Welcome to our matchday blog LIVE from the John Smith's Stadium.

Town take on Udinese tonight in their one and only home pre-season friendly before they fly out to Austria later in the week for their training camp, with kick off at 6pm.

Head coach David Wagner is expected to chop and change his squad tonight as the newly-promoted side gear up for a debut season in the Premier League.

We could see all of Town's nine new signings as well as a large portion of last year's promotion winners as Town take on an Italian team for the first time since 1971.

Stick with us throughout the evening as we bring you all the build up and live match action from the John Smith's Stadium.

Key Events

Match report

HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Referee Anthony Taylor shows the yellow card to Stipe Perica of Udinese and Philip Billing of Huddersfield Town during the pre season friendly match between Huddersfield Town and Udinese at Galpharm Stadium on July 26, 2017 in Huddersfield, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)
HUDDERSFIELD, ENGLAND - JULY 26: Referee Anthony Taylor shows the yellow card to Stipe Perica of Udinese and Philip Billing of Huddersfield Town during the pre season friendly match between Huddersfield Town and Udinese at Galpharm Stadium on July 26, 2017 in Huddersfield, England. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Here’s our match report from today’s loss.

FULL TIME

Town 1-2 Udinese

Cleared

90: Hefele clears well.

Corner

Jankto searches for Ingelsson down the right, but Whitehead puts it out for a corner.

Save

88: Mooy aims for Quaner who’s making a run down the middle of the pitch, but the German can only flick a header from 25 yards out into Scuffet’s arms.

Goal kick

85: Cranie’s ball down the right flank is too firm for Bunn.

Nearly

83: A cross-field pass by Mooy opens up space for Bunn to put in a cross.

It’s collected by Scuffet, though.

SUB

82: Hogg is coming off for Bunn.

Let’s hope he’s okay.

He's up

81: Hogg is back on his feet but moving gingerly.

Hogg

80: Hogg is down injured in the box. Not a sight anyone wants to see.

Corner

79: Udinese pounce on a poor pass from Quaner and break.

The eventual cross is headed out for a corner.

SUBS

75: Mooy and Hefele come on for Cavare and Palmer.

GOAL

75: Udinese take the lead after Matos converts Balic’s free kick which struck the inside of the post.

Free kick

74: Whitehead clips Lasagna and concedes a dangerous free kick on the edge of the box.

Cleared

72: A rare crossing opportunity for Udinese is cleared well by Town.

Midfield battle

69: The match is being played in the middle third of the pitch now.

Neither side have really managed to break into their opponents’ box since Depoitre’s header early on in the half.

SUB

68: Angella off for Wague.

Udinese spell

67: The visitors are having their best spell of the second half now, but Town’s defence is coping well.

Whitehead is playing well at centre-half.

SUB

65: Hallfredsson is replaced by Balic.

Good defending

63: Cries of “Deano!” as Whitehead makes a good tackle out on the right side of Town’s defence.

Break

62: Town defend the corner and counter, but Palmer is forced wide and his cross is collected by Scuffet.

SAVE

61: Lossl saves Badu’s goal-bound header.

Corner to Udinese.

Good defending

61: Matos breaks down the Udinese left, but Cavare tracks him all the way and slides in to dispossess the forward.

Throw in for Udinese.

SUB

59: De Paul off for Matos.

Warming up

57: Hefele and Mooy get a rousing reception from the South Stand as they warm up.

SUB

56: Perica off for Ingelsson.

Possession

55: Town enjoying a lot of the ball in the second half.

Depoitre’s chance is the only effort on goal so far though.

PIC

Tom Ince celebrating his first half goal.

Huddersfield Town vs Udinese, Pre-Season Friendly, 26.07.17: Town's Tom Ince celebrates his side's opening goal.
Huddersfield Town vs Udinese, Pre-Season Friendly, 26.07.17: Town's Tom Ince celebrates his side's opening goal.

CLOSE

52: Great build up by Town allows Lowe a crossing chance on the left.

Depoitre stoops to meet the cross and his header flashes just wide of the near post.

Easing the pressure

51: Depoitre and Palmer link up well to get Town down the pitch and relieve some Udinese pressure.