Huddersfield Town and Hull City share the player ratings plaudits even though Tigers take points

Hull City took the honours from Saturday’s Yorkshire derby but they were pushed very hard by Huddersfield Town.

The Terriers were worthy of a point but ultimately had to suffer a dramatic 2-1 defeat.

Lee Nicholls – got a hand to Jacob Greaves' first goal having made an excellent save to bring the corner about 6

Matty Pearson – kept his winger on a tight leash 6

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Radinio Balker – strong performance from the January signing 7

Tom Lees – his usual solid self 6

Brodie Spencer – did well keeping Jaden Philogene reasonably quiet 7

MATCH-WINNER: Hull City's Jacob Greaves celebratesMATCH-WINNER: Hull City's Jacob Greaves celebrates
MATCH-WINNER: Hull City's Jacob Greaves celebrates

Alex Matos – got stuck in 6

Jonathan Hogg – energetic in midfield after a short shift in midweek 7

Jack Rudoni – not a natural on the right wing, he came inside later 6

Alex Wiles – got forward from the hole 6

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Sorba Thomas – the big threat without managing to find the end product 7

Josh Koroma – had a couple of shots but no surprise he made way 6


Delano Burgzorg (for Koroma, 55) – Huddersfield improved when he came on 7

Brahima Diarra (for Matos, 55) – likewise 7

David Kasumu (for Wiles, 55) – gave energy to the midfield 6

Danny Ward (for Hogg, 76) – nothing really fell his way 5

Not used: Radulovic, Maxwell, Jones, Jackson, Nakayama.

Hull City (4-2-3-1)

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Ryan Allsop – played well through the Huddersfield press at times, not so others, and might have done better with the equaliser 6

Regan Slater – started at right-back but had more impact when he moved into midfield 6

Alfie Jones – assisted his central defensvie partner but his main contribution was defensively 7

Jacob Greaves – a great way to mark his 200th appearance, with two good goals 8

Ryan Giles – not able to get forward as he can 6

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Tyler Morton – suffered an injury around a quarter of an hour in and was unable to recover 6

Ozan Tufan – played as one of the deep midfielders and did very well there 7

Jaden Philogene – things would have been much smoother had he buried his stoppage-time chance 7

Fabio Carvalho – another attacking player who did not have the impact Liam Rosenior would have wanted 6

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Anass Zaroury – when Billy Sharp plays, hull's wingers need to get more crosses in than they did on Saturday 6

Billy Sharp – unable to have much impact and substituted at half-time 5


Matty Jacob (for Morton, 32) – Thomas worked the out-of-position left-back hard 5

Noah Ohio (for Sharp, HT) – struggled to get into a game largely being played at the other end 5

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Abdulkadir Omur (for Carvalho, 63) – he crossed for the winner at the end of a good cameo 6

Greg Docherty (for Zaroury, 63) – got stuck in 5

Owen Coyle (for Tufan, 76) – difficult coming on late to deal with Huddersfield's best player on the day 5

Not used: McLoughlin, Traore, Pandur, Connolly.

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