Huddersfield 1-0 Millwall: Early Nakayama goals gets The Terriers the win

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Huddersfield Town beat Millwall with a 1-0 victory on Saturday at John Smith’s Stadium. Huddersfield were looking for a victory after a scoreless draw against Middlesbrough in their previous match while Millwall were coming from consecutive wins against West Bromwich Albion and Watford. Huddersfield are now in 23rd place, with 15 points from 18 matches, while Millwall sit in 8th, with 26 points from 18.

The Terriers started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, when Yuta Nakayama gave them the lead, 9 minutes in to take them into the break 1-0 up. Both teams unable to deliver anything further, the score remained at 1-0 at full time.

Substitutions for Huddersfield included Duane Holmes, Jordan Rhodes and William Boyle for Ollie Turton, Danny Ward and David Kasumu, respectively. Millwall brought on Tyler Burey, Benik Afobe, George Honeyman, Mason Bennett and George Evans, to replace Scott Malone, Tom Bradshaw, Danny McNamara, Andreas Voglsammer and Billy Mitchell.

There were bookings for Michal Helik and Sorba Thomas from Huddersfield. For Millwall, Tom Bradshaw, Charlie Cresswell and Tyler Burey saw yellow.

Huddersfield will play their next fixture at home against Sunderland AFC, while Millwall will face Birmingham City away.

Technical card:
Huddersfield Town:Yuta Nakayama, Ollie Turton (Duane Holmes, min.32), Danny Ward (Jordan Rhodes, min.68), Michal Helik, Sorba Thomas and David Kasumu (William Boyle, min.88)
Millwall:Tom Bradshaw (Benik Afobe, min.60), Charlie Cresswell, Scott Malone (Tyler Burey, min.59), Danny McNamara (George Honeyman, min.77), Andreas Voglsammer (Mason Bennett, min.77) and Billy Mitchell (George Evans, min.83)
Stadium:John Smith’s Stadium
Goals:Yuta Nakayama (1-0, min. 9)