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Huddersfield Town entertain Watford FC at the John Smith's Stadium in what promises to be another mouthwatering Premier League encounter.

After two successive away days, boss David Wagner will be hoping the Terriers can take a massive step towards top-flight survival with victory over the Hornets.

With just five games left to play, Town sit five points and four league places behind this weekend's visitors in sixteenth with Watford coming into the game looking for their first win in five and a first away victory of 2018.

Ahead of the clash, Town have no new injuries to worry about other than the long-term absentees of Danny Williams, Elias Kachunga and Michael Hefele.

Meanwhile, Watford could have Christian Kabasele available after a hamstring problem while Craig Cathcart is also fit but Nathaniel Chalobah, Younes Kaboul, Tom Cleverley and Gerard Deulofeu are still all out.

Bringing you all the pre-match news and extensive match comment and analysis is Blake Welton with expert analysis and opinion from Rory Benson.

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Huddersfield Town vs Watford FC, Premier League, 14.04.18: Town boss David Wagner and Watford counterpart Javi Gracia.
Huddersfield Town vs Watford FC, Premier League, 14.04.18: Town boss David Wagner and Watford counterpart Javi Gracia.

FT: Huddersfield Town 1 Watford 0

The referee blows the whistle for full-time and the John Smith’s Stadium erupts - what a time to score the winner here...and what a crucial three points that could be!

Huddersfield Town 1 Watford 0

90+1 Minutes: Mathias Zanka latches on to a long ball in the area, squares the ball to Ince who placed in from five yards out!

GET IN THERE!!

TOWN HAVE FOUND THE BACK OF THE NET! TOM INCE!!

Added Time

The referee has indicated a minimum of three minutes added time here - is there one last effort?!!

Substitution

89 Minutes: Will Hughes comes off for Watford and is replaced by Jerome Sinclair - and they’re taking their time on it as well. They’ve settled for this!

Sums It Up...

Is this what you call Terrier Spirit?

So Close!!

82 Minutes: Billing launches a long throw into the area; the ball falls to Hogg 20 yards out with his piledriver flashing just wide...

Substitution

81 Minutes: Watford’s Troy Deeney is replaced by Andre Gray.

Penalty Claims...

79 Minutes: Depoitre goes down in the area as he tries to meet a Mooy cross but the referee waves away the penalty appeals.

Tactical Change...

It means Tom Ince goes left, Alex Pritchard right and Aaron Mooy into the Number 10 role...

Substitution

76 Minutes: Philip Billing comes on for Rajiv van La Parra - well the youngster can’t be as bad as the Dutchman has been today....

Simulation...

73 Minutes: Pritchard drives into the area and goes down under pressure from Prodl - he’s instantly booked for simulation as he claims a penalty.

I’d say the referee made the right call there...

Substitution

71 Minutes: The fans have been calling for it the last few minutes - Laurent Depoitre is on, but it’s like-for-like with Steve Mounie substituted in his place.

No End Product...

69 Minutes: Rajiv van La Parra carries the ball 10 yards, cuts in onto his right and unleashes....an effort which goes well wide. Standard.

Half Chance!

67 Minutes: Pritchard drives at Watford’s defence before cutting the ball back - Ince’s initial shot is blocked with Mounie’s follow-up is as well.

The forward arguably took an extra touch he didn’t have to there though...

Phew!

63 Minutes: Hughes, Watford’s best player by far today, goes past three in the area but Terence Kongolo and Hogg cover before Lossl smothers.

Substitution

60 Minutes: Collin Quaner is replaced by Tom Ince - thought Big Col was good today but it’s a chance for Incey to shine now.

Substitution

58 Minutes: Richarlison replaces Kiko Femenia for Watford - tempo currently gone out of this game.

There needs to be a spark soon or it has the potential to descend into nothingness - or worse, a suckerpunch from the visitors.

So Poor...

54 Minutes: Watford’s Hughes looks for a teammate in the area from a free-kick but his cross runs straight out of play. Really really poor!

Fan View...

Hornets Pressure

47 Minutes: Van la Parra is forced to head a dangerous Hughes free-kick over his own bar - Mounie heads clear the resultant corner.

A rather low-key and muted start to the second-half so far.

Second Half

Alex Pritchard gets the second period underway - c’mon Town, we really need a goal!

First Half Match Action

HT: Huddersfield Town 0 Watford FC 0

An entertaining opening 45 minutes but it’s been a tight affair with few chances for either side - the first goal in this will be crucial!

Added Time

The Fourth Official has indicated a minimum of one minute to be added on at the end of this half...

Side Netting!

35 Minutes: A Doucoure effort deflects into the side netting with Will Hughes whipping the resultant corner into the area but Zanka and Mooy get it away.

Good Save!

34 Minutes: Jonas Lossl is called into action for the first time this afternoon as he saves a low Doucoure drive from 20 yards out.

Well Done Col!

33 Minutes: Watford counter after Town’s corner is cleared but Collin Quaner sprints back to cover and Pereyra is eventually booked for simulation under pressure from the player.

Half-Chance...

29 Minutes: A slight sight of goal for Troy Deeney, he tries a curling effort from 20 yards out but Hadergjonaj blocks for a corner.

The resultant corner flies out of play before entering the box to ironic cheers from the home faithful.