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Huddersfield Town round-off an hectic Christmas and New Year schedule with an away trip to Leicester City this afternoon.

The first game of 2018 comes on the back of four games unbeaten in the Premier League for David Wagner 's men.

And the German boss will be hoping the new year begins as the last one finished against a Foxes outfit who have gone five games without a win.

Ahead of the encounter, Florent Hadergjonaj is a doubt with skipper Tommy Smith set to deputise with no further injury concerns for the Terriers.

Meanwhile, Leicester will assess the fitness of former Town loanee Ben Chilwell , who missed the defeat at Liverpool because of illness.

Bringing you all the coverage from the Premier League clash at the John Smith's Stadium is Blake Welton with expert analysis from Rory Benson.

FT: Leicester City 3 Huddersfield Town 0

The final whistle blows here at the King Power Stadium and it’s been a disappointing afternoon for David Wagner’s men.

Second half strikes from Riyad Mahrez, Islam Slimani and Marc Albrighton did the damage to a Town side who at times looked dead on their feet from the hectic festive fixture schedule.

Stick with us though as we are going to switch to our LIVE Post-Match Press Conference Blog where we will bring you all the best comment and analysis.

Leicester City 3 Huddersfield Town 0

90+2 Minutes: It is three now and it is Marc Albrighton with it - Demarai Gray’s cross finds him at the back post and he makes no mistake.

Disallowed!!

90 Minutes: It could have been three for Leicester as Albrighton has the ball in the back of the net but it’s disallowed for offside...

Added Time....

The fourth official indicates there will be a minimum of three minutes stoppage time at the end of this game...

Substitution

86 Minutes: Final change for Leicester - Matty James is replaced by Adrien Silva.

Yellow Card

84 Minutes: Malone is booked for bringing down Amartey as Leicester look to break.

Great Defending...

82 Minutes: Schindler does well to block Slimani’s cross, the resultant set-piece sees the ball glance onto the bar from Ndidi.

Substitution

81 Minutes: Well I was wrong, we are seeing Laurent Depoitre this afternoon - he’s on for Tommy Smith and has just under 10 minutes to help turn this game around.

Great Recovery...

79 Minutes: Christopher Schindler does well to thwart Okazaki after a number of ricochets sees the ball fortuitously fall to the forward’s feet.

Substitution

77 Minutes: Riyad Mahrez is replaced by Demarai Gray - marking another massive difference between the two sides, plenty of quality options on the bench for the Foxes.

Substitution

75 Minutes: Second Town substitution sees Scott Malone replace Chris Lowe - still no sign of Laurent Depoitre with the crowd singing his name.

But with this game effectively over why risk the only man who seems to know where the goal is on a regular occurrence?

Fair Play...

The majority of the lads are dead on their feet but fair play, they are still plugging away and looking the better side at the minute - just over 15 minutes left to play.

Great Defending...

70 Minutes: Albrighton finds Slimani with a low searching cross; the striker tries to flick the ball to Mahrez but Williams’ averts the danger - great defending.

High And WIde...

67 Minutes: Rajiv van La Parra’s tickery sees Tom Ince find Quaner but he slices high and wide in a good position - really needed to make the keeper work there.

Absolutely Spot On

Couldn’t agree more with this - lads look dead on their feet...

Fan Reaction...

Leicester City 2 Huddersfield Town 0

60 Minutes: Slimani makes it two after a quick counter attack; chipping the ball over Lossl after being slipped in by Mahrez.

A mountain to climb now for Town and surely no way back into this...?

Substitution

59 Minutes: Well that’s the first of the predicted changes - Collin Quaner is on for Joe Lolley.

Disallowed!!

55 Minutes: Leicester think they have scored again as the ball is in the back of the Town net but it’s brought back for a foul on Tommy Smith from Shinji Okazaki.

Leicester City 1 Huddersfield 0

53 Minutes: A Fuchs long-throw is cleared as far as Albrighton who hooks it back into box for Mahrez to rifle it home. 1-0 to Leicester.

Town definitely need those substitutions now...

Fan View

I’d be surprised if we don’t see either of these before the game is out....

Chance!

50 Minutes: Well, actually a half-chance for Leicester City - Albrighton’s cross is met by Slimani but Lossl easily collects it.

Second Half

The teams are back out and Leicester City get the second 45 minutes underway here at the King Power Stadium.

Match Action Gallery...

Stat Attack...

HT: Leicester City 0 Huddersfield Town 0

The whistle blows for half-time and I can’t say it’s been the most entertaining game so far - but it’s a solid, decent and honest performance from Town in the opening 45 minutes.

The energy levels have been good for both sides while it is obvious Leicester have missed the injured Jamie Vardy this afternoon.

Added Time...

The fourth official indicates there will be a minimum of two added minutes at the end of this half.

Steve Mounie

Town are performing admirably here but the one criticism is the movement and positioning of Steve Mounie - the Beninese forward just doesn’t give his team-mates any options upfront.

Fully expect to see a 30-minute cameo from Laurent Depoitre in the second-half...

33 Minutes: Wilfred Ndidi slices an effort wide on the penalty spot; the ball fell to him after a long Christian Fuchs throw-in....

Anyone old enough will remember such long-throw expertise from one Dave Challinor or Rory Delap - think I may be showing my age a bit.

30 Minutes...

And it’s still 0-0 here at the King Power Stadium - not been a great game but I’ll take this scoreline.