EFL Cup - Second Round
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Huddersfield Town 2-1 Rotherham United

Philip Billing
Philip Billing scored his first of the season for Huddersfield

Huddersfield recorded their third straight win of the season as the Premier League side came from behind to beat League One Rotherham in the EFL Cup second round.

Semi Ajayi headed the visitors into an early lead before Philip Billing converted a penalty for Huddersfield.

Joe Lolley then made it 2-1 to the hosts with a low finish.

Rotherham finished strongly, going closest when Kieffer Moore's strike was cleared off the line.

Line-ups

Huddersfield

  • 13Coleman
  • 36Williams
  • 44HefeleBooked at 89mins
  • 26SchindlerSubstituted forBillingat 45'minutes
  • 3Malone
  • 19Williams
  • 4Whitehead
  • 18LolleySubstituted forInceat 82'minutes
  • 45PalmerSubstituted forKachungaat 74'minutes
  • 23Quaner
  • 20Depoitre

Substitutes

  • 1Lössl
  • 2Smith
  • 8Billing
  • 9Kachunga
  • 22Ince
  • 24Mounie
  • 25Jorgensen

Rotherham

  • 1O'Donnell
  • 25Cummings
  • 5Ajayi
  • 6Wood
  • 18PurringtonBooked at 89mins
  • 11Taylor
  • 4Vaulks
  • 14BallSubstituted forBrayat 81'minutes
  • 7Forde
  • 10BallSubstituted forClarke-Harrisat 64'minutes
  • 9ProctorSubstituted forMooreat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Emmanuel
  • 3Mattock
  • 19Clarke-Harris
  • 23R Williams
  • 24Moore
  • 27Bray
  • 30Bilboe
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
8,290

Match Stats

Home TeamHuddersfieldAway TeamRotherham
Possession
Home59%
Away41%
Shots
Home16
Away5
Shots on Target
Home6
Away3
Corners
Home10
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Huddersfield Town 2, Rotherham United 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Huddersfield Town 2, Rotherham United 1.

Foul by Laurent Depoitre (Huddersfield Town).

Alex Bray (Rotherham United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Michael Hefele.

Danny Williams (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jonson Clarke-Harris (Rotherham United).

Attempt missed. Anthony Forde (Rotherham United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt saved. Kieffer Moore (Rotherham United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Booking

Michael Hefele (Huddersfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Danny Williams (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Booking

Ben Purrington (Rotherham United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ben Purrington (Rotherham United).

Foul by Laurent Depoitre (Huddersfield Town).

Richard Wood (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Delay in match Michael Hefele (Huddersfield Town) because of an injury.

Foul by Scott Malone (Huddersfield Town).

Alex Bray (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Tom Ince replaces Joe Lolley.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Alex Bray replaces Dominic Ball.

Delay in match Collin Quaner (Huddersfield Town) because of an injury.

Michael Hefele (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kieffer Moore (Rotherham United).

Substitution

Substitution, Huddersfield Town. Elias Kachunga replaces Kasey Palmer.

Foul by Michael Hefele (Huddersfield Town).

Kieffer Moore (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Laurent Depoitre (Huddersfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Jonson Clarke-Harris (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Philip Billing (Huddersfield Town).

Jonson Clarke-Harris (Rotherham United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Jonson Clarke-Harris replaces David Ball.

Attempt missed. Joe Lolley (Huddersfield Town) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Kieffer Moore.

Corner, Huddersfield Town. Conceded by Will Vaulks.

Attempt saved. Kieffer Moore (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Kieffer Moore (Rotherham United) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Collin Quaner (Huddersfield Town) header from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Michael Hefele (Huddersfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jon Taylor (Rotherham United).

goal

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