Soccer – Alex Pritchard scores Huddersfield’s first home goal since April

Soccer – Alex Pritchard scores Huddersfield’s first home goal since April



Huddersfield vs West Ham

After picking up just their second win of the season vs Fulham on Monday, Huddersfield will have been full of confidence heading into Saturday’s game with West Ham.

Huddersfield started the day in the relegation zone and have struggled to score goals this season.

Before the game with West Ham, Huddersfield had scored just five goals in 11 Premier League games.

As for West Ham, they started the day in 12th place and had won their last league game 4-2 vs Burnley.

A win for Huddersfield could see them move as high as 15th. A win for the Hammers could see them move up to 12th.

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND – NOVEMBER 10: Aaron Mooy and Alex Pritchard of Huddersfield Town battle for possession with Robert Snodgrass of West Ham United during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and West Ham United at the John Smith’s Stadium on November 10, 2018 in Huddersfield, United Kingdom. (Photo by Nigel Roddis/Getty Images)

Alex Pritchard gives Huddersfield the lead

Despite Huddersfield’s lack of goals, the Terriers started the game very brightly.

Their early pressure would be rewarded in the 6th minute as Alex Pritchard put them 1-0 up.

Pritchard’s goal is also a very special goal for Huddersfield.

This is because it is the first time a Huddersfield player has scored at home in 726 minutes.

Before Pritchard, the last Huddersfield player to score at home was Tom Ince back in April vs Watford.

Twitters reactions

Here is some social media reaction the Pritchard’s goal.

 

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