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EPL: Huddersfield town vs Chelsea: Match Preview

Huddersfield Town will host Chelsea at the Kirklees Stadium on Tuesday night.

The Terriers moved up to 12th as they ended their four-match losing streak on Saturday.

David Wagner’s side beat Brighton 2-0 at home courtesy of a first-half brace from Steven Mounie.

Although they’ve been poor away from home this season, Huddersfield’s form at home has been better than expected.

With three wins in their last four at the Kirklees. Huddersfield have lost just two of their nine matches at home in all competitions.

Match Details :

Date : Tuesday, December 12.
Time : 20:00 BST/ 01:30 IST
Venue : Kirklees Stadium.
TV Broadcast : BT Sport 1(UK)/ Star Sports Select 1/ HD 1 (India)
Live Streaming Link : www.Ronaldo7.net

Team News :

Huddersfield Town :

Mounie is likely to keep his place in the side ahead of Laurent Depoitre, following Saturday’s brace.

Michael Hefele has returned to training following an Achilles injury but it is unclear whether he’s ready to start.

Rajiv van La Parra is available again after serving his suspension.

Jon Stankovic remains sidelined with a knee injury, while Philip Billing’s ankle problem will keep him out until 2018.

Chelsea loanee Kasey Palmer is ineligible to face his parent club.

Chelsea :

Antonio Conte admitted after Saturday’s match that his players are tired, hinting at possible rotation.

Marcos Alonso is one booking away from an automatic suspension.

Danny Drinkwater is expected to recover from illness which kept him out at the weekend.

Michy Batshuayi, Charly Musonda and Kenedy are all available again and could feature from the bench. Musonda signed a new contract extension last week.

David Luiz remains sidelined with a serious knee problem.

Predicted line-ups :

Huddersfield Town starting XI: Lossl; Smith, Zanka, Schnidler, Lowe; Mooy, Hogg; Kachunga, Ince, Quaner; Mounie.

Chelsea starting XI: Courtois; Azipilicueta, Christensen, Cahill; Moses. Fabregas, Kante, Bakayoko, Alonso; Hazard; Morata.