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  • Date:25 Feb 2012
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Galpharm Stadium
  • Attendance:14,105
  • McCombe (39) Rhodes (84)
Goal!

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90:24 +0.24

Header on goal by Lee Novak from just inside the area goes over the target.

86:04

Gary Naysmith takes the inswinging corner, Scot Bennett makes a clearance.

84:26

Jordan Rhodes scores a goal from just inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Huddersfield 2-0 Exeter.Assist on the goal came from Lee Novak.

82:14

Gary Roberts leaves the field to be replaced by Danny Cadamarteri.

81:59

A cross is delivered by Joey Gudjonsson.

79:13

Unfair challenge on Scot Bennett by Gary Roberts results in a free kick. David Noble crosses the ball in from the free kick.

78:11

A cross is delivered by Lee Novak, save by Artur Krysiak.

76:38

Gary Roberts concedes a free kick for a foul on Daniel Nardiello. Billy Jones takes the free kick.

75:37

Inswinging corner taken by Daniel Ward.

74:41

Daniel Ward produces a cross.

73:26

Guillem Bauza concedes a free kick for a foul on Oscar Gobern. Gary Naysmith takes the free kick.

72:17

The ball is swung over by Lee Novak, save made by Artur Krysiak.

71:41

The ball is sent over by Billy Jones, Jamie McCombe makes a clearance.

70:26

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jordan Rhodes. Artur Krysiak restarts play with the free kick. Liam Sercombe leaves the field to be replaced by Guillem Bauza.

68:41

Daniel Nardiello gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Oscar Gobern. Jamie McCombe takes the indirect free kick.

66:02

Effort on goal by Lee Novak from outside the penalty box goes harmlessly over the bar.

65:15

Jack Hunt produces a cross.

64:53

The official flags Daniel Nardiello offside. Alex Smithies restarts play with the free kick.

62:30

Corner taken by Gary Roberts from the left by-line played to the near post, Effort on goal by Oscar Gobern from just inside the penalty area goes over the target. Lee Novak replaces Alan Lee. Joey Gudjonsson joins the action as a substitute, replacing Anton Robinson.

60:30

The referee blows for offside. Alex Smithies takes the indirect free kick. Richard Logan on for Aaron Dawson.

58:33

Daniel Ward produces a right-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the goal.

55:31

Unfair challenge on Daniel Ward by Billy Jones results in a free kick. Daniel Ward delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing.

53:27

Anton Robinson takes a long range shot clearing the bar.

51:54

Gary Naysmith concedes a free kick for a foul on Jake Taylor. Indirect free kick taken by Troy Archibald-Henville.

49:03

Unfair challenge on David Noble by Sean Morrison results in a free kick. David Noble restarts play with the free kick.

43:49

The offside flag is raised against Alan Lee. Indirect free kick taken by Artur Krysiak.

42:48

Daniel Nardiello is caught offside. Alex Smithies restarts play with the free kick.

42:06

The ball is sent over by Jack Hunt.

39:20

Foul by James Dunne on Daniel Ward, free kick awarded. Daniel Ward produces a cross, Jamie McCombe grabs a headed goal from close in. Huddersfield 1-0 Exeter.The assist for the goal came from Daniel Ward.

34:58

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Roberts by James Dunne. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Gary Roberts, Scot Bennett makes a clearance.

34:21

David Noble takes a shot. Save made by Alex Smithies.

30:07

The ball is sent over by Jack Hunt, Jordan Rhodes takes a shot. Artur Krysiak makes a save.

26:55

Foul by Alan Lee on Scot Bennett, free kick awarded. Artur Krysiak restarts play with the free kick.

26:18

Daniel Nardiello takes a shot. Save made by Alex Smithies.

23:00

Anton Robinson concedes a free kick for a foul on James Dunne. Direct free kick taken by James Dunne.

21:47

Short corner taken by David Noble.

21:23

Billy Jones crosses the ball, clearance by Gary Naysmith.

20:10

Corner taken by Daniel Ward.

19:58

Daniel Ward takes a shot. Blocked by James Dunne.

18:07

Corner taken left-footed by Gary Roberts from the left by-line, save made by Artur Krysiak.

17:04

Free kick awarded for a foul by Troy Archibald-Henville on Alan Lee. Gary Roberts delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing, clearance by Aaron Dawson.

12:58

Corner taken by Gary Roberts, clearance made by Liam Sercombe.

12:44

Aaron Dawson has a headed effort at goal from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

11:26

Sean Morrison produces a cross.

10:42

Centre by Gary Roberts, Daniel Ward takes a shot. Blocked by Billy Jones.

9:46

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scot Bennett by Alan Lee. Free kick taken by David Noble.

9:18

Liam Sercombe takes a shot. Alex Smithies makes a save.

8:14

Outswinging corner taken by Gary Roberts from the left by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Scot Bennett.

5:29

Daniel Nardiello takes a shot.

3:36

Daniel Ward sends in a cross, Alan Lee has a headed effort at goal from close in which goes wide left of the target.

2:31

David Noble takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, save made by Alex Smithies.

2:17

Daniel Nardiello takes a shot. Jamie McCombe gets a block in.

0:32

Liam Sercombe fouled by Oscar Gobern, the ref awards a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from David Noble from the free kick.

Match Preview

Clarke absent for Grayson bow Huddersfield's new manager Simon Grayson will be without skipper Peter Clarke for his first game in charge at home against Exeter. Central defender Clarke is recovering from a double hernia operation, so Sean Morrison, on loan from Reading, is expected to continue alongside Jamie McCombe at the heart of defence. Grayson, installed as Lee Clark's successor on Monday, has no new injury or suspension problems, but will also be without Tommy Miller, who is still struggling with a stomach injury. Fellow midfielder Oscar Gobern should be in contention to retain his place in the starting line-up despite being forced off in the defeat to Sheffield United with a bang to the thigh. Winger Gary Roberts returned to the starting line-up quicker than expected after recovering from a double hernia operation for the clash with the Blades and should be available again. Huddersfield are chasing their first npower League One win in four games as they bid to keep their automatic promotion hopes alive. Steve Tully is set to return to the Exeter squad. The defender sustained a hand injury in a 2-1 defeat at Notts County on Valentine's Day, subsequently missing the Grecians' dramatic 3-2 victory over Bury. But if Tully passes a late check before travelling to the Galpharm Stadium then manager Paul Tisdale will have a fully-fit and suspension-free squad at his disposal. Artur Krysiak has made the goalkeeping position his own this season, making 32 appearances and keeping nine clean sheets, and his form will be key to reviving the club's fortunes on the road. With five defeats from their last seven away trips, Tisdale will need Krysiak to keep npower League One and Terriers' top-scorer Jordan Rhodes at bay.

Formation:442Manager: Simon Grayson

Huddersfield

Formation: 442Manager: Paul Tisdale

Exeter

  • Alex Smithies
  • Jack Hunt
  • Jamie McCombe
  • Sean Morrison
  • Gary Naysmith
  • Daniel Ward
  • Anton Robinson
  • Oscar Gobern
  • Gary Roberts
  • Jordan Rhodes
  • Alan Lee
  • SUBS
  • Ian Bennett
  • Joey Gudjonsson
  • Antony Kay
  • Danny Cadamarteri
  • Lee Novak

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Match Report

Rhodes sinks Grecians Jordan Rhodes scored his 30th goal of the season to secure Huddersfield a 2-0 win over Exeter in Simon Grayson's first game in charge. Rhodes blasted home five minutes from time to sign off in style for international duty next week - he will miss Town's trip to Stevenage on Tuesday because of a call-up for Scotland's under-21s for the Euro qualifier against Holland. Centre-back Jamie McCombe gave Town the lead in the 40th minute with his third goal in five matches after winger Danny Ward was fouled out on the left. Ward took the free-kick himself and curled the ball into the box for McCombe to head home into the far corner. Before that Sean Morrison struck the frame of the goal for the home side while Rhodes brought a superb one-handed save from Artur Krysiak. Alan Lee, Ward and Lee Novak went close before Rhodes sealed it in the 85th minute. Oscar Gobern gave the ball to Novak who squared for Rhodes to smash home a rising drive off the underside of the bar from just inside the box.

Form Guide

    WWWDDL
  • Huddersfield
  • VS
  • Exeter
  • DLLWLW

Last Meetings

  • Exeter
  • 0 - 4
  • Huddersfield
  • 15/10/2011
  • Exeter
  • 1 - 4
  • Huddersfield
  • 05/02/2011
  • Huddersfield
  • 0 - 1
  • Exeter
  • 20/11/2010
  • Exeter
  • 2 - 1
  • Huddersfield
  • 08/05/2010
  • Huddersfield
  • 4 - 0
  • Exeter
  • 10/10/2009
  • Exeter
  • 2 - 3
  • Huddersfield
  • 05/03/1994

Top Scorers

Huddersfield

  • J Rhodes 27
  • L Novak 7
  • A Lee 6
  • G Roberts 6
  • J McCombe 2
  • S Arfield 2
  • O Gobern 2
  • T Miller 1
  • A Kay 1
  • A Robinson 1
  • J Hunt 1
  • D Ward 1

Exeter

  • D Nardiello 5
  • R Logan 4
  • D Noble 2
  • D Coles 2
  • T Archibald-Henville 2
  • S Bennett 2
  • J Taylor 2
  • B Jones 1
  • J Dunne 1
  • J O'Flynn 1
  • G Bauza 1
  • L Sercombe 1

Goals

Huddersfield

    • Total goals 87
    • Goals per game 57
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 5 (For) 6 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 6 (For) Period 31-40 mins
  • 9 (For) 2 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 9 (For) 5 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 6 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Exeter

    • Total goals 60
    • Goals per game 30
  • 6 (For) 5 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 3 (For) 4 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 4 (For) 5 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 3 (For) 6 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 9 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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