Huddersfield Town vs Wycombe Wanderers preview: How to watch, kick-off time, team news, predicted lineups and ones to watch
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Huddersfield Town will go in search of their first victory in 2021 when bottom of the pile, Wycombe Wanderers, make the trip to the John Smith's Stadium on Saturday.

Tomorrow's match could prove to be a crucial one for Carlos Corberan's men, who have endured a baron start to the year and are without a win since beating Blackburn Rovers back in December.

The Terriers won't get many better opportunities to get three points between now and the end of the season than tomorrow, with an immediate return to League One looking ominous for The visiting Chairboys.

A win tomorrow could reignite Wycombe's confidence, however, at the moment, it looks rather concerning for Wycombe supporters, with a 12 point gap separating them from safety off the back of a disappointing midweek defeat at fellow strugglers Sheffield Wednesday. 

Huddersfield Town have been on a free fall down the Championship table over recent times and have currently slipped to 17th in the league table, and are quickly being dragged in to a relegation fight. Wycombe meanwhile, sit 12 points adrift from safety at the foot of the League table.

Team news

Huddersfield manager, Carlos Corberan, doesn't appear to have any fresh injury concerns ahead of the game tomorrow and may consider keeping a relatively similar team to the one that drew at Luton Town a week ago.

One change that Corberan will have to make is at left-back with Harry Toffolo suspended after a late dismissal at Luton last Saturday; Jaden Brown is the most likely to take his place in The Terriers starting line-up.

Defensive quadrant Tommy Elphick, Richard Stearman, Rarmarni Edmonds-Green and Christopher Schindler will once again remain absent for Huddersfield tomorrow.

Wycombe Wanderers boss, Gareth Ainsworth, will have a healthy choice of players to choose from, for tomorrow's trip to West Yorkshire.

Everton loanee, Dennis Adeniran, is expected to be absent for the game, but otherwise The Chairboys don't appear to have any fresh injury concerns.

Predicted lineups

Huddersfield Town (4-3-3):

Schofield; Pipa, Keogh, Sarr, Brown, Bacuna, O'Brien, Hogg, Mbenza, Aarons, Campbell.

Wycombe Wanderers (4-3-3):

Allsop; Grimmer, Stewart, Tafazolli, Jacobson; Ofoborh, Wheeler, Thompson, Muskwe, Ikpeazu, McCleary.

Ones to watch

Rolando Aarons - Huddersfield Town

As mentioned, Huddersfield Town have endured a miserable run of form recently. A shining light in this poor run of form, however, has been recent addition Rolando Aarons who is settling down nicely at his new home.

Aarons, who had a loan spell with opponents Wycombe between 2019 and 2020, has the pace and skill needed to cause The Chairboys' defence problems, and if Carlos Corberan gives the Jamaican born winger the nod tomorrow, it could be enough to sway the game in The Terriers favour.

Curtis Thompson - Wycombe Wanderers

For Wycombe Wanderers, the one to watch is combative midfielder Curtis Thompson, who will face the difficult task of keeping the Huddersfield midfielders quite this weekend.

Perhaps the biggest challenge for Thompson will be to keep box-to-box midfielder, Lewis O'Brien, at bay, but it's clear Thompson has the qualities to do that, and if he can dominate the midfield duels like Pelly Ruddock did for Luton against Huddersfield last week, it could cause The Terriers problems who look to their midfield for creativity.

Previous meetings

These two sides have made a habit of avoiding each other over the last decade or so with only 5 meeting since 2009, with four wins for Huddersfield and a draw which happened to be in their last encounter last year.

Last time out...

The last time these two sides engaged in battle was back in November, playing out a rather drab goalless draw. 

How to watch

Due to the pandemic this game will be played behind closed doors.  Supporters will be able to watch the games on the two team's iFollow platforms, with match passes costing £10.

The game kicks off at 15:00 BST on Saturday 13 February 2021.

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