Huddersfield Town and Watford meet at The John Smith’s Stadium, in a match for the 35th round of the Premier League. In the last head-to-head for this edition of the league on 27-10-2018, Watford won at home against (3-0). The record of direct matches of the last 3 years is favorable to the home team, which in the last 3 matches won 2 and lost 1. The Watford presents considerable differences in their results at home and as a visitor, so in this match the home factor may be decisive.
After 3 wins, 5 draws and 26 losses, the home team is currently in the 20th position, with 14 points won. In the last match, they have lost in an away match against Tottenham Hotspur by (4-0), after in the previous match they have lost (1-4) at home, against Leicester City. This is a team that usually maintains its competitive levels in home and away matches, since in the last 30 matches they register 1 win, 2 draws and 12 losses in away matches, with 8 goals scored and 30 conceded; against 2 wins, 1 draw and 12 losses at their stadium, with 8 goals scored and 25 suffered. In the last 10 home league matches Huddersfield Town has a record of 1 win and 9 losses, so they have won 3 points out of 30 possible. In their home league matches the most frequent result at half-time was the 0-1 (6 out of 17 matches). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 9 of the last 10 matches for this competition, so it has not been very strong defensively. In their home matches there is a tendency for few goals, since 7 of the last 17 matches for this competition have ended with Under 1,5 goals. This is a team that marks few times is primeiro and that only managed to open the score in 8 of its last 34 matches for the Premier League, of these 8 came to rest in advantage in 3 and won at the end of the 90 ‘in 3. In 34 games in this competition, he never got the comeback in the 24 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Huddersfield Town comes into this game with a 4-0 defeat in the displacement of Tottenham, adding the ninth defeat in the last 10 games. It is important to emphasize that the locals will no longer avoid the relegation to the English second division. In this confrontation with Watford, coach Jan Siewert must keep the team at 5-4-1, benefiting the defensive organization and in-depth passes to Grant: this player is one of the best scorers in Huddersfield Town, with 3 goals scored . For this game the coach can not count on Depoitre, Billing and Diakhaby, players recovering from injury.
The away team is currently in the 10 th position of the league, with 46 points won, after 13 wins, 7 draws and 13 losses. In the penultimate match, they won in a home match against Fulham, by (4-1). In the last match, they lost at home against Arsenal, by (0-1). This is a team that, oddly enough, was better outside than at home, as in the last 30 matches they register 6 wins, 4 draws and 5 losses in away matches; against 6 wins, 3 draws and 6 losses at their stadium. In their last match away from home in this competition they lost (2-1) to Manchester United. In the last 10 away matches Watford has 3 wins, 3 draws and 4 losses, so he has won 12 points out of 30 possible. The team has conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 matches, so it has not presented great defensive solidity, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have scored goals in 7 of the last 10 matches for this competition. There is a tendency for goals in their away matches, since 15 of the last 17 matches for this competition have ended with Over 1,5 goals. In 33 matches in this competition, they only won 2 comebacks in the 17 matches they suffered in the first goal.
The Watford comes to this game unmotivated fruit of the defeat, by 0-1, in the reception to Arsenal. It should be noted that the visitors have three consecutive defeats away from home. In this game, against Huddersfield Town, coach Javi Gracia must maintain the usual tactical system of the last matches, that is, 3-5-2, with Success and Andre Gray being the most advanced men on the team. Troy Deeney is the best Watford marker, with 9 goals scored, but will be absent from this game, for suspension. In addition to this player, the visiting coach does not have Quina, Cleverley, Holebas and Deulofeu, all due to injury.