W Zaha (38)
Huddsf'ld vs C Palace
3:00pm Saturday 15th September
The John Smith's Stadium
HIGHLIGHTS: HUDDERSFIELD 0-1 CRYSTAL PALACE
HUDDERSFIELD 0-1 CRYSTAL PALACE
90+3: Mooy's shot is deflected into the path of Billing and his volley is poked wide by McArthur's toe.
Lossl is up for the corner but Palace defend it and that is that! The full-time whistle blows and Palace are back on track.
Huddersfield played well but they could have played until midnight and they wouldn't have scored. Zaha's wonder-goal wins it.
90: Palace make their first change with Schlupp on in place of Townsend.
90: Lowe launches a long free-kick into the box and Mounie is onto it but his shot is blocked by Sakho. The rebound falls to Schindler and yet again the shot ends up way over the bar.
Huddersfield need to do some shooting practise next week as their finishing has been atrocious.
88: Mooy's volley is diverted off target from Mounie right in front of goal but the offside flag is raised and it wouldn't have counted anyway. That moment did sum up the toothlessness of Huddersfield's attack, though.
87: Billing lines up for what feels like his 100th long throw of the game but again Palace deal with it and even worse for them a free-kick has been given for a foul on Milivojevic.
84: Lowe ships a corner in, Schindler flicks it on and Hennessey doesn't get a good connection on the punch but Palace do just enough to get it clear.
82: Lossl's long ball bypasses the Palace midfield and finds Mbenza who looks to make an impact by cutting inside and shooting on goal. However, Wan-Bissaka sticks to him like glue and makes an excellent block on the edge of the box.
80: Ayew is clattered into from behind by Mooy and Palace have a free-kick on the centre circle. They will use this as an opportunity to eke out some precious seconds.
78: Wagner is making a double substitution now. Striker Depoitre is on for defender Zanka while Mbenza replaces Van La Parra in a straight swap.
Huddersfield are going with two up front now and they are both powerful target man types in Depoitre and Mounie.
77: Huddersfield have the ball but Mason stops the play as Milivojevic is down clutching his elbow. It isn't clear exactly what happened to him but the Palace physio is on to have a look.
75: Palace are looking really dangerous on the counter here and McArthur has set Zaha scampering off down the left wing.
He squares up Kongolo and looks to have skipped past him but the Dutchman makes a crucial recovery challenge to block his attempted shot.
74: Lowe flights another good ball into the box and Sakho just about manages to get a flick on the ball with that blonde mohican of his to take it away from Zanka. Corner to Huddersfield.
73: Mooy lines up a shot and it hits the wall. That looked overly ambitious from Mooy.
It also sets up a Palace counter-attack and Zaha feeds McArthur inside the box but he gets his shot all wrong and it goes harmlessly over the top.
72: Van La Parra goes down under a challenge from Milivojevic and Billing fires another shot well over the bar. Mason has pulled the play back, though and the home side have a free-kick 35-yards from goal.
69: The first change of the game has been made. Diakhaby is on for Huddersfield and Kachunga goes off.
67: Kouyate has the ball in the net but it won't stand as a free-kick has been given. It looks as though it's for a foul on Lossl and given none of Palace's players protested against the decision, we can safely assume it was the right call.
65: Van Aanholt slips the ball through to Townsend and he goes down under a challenge from Kongolo right on the edge of the box but Mason isn't interested. Moments later Kongolo is again involved, this time tackling Ayew to concede a corner.
63: Huddersfield have been the better team for the vast majority of this game but they just lack that cutting edge in attack.
Meanwhile, Palace are on the attack through Towsend who lifts his head and pulls a cross back into the box.
Ayew fails to get a good contact on it and then Zaha volleys the loose ball high and wide.
60: POST! Lowe clips the ball to the edge of the box to Mooy who readjusts his body and volleys it onto the foot of the post with Hennessey little more than a spectator on his goal-line! Brilliant technique from the Australian.
The loose ball drops to Hadergjonaj and his shot is funnelled away by the Palace 'keeper before Van Aanholt is fouled by Kachunga to relieve the pressure. Huddersfield are having a real go here.
58: Palace are on a rare attack but Zaha and Van Aabholt aren't on the same wavelength and Zaha's pass goes astray much to the delight of the jeering Huddersfield fans.
55: Milivojevic gives the ball away sloppily and Billing leads the counter-attack. His attempted pass is blocked by Sakho and after a passge of play it ends up back with the Danish midfielder but he blazes it well over the bar.
52: Huddersfield have the ball in the net through Billing but Mason had blown his whistle well before the ball finished up in the net after Zanka had clearly pushed Sakho in the back. No complaints over that one.
51: Milivojevic's corner is dealt with by the Huddersfield defence and Kachunga leads the counter-attacking charge before Wan-Bissaka puts in a perfectly timed sliding challenge to deny him. The youngster has done well again today.
47: Hadergjonaj whips a cross into the box to Mounie again and he heads it into Kachunga's path but the striker sees his effort well saved by Hennessey. The offside flag was raised in any case.
46: And we're back. Huddersfield kick us off in what is a big 45 minutes for them.
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HT: That's the half. Huddersfield have been on top for most of it and had a great chance to score through a Mounie header. However, a moment of individual brilliance from the best player on the pitch Zaha separates the two teams.
40: Zaha is in on goal again after a slip from Jorgensen but this time he lacks end product with his low shot easily fielded by Lossl in goal.
GOAL! HUDDERSFIELD 0-1 CRYSTAL PALACE (Zaha, 38)
Zaha plays a one-two with Ayew and advances towards goal down the left wing. He throws in a couple of stepovers, cuts in between Hadergjonaj and Billing and fires an unstoppable finish into the far corner from an acute angle.
A moment of brilliance from Zaha which encapsulates why he is so integral to this Palace side.
HUDDERSFIELD 0-0 CRYSTAL PALACE
36: Mooy floats a ball to the back post and Billing towers over Van Aanholt to win the header with Schindler sending a bicycle kick wide of the target. The Australian is dominating the game in midfield, at the moment.
34: McArthur trips Van La Parra and a free-kick is given. The Palace midfielder has already been booked and one more misplaced tackle might see him take an early bath.
30: Mooy shapes to take the free-kick and the Palace wall jumps to deflect it. Instead it is Lowe who whips a brilliant in-swinger into the box but it bypasses everyone in the box and Palace survive again!
Zanka was the closest to it but he couldn't get a touch and Hennessey once again was completely stranded. All that's lacking for Huddersfield so far is a cutting edge.
29: This game is just hotting up a touch now. Zaha becomes the third player to be booked in under half an hour as he barges into Hadergjonaj after the ball had been played. That was pure frustration from the Palace forward and Huddersfield have a free-kick in a dangerous area.
27: Zaha seizes on a slack pass by Schindler but Zanka stops him from getting away with a cynical challenge. Palace are imploring Mason for a red card but it is only yellow. The Dane wasn't the last-man so that probably saved him.
25: Ayew flicks the ball into McArthur's path with a lovely backheel and the ball bounces off the Scotsman and towards Townsend and his shot cannons off a Huddersfield defender. Kouyate then appears to be taken out from the resulting rebound but Lee Mason isn't interested.
23: Palace haven't got going yet and Huddersfield are all over them. Aside from that good chance for Mounie, though, Huddersfield haven't created an awful lot so far.
It is clear what their gameplan is, however: switch the ball out to wing-backs and whip crosses into the box.
20: Mooy swings another great ball out to the flank, this time to the right where Hadergjonaj is waiting but his cross is well dealt with by Sakho. Mooy is seeing a lot of the ball in the early stages which is a positive sign for the Terriers.
17: CHANCE! Mooy switches the play with a lovely ball from the right to Lowe who takes a touch out of his feet and then delivers a peach of a cross for Mounie to attack.
16: Huddersfield are on the attack after Kachunga breaks the offside trap but none of his teammates were able to keep up with him and his hopeful cross into the box is turned away by Wan-Bissaka.
13: Wan-Bissaka plays a one-two with Townsend on the right touchline but Kongolo comes flying in with a sliding challenge to stop the move developing.
10: McArthur is the first player in the book for a foul on Hadergjonaj.
9: We've got a contrast of styles here with both teams lining up in different formations.
Huddersfield are playing with a back three and their wing-backs Lowe and Hadergjonaj are pushing right up the pitch. It looks a 5-3-1-1 with Kachunga floating off Mounie in attack.
6: Van Aanholt is on the charge down the left wing and plays it to McArthur before advancing for a return ball. The Scot's return pass has too much weight on it, though, and the Dutchman's attacking endeavour comes to an end.
1: Palace, in their changed yellow kits, get us underway.
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