Sheffield news Cowley has his say on 'erratic' Huddersfield Town performance in defeat at Stoke MetiNews.Com
MetiNews.Com - Carlos Corberan's predecessor was on punditry duties for EFL On Quest on Saturday evening with the 4-3 defeat at the bet365 Stadium was picked to be broadcast first
Breaking News ! Former Huddersfield Town manager Danny Cowley delivered and understandably mixed assessment of his former side’s performance against Stoke City. Cowley, who was sacked by the club in July, was acting as a pundit on highlights show EFL On Quest on Saturday evening, where the Terriers’ 4-3 defeat in Staffordshire got top billing. Carel Eiting had given Town the lead in the first half before they went behind to two rapid-fire goals, and Stoke responded to Isaac Mbenza’s equaliser with two more goals either side of the break to make Naby Sarr’s header a mere consolation. Town’s poor defending was their downfall once again, as Carlos Corberan admitted after the game, and Cowley echoed that sentiment. Sign up for the Huddersfield Town newsletter Why you should sign up? We will bring you all the best and latest Huddersfield Town news and analysis direct to your inbox. We have the latest features, nostalgia and opinion as we bring you the best coverage around the Terriers. How do you sign up? It's easy and takes seconds. Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article or any article on the Huddersfield Town section of Yorkshire Live - and that's it, you're all set. You can unsubscribe at any time and your data will not be shared with any other party. You can also follow us on Twitter or Facebook. For full details, click here.
. I thought they pressed the ball very very well. “I think Huddersfield, if I’m honest, it’s an erratic performance. Some really good moments, particularly going forward, but they’ll be disappointed defensively. “The first goal they lost two first contacts, second goal they lose the ball in their own half – and you have to credit Stoke, I think they worked ever so hard at pressing and turning the ball over high up the pitch. “The energy of the Stoke players got the turnover [before Stearman’s own goal] and they get a little bit of luck for their hard work. “And then even the fourth goal it starts with a set piece and it’s a second phase really.
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"Sometimes when you’re man-to-man and then you go from being man-to-man to then trying to go to zonal that kind of changeover can leave space and it left space there for Sam Clucas on the edge of the box and it’s a fantastic finish by him.” He added of Town: “They’ll be disappointed defensively. You’ll always be disappointed as a manger when you score three goals away from home and come away with no points. “But certainly going forward there’s a lot to be excited about.”
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