerous attack 25
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 14 Corners 4
Fouls
  • 11 Total 8
  • 0 Yellow Cards 6
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 5 Substitutions 5

Ball possession

Queens Park Rangers was in firm control of the ball 71% while Huddersfield Town was struggling with a 29% ball possession.

Attitude and shots

Queens Park Rangers was putting more pressure with 86 dangerous attacks and 35 shots of which 6 were on target. Notwithstanding, Huddersfield Town was capable to find the solution to win this match.​

Queens Park Rangers shot 35 times, 6 on target, 29 off target. On the opposite side, Huddersfield Town shot 11 times, 6 on target, 5 off target.

Cards

Queens Park Rangers didn’t receive any yellow card. On the other side, Huddersfield Town received 6 yellow cards (B. Diarra, B. Spencer, D. Ward, S. Thomas, L. Nicholls and J. Rhodes).

Match Timeline

L. Dykes(goal)
2'
9'
J. Ruffels(goal)
26'
J. Ruffels(goal)
40'
B. Diarra- Yellow
44'
B. Spencer- Yellow
46'
K. Kesler Hayden- sub ->B. Spencer
J. Dunne- sub ->L. Balogun
46'
58'
J. Rhodes- sub ->B. Diarra
69'
C. Mahoney- sub ->D. Holmes
M. Bonne- sub ->E. Laird
71'
75'
D. Ward- Yellow
T. Richards- sub ->C. Willock
77'
O. Shodipo- sub ->A. Adomah
83'
89'
S. Thomas- Yellow
90'
L. Mbete- sub ->B. Jackson
90'
L. Nicholls- Yellow
90'
J. Rhodes- Yellow

Standings

After playing this match, Queens Park Rangers will stay with 31 points like Preston North End to hold in the 6th place. Talking about the opposition, Huddersfield Town will have 18 points to sit in the 24th place.

Next matches

In the next match in the Championship, Queens Park Rangers will host Bristol City on the 6th of May with a 9-8 head to head record in favor of Bristol City (7 draws).

Huddersfield Town will host Reading on the 6th of May with a 7-6 head to head in favor of Reading (6 draws).

Queens Park Rangers – Formation

Queens Park Rangers
G
S. Dieng 1.Senegal
6.2
D
L. Balogun 26.Nigeria
6.4
46'
D
K. Paal 22.Netherlands
6.7
D
J. Clarke-Salter 5.England
7.1
D
E. Laird 27.England
6.8
71'
M
A. Adomah 37.Ghana
6.8
83'
M
I. Chair 10.Morocco
7.1
M
S. Field 15.England
7.0
M
T. Iroegbunam 47.England
7.5
M
C. Willock 7.England
7.7
77'
F
L. Dykes 9.Australia
7.9
Goals2'
Substitutes
G
J. Archer 13.Scotland
D
R. Dickie 4.England
D
J. Dunne 3.Republic of Ireland
7.1
46'
M
T. Richards 20.England
6.9
77'
M
O. Shodipo 25.Republic of Ireland
83'
M
A. Dozzell 17.England
F
M. Bonne 18.England
7.0
71'

Queens Park Rangers started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).

The manager Michael Beale decided to play with the following team: Seny Dieng (6.2), Ethan Laird (6.8), Leon Balogun (6.4), Jake Clarke-Salter (7.1), Kenneth Paal (6.7), Tim Iroegbunam (7.5), Samuel Field (7.0), Albert Adomah (6.8), Ilias Chair (7.1), Christopher Willock (7.7) and Lyndon Dykes (7.9).

The home team had on the bench: Taylor Richards (6.9), Olamide Shodipo, Robert Dickie, Macauley Bonne (7.0), Andre Dozzell, Jimmy Dunne (7.1) and Jordan Archer.

Substitutions

Queens Park Rangers made 4 changes: L. Balogun for J. Dunne (46′), E. Laird for M. Bonne (71′), C. Willock for T. Richards (77′) and A. Adomah for O. Shodipo (83′).

Best player: Lyndon Dykes​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Queens Park Rangers was Lyndon Dykes.

His rating is (7.9) with 1 goal, 22 passes (63% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 10 duels out of 17.

Huddersfield Town – Formation

Huddersfield Town
G
L. Nicholls 21.England
7.1
90'
D
J. Ruffles 14.England
8.4
Goals9', 26'
D
M. Helik 39.Poland
7.3
D
W. Boyle 12.Scotland
7.6
M
D. Holmes 19.USA
6.2
69'
M
J. Rudoni 22.England
6.9
M
B. Diarra 35.France
6.6
58' 40'
F
B. Jackson 30.England
7.1
90'
F
S. Thomas 7.England
7.0
89'
F
D. Ward 25.England
6.6
75'
Substitutes
G
N. Bilokapic 41.Australia
D
K. Kessler 16.England
6.2
46'
D
L. Mbete-Tatu 3.England
90'
M
C. Mahoney 11.England
7.1
69'
F
J. Rhodes 9.Scotland
6.7
58' 90'

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

Mark Fotheringham played with: Lee Nicholls (7.1), Brodie Spencer (6.2), Michał Helik (7.3), William Boyle (7.6), Josh Ruffels (8.4), Brahima Diarra (6.6), Jack Rudoni (6.9), Duane Holmes (6.2), Sorba Thomas (7.0), Daniel Ward (6.6) and Ben Jackson (7.1).

These were the players on the bench: Charles Ondo, Jordan Rhodes (6.7), Connor Mahoney (7.1), Kaine Kesler (6.2), Luke Mbete, Loick Ayina and Nicholas Bilokapic.

Substitutions

Huddersfield Town made 4 changes: B. Spencer for K. Kesler Hayden (46′), B. Diarra for J. Rhodes (58′), D. Holmes for C. Mahoney (69′) and B. Jackson for L. Mbete (90′).

Best player: Josh Ruffels​

Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Huddersfield Town was Josh Ruffels.

His rating is (8.4) with 2 goals, 18 passes (33% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 2 duels out of 7.

Results of the day

These are the results of the day in the Championship.​