Our prediction for this FA Cup match:
Huddersfield Town and Plymouth Argyle square off against each other at Kirklees Stadium in the FA Cup last 64. The Terriers have been having their ups and downs in the Championship of late, and, as a result, they sit in the middle of the table ahead of the visit of Plymouth. A man to watch in the home team will be experienced attacker Fraizer Campbell, who found the net in a 2-1 loss to Reading at the weekend.
The League One side, on the other hand, quickly bounced back from a 3-2 loss to Oxford United, with the team beating Gillingham thanks to Luke Jephcott’s goal. The Pilgrims aim to give fans yet another reason for celebration, but beating Huddersfield on the road is easier said than done. The Terriers recorded five wins in the previous six home games, which is probably the main reason why home win should be considered.
Highlighted Player (Richard Stearman):
Born in Wolverhampton, England on August 19, 1987 Richard Stearman is a defender who represented the Three Lions at youth level. Stearman has four caps for England U21 team and he played nine games for the under-17 squad as well.
The 191-cm-tall footballer is a product of Leicester City football academy and he made his first-team debut with the club on October 30, 2004 in a goalless draw with Cardiff City. The English defender scored five goals in 211 appearances in the league for the Foxes before joining Wolverhampton in the summer of 2008.
He signed a four-year deal with the Wolves and he made his debut for the club on August 9, 2008 in a 2-2 draw with Plymouth. From 2015 to 2017 he played for Fulham and at the end of the 2016/2017 Championship campaign he joined Sheffield United. Richard Sterman’s main position is centre-back, but he is used as a right-back as well.
Highlighted Team (Plymouth):
Nicknamed the Pilgrims, Plymouth are a professional football club that host their rivals at Home Park. The stadium, which can hold up to 18,600 people, was built in 1892 and opened the following year. Plymouth footballers wear dark green jerseys and white shorts when playing in front of home fans, while light green and white are the dominant colours of their away kit.
The Pilgrims made it to the FA Cup semi-finals in the 1983-84 season, with the team advancing to the Football League Cup semis on two occasions (1964-65, 1973-74). The Pilgrims recorded their biggest win against Millwall on January 16, 1932, with the team beating the Lions 8-1, and they repeated the success in 1994 as they rolled over Hartlepool United in the Second Division.
The club suffered their heaviest defeat against Stoke City (0-9) on December 17, 1960. Fellow Devon teams Exeter City and Torquay United are seen as the club’s fiercest rivals.