Last season Birmingham City finished in a lowly 20th in the 24-team Championship. They could only manage 47 points from 46 games.
Birmingham City and Huddersfield Town will be keen to register their first win of the new Championship season when they face each other on Friday night. Both sides failed to win their league openers last weekend. Hence, the upcoming clash will be important for both teams to get a positive result in order to kick-start their season in the best possible way. Birmingham had an underwhelming campaign last season, while Huddersfield painfully missed out on Premier League promotion. Thus the new season will provide them with an opportunity to improve on last season’s results.
Last season Birmingham City finished in a lowly 20th in the 24-team Championship. They could only manage 47 points from 46 games. Birmingham started the current campaign with a goalless draw at Luton Town last weekend. Meanwhile, Huddersfield Town were just one game away from securing a Premier League promotion but lost to Nottingham Forest in the play-off final. They started the current season with a narrow 1-0 defeat to Burnley at home last weekend.
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Birmingham will be boosted by the arrival of defenders John Ruddy and Dion Sanderson. They could be in line to start on Friday night along with another new arrival of Przemyslaw Placheta. On the other hand, Huddersfield will be without the services of David Kasumu. He will be joined on the sidelines by Matty Pearson. It will be interesting to see who will replace the duo in the starting line-up.
Birmingham City possible line-up: Ruddy, Sanderson, Roberts, Trusty, Colin, Woods, James, Placheta, Bacuna, Hogan, Deeney
Huddersfield Town possible line-up: Nicholls, Turton, Edmonds-Green, Lees, Ruffels, Russell, Holmes, Hogg, Thomas, Koroma, Ward
The EFL Championship match between Birmingham City and Huddersfield Town will take place at St. Andrew’s on Saturday at 12:15 am IST.
The live coverage of the upcoming EFL Championship match between Birmingham City and Huddersfield Town can be viewed on streaming platform, BluesTV and iFollow HTAFC. Further details can be found on their official website.