HUDDERSFIELD. Wigan Athletic defeated Huddersfield Town to win 2-1. It was Wigan Athletic to strike first with a penalty of W. Keane at the 25′. Then it was a goal in the 76′ minute to make things even for 1-1. Eventually, C. Lang gave the win to Wigan Athletic in the 82′ minute with a goal. Huddersfield Town lost this match even if it was superior in terms of ball possession (57%).
The match was played at the The John Smith’s Stadium stadium in Huddersfield on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Jeremy Simpson assisted by Richard Wild and George Byrne. The 4th official was Ross Joyce. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 13.3 degrees Celsius or 55.99 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 78%.
Huddersfield Town had a superior ball possession 57% while Wigan Athletic was struggling with a 43% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Wigan Athletic was more aggressive with 51 dangerous attacks and 12 shots of which 5 were on target. This is one of the reasons why Wigan Athletic won the match.
Huddersfield Town shot 17 times, 6 on target, 11 off target. On the opposite side, Wigan Athletic shot 12 times, 5 on target, 7 off target.
Huddersfield Town received 2 yellow cards (L. Mbete and S. Thomas). On the other side, Wigan Athletic received 2 yellow cards (C. Lang and G. Shinnie).
After this match, Huddersfield Town will stay with 4 points to sit in the 23rd place. On the other side, Wigan Athletic will have 13 points like Watford to remain in the 8th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Huddersfield Town will host Sunderland on the 2nd of November with a 0-0 head to head record.
Wigan Athletic will host Stoke City on the 2nd of November with a 5-4 head to head stats in favor of Wigan Athletic (8 draws).
Huddersfield Town – Formation
Huddersfield Town started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Danny Schofield decided to play with the following team: Lee Nicholls, Tom Lees , Michał Helik , Luke Mbete , Oliver Turton , David Kasumu , Jack Rudoni , Yuta Nakayama , Duane Holmes , Daniel Ward and Sorba Thomas .
The home team had on the bench: N. Bilokapić, Faustino Anjorin, Patrick Jones , Kaine Kesler , Jordan Rhodes , J. Russell and J. Ruffels.
Huddersfield Town made 4 changes: S. Thomas for P. Jones (46′), S. Thomas for P. Jones (46′), L. Mbete for J. Rhodes (65′) and L. Mbete for J. Rhodes (65′).
Best player: Tom Lees
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Huddersfield Town was Tom Lees.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 80 passes (82% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 5 duels out of 7.
Wigan Athletic – Formation
Wigan Athletic started with a 4-2-3-1 line-up (4-2-3-1).
Leam Richardson played with: Jamie Jones, Ryan Nyambe , Jack Whatmough , Curtis Tilt , James McClean , Max Power , Graeme Shinnie , Callum Lang , Will Keane , Thelo Aasgaard and Josh Magennis .
These were the players on the bench: Nathan Broadhead, A. Scully, Tom Naylor , Charlie Wyke , A. Fletcher, S. Tickle and Jason Kerr .
Wigan Athletic made 4 changes: J. Magennis for C. Wyke (76′), J. Magennis for C. Wyke (77′), T. Aasgaard for J. Kerr (85′) and T. Aasgaard for J. Kerr (85′).
Best player: Callum Lang
Following our analysis, the most impressive player for Wigan Athletic was Callum Lang.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 11 passes (81% accurate) and 0 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 12. He performed 6 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.