Huddersfield v Newcastle:A team we know really well

15 December 2018 09:21 GMT

Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez hás said that Huddersfield is a team we know really well and they know us really well with several injuries to the Magpies.

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With Newcastle manager receiving the manager of the month the Toons boss will be without Shelvey and Federico Fernandez who is ruled out of Huddersfield game, with”Yedlin suspended, after a red card.

Speaking to the media Rafa said the Terriers were a team that they knew very well

“We are talking about a team we know really well and they know us really well too because of the last couple of seasons.

“We have played games in the Championship and the Premier League together.

“Teams that are in the second half of the table with us are always very close.

“Huddersfield are a team that work really hard and a team that are also aggressive.

“They can regain the ball and create things, but they can also makes mistakes because of the risks they take.

“That’s why they are capable of going to Wolves and winning but also losing at home to Brighton or they can lose 5-0 to the top sides.

“When I say they are aggressive I also mean offensive tactically but they also concede.

“They can defend and be aggressive too, and when they get control of games they make it tough so it will

Huddersfield Town will be without influential midfielder Aaron Mooy or club captain Tommy Smith for the visit of Newcastle  the Terriers boss manager David Wagner said:

“We will deal with our injury situation and we will need everyone in our squad.

“Injuries are part of the game.

“We are experienced enough to deal with it.

“We have to manage it.

“You always know it can happen, but now we have them in a short time, which is very unlucky.”

be difficult for sure.”

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