VILLA PARK hosted Huddersfield Town as they beat Plymouth Argyle 2-1 in a second replay of a second round Football League Cup game.
The victory meant Town were victorious 7-6 on aggregate after 300 minutes of play at three different grounds.
In each tie Town had shown their superiority and that continued at Villa Park when in the 12th minute they took the lead.
Massie received the ball amidst calls of offside from the Plymouth backline, and when the flag stayed down, the Town man had the simple job of finishing past Argyle goalkeeper Lelper – which he did with aplomb.
It was no less than their play had deserved, and they continued to stroke the ball around, dominating Plymouth with their greater technique.
It took until the 73rd minute for Town to increase their lead.
O’Grady, who had troubled the opposition with a number of good runs down the left, swung in a cross for the perfectly timed McHale who thrashed the ball into the Plymouth net.
The 3,000 fans in attendance watched as Town looked to have secured their position in the next round.
That was until nine minutes from time when Malloy hit a thunderous drive, giving Town keeper Wood no chance.
It set up a nervy end to the game, but Town deservedly held on to their advantage and progressed to the third round.