EPL preview: Aaron Mooy’s Huddersfield face Liverpool
The huge games just keep coming for Australia’s Aaron Mooy – last week he scored - and starred - for Huddersfield in a famous win over Manchester United. This weekend, it’s another EPL powerhouse in red.
Mooy’s men face Liverpool at the iconic Anfield on Saturday afternoon (local) as Town chase a second big scalp in as many weeks.
And it’s another opportunity for the Caltex Socceroo midfielder to show his growing list of admirers what he can do on the English Premier League stage.
You’d fancy Huddersfield on recent form, with Liverpool having won just two their last 10 matches and Town defeating Manchester United 2-1 last week in a famous win.
Jurgen Klopp's Reds were dismissed with ease last weekend as they suffered a 4-1 thrashing at the hands of Spurs at Wembley.
Liverpool sit ninth on the Premier League table while Town are in 11th spot.
Mooy is set to battle in midfield with England’s Jordan Henderson and James Milner alongside Germany’s Emre Can.
Huddersfield, however, have struggled to make much impact on the road since a 3-0 win against Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on the opening weekend of the season.
In a boost, Elias Kachunga is available for Town after recovering from a back problem.
Town boss David Wagner described the build up to Liverpool as ordinary ahead of an “extraordinary” match.
It will be the first time he will have coached against his good friend Jurgen Klopp.
For Aussie fans, they’ll be keen to see the 27-year-old shine again but also get through unscathed as he will be vital in the upcoming winner-takes-all World Cup playoffs with Honduras next month.
Mooy has been named in Australia’s 30-man squad for the winner takes all World Cup playoff with Honduras in November.
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