Huddersfield v Cardiff. Team news & preview

Last updated : 05 March 2021 By Michael Morris

Friday 5th March, ko 7:45pm
Live on Sky Sports


Match facts

  • In all competitions, Huddersfield are winless in 14 meetings with Cardiff (D4 L10) since a 1-0 victory in the third tier in January 2003 under Mick Wadsworth.
  • Cardiff have won three of their last four league visits to Huddersfield (D1), as many as their previous 33 such trips beforehand (W3 D9 L21).
  • Huddersfield are looking to defeat both Cardiff and Swansea in the same league season for the first time since 1994-95, having beaten Swansea 4-1 in February.
  • Cardiff have won none of their last nine away league games played on a Friday (D4 L5) since a 4-1 win over Blackburn Rovers in December 2012.
  • This will be Mick McCarthy’s 1000th career game as a manager, including both club (922 inc. this match) and internationals (78 games).

Match Officials:

Referee: Tim Robinson
Assistant Referee: Paul Hodskinson, Andrew Fox
Fourth Official: Leigh Doughty