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Lee Novak is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Iain Turner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Lee Novak on Clarke Carlisle. Iain Turner takes the free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Daniel Ward, clearance made by Clarke Carlisle.
Adam Barton concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordan Rhodes. Antony Kay restarts play with the free kick.
Daniel Ward has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.
Corner taken by Daniel Ward from the right by-line, save by Iain Turner.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Barton by Jack Hunt. Iain Turner restarts play with the free kick. The referee shows Jack Hunt a yellow card.
Corner taken by Daniel Ward, Peter Clarke takes a shot. Save by Iain Turner.
Daniel Ward gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Adam Barton. Paul Parry crosses the ball in from the free kick, save made by Ian Bennett.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Mayor by Tommy Miller. The referee shows Tommy Miller a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Strike on goal comes in from Keammar Daley from the free kick, save by Ian Bennett.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Conor McLaughlin by Calum Woods. Conor McLaughlin takes the indirect free kick. Calum Woods booked for unsporting behaviour.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Devine on Jordan Rhodes. Damien Johnson takes the free kick.
Gary Roberts leaves the field to be replaced by Daniel Ward. David Gray comes on in place of Iain Hume.
Keammar Daley concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Hunt. Indirect free kick taken by Jack Hunt.
Handball by Gary Roberts. Iain Turner takes the free kick.
Scott Arfield takes a shot. Clarke Carlisle gets a block in.
(Huddersfield) makes a substitution, with Lee Novak coming on for Alan Lee.
The official flags Juvhel Tsoumou offside. Free kick taken by Ian Bennett.
Juvhel Tsoumou finds the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box low into the middle of the goal. Huddersfield 3-1 Preston.Iain Hume provided the assist for the goal.
A goal is scored by Jordan Rhodes from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Huddersfield 3-0 Preston.Assist on the goal came from Scott Arfield.
Iain Hume sends in a cross.
Keammar Daley on for Ian Ashbee. Brian McLean leaves the field to be replaced by Conor McLaughlin.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jordan Rhodes by Daniel Devine. Antony Kay takes the direct free kick.
Gary Roberts takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Clarke Carlisle.
Corner taken left-footed by Gary Roberts from the right by-line to the near post, clearance by Juvhel Tsoumou.
Gary Roberts takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Ian Ashbee manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken left-footed by Gary Roberts to the near post, clearance made by Ian Ashbee.
Scott Arfield takes a shot. Blocked by Clarke Carlisle.
Jordan Rhodes takes a shot. Save by Iain Turner.
Danny Mayor concedes a free kick for a foul on Damien Johnson. Jack Hunt takes the free kick.
Effort on goal by Calum Woods from a long way out goes over the bar.
Iain Hume challenges Peter Clarke unfairly and gives away a free kick. Ian Bennett takes the indirect free kick.
Jordan Rhodes grabs a headed goal from close in. Huddersfield 2-0 Preston.Assist by Jack Hunt.
Effort on goal by Tommy Miller from just inside the area clears the crossbar.
Iain Hume fouled by Peter Clarke, the ref awards a free kick. Peter Clarke goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Free kick crossed left-footed by Paul Parry.
The referee blows for offside. Iain Turner takes the indirect free kick.
Adam Barton challenges Jack Hunt unfairly and gives away a free kick. Gary Roberts delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, clearance made by Juvhel Tsoumou.
Foul by Antony Kay on Iain Hume, free kick awarded. Indirect free kick taken by Clarke Carlisle.
Alan Lee takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.
Clarke Carlisle booked.
Juvhel Tsoumou is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Ian Bennett.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Paul Parry, Adam Barton has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.
Corner taken by Gary Roberts from the left by-line, clearance made by Clarke Carlisle.
Juvhel Tsoumou produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Clarke Carlisle. Indirect free kick taken by Ian Bennett.
Unfair challenge on Juvhel Tsoumou by Damien Johnson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Daniel Devine.
Scott Arfield challenges Danny Mayor unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Parry.
Brian McLean takes a shot. Save by Ian Bennett.
Foul by Peter Clarke on Iain Hume, free kick awarded. Paul Parry takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken left-footed by Paul Parry, Calum Woods manages to make a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken by Paul Parry from the right by-line, Antony Kay manages to make a clearance.
Effort on goal by Jordan Rhodes from long range goes over the bar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Scott Arfield by Paul Coutts. Free kick taken by Ian Bennett. Paul Coutts is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Gary Roberts.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Clarke Carlisle on Alan Lee. Jack Hunt takes the indirect free kick.
Iain Hume takes a shot. Blocked by Antony Kay.
Jordan Rhodes fires in a goal from the edge of the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Huddersfield 1-0 Preston.Assist by Antony Kay.
The referee blows for offside against Alan Lee. Clarke Carlisle takes the indirect free kick.
Tommy Miller takes a shot. Save by Iain Turner.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Antony Kay.
Terriers fighting fit
Huddersfield manager Lee Clark will select from virtually a fully-fit squad for the home game with Preston.
Clark has no new injury or suspension worries and the only player not available is goalkeeper Alex Smithies, who has not featured this season due to a knee problem that required surgery in September.
Central defender Jamie McCombe is hoping to be included in the squad. He returned to contention last week following a three-match suspension but was left out altogether as Clark retained club captain Peter Clarke alongside Antony Kay.
Striker Jordan Rhodes is expected to partner either Alan Lee or Lee Novak up front after scoring 10 goals in his last four matches, including five in two appearances for Scotland Under-21s.
Huddersfield are hoping to extend their record unbeaten league run to 39 matches, and a point would be enough to see them go top of the table if Charlton slip up against Carlisle.
Preston remain hopeful that top scorer Neil Mellor could play some part as they bid to get back into the play-off places.
Mellor, who has struck eight goals this season and bagged the npower League One player of the month award for September, is struggling with an ankle injury he sustained against Walsall.
The striker missed the visit of Sheffield United on Wednesday and was considered highly doubtful for the trip to the Terriers.
But North End boss Phil Brown has refused to rule Mellor out and will be hoping he can return after seeing his side go down 4-2 to the Blades.
Midfield pair Paul Coutts and Barry Nicholson, and defender Brian McLean all picked up knocks in that game so will be monitored before they are declared available.
Rhodes leads Terriers' charge
Jordan Rhodes scored another hat-trick as Huddersfield won a fourth consecutive league match and took their unbeaten run to 39 games with a convincing 3-1 win over Preston.
Rhodes, who has now scored 13 goals in his last five matches, put Town in front in the fourth minute when North End goalkeeper Iain Turner fluffed an attempted clearance, leaving the Scotland Under-21 international with an easy tap-in.
The striker then crashed in his second off the post in the 42nd minute with a fine header from Jack Hunt's curling cross.
The third was created by Scott Arfield's 57th-minute through-ball, with Rhodes showing great composure to turn past the last defender and fire low into the bottom-right corner.
It means Rhodes has scored back-to-back hat-tricks in the league following his three-goal blast at Exeter last week.
He also scored a hat-trick for the Scotland Under-21s against Luxembourg, meaning he hit trebles in three of his last five games for club and country.
Preston, who slumped to a fourth straight defeat, played their part in an entertaining contest. Town goalkeeper Ian Bennett brilliantly saved Iain Hume's deflected goal-bound shot, while Terrier skipper Peter Clarke denied Adam Barton with a goal-line clearance.
The visitors scored a consolation in the 61st minute when Hume's low cross was turned in at the far post by Juvhel Tsoumou.
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