International

Huddersfield can pull off United upset

2018-02-16 10:48
Huddersfield.(Getty Images)

Cape Town - Huddersfield Town defender Scott Malone believes the club's Premier League win over Manchester United earlier this season will be a confidence boost as they aim to topple Jose Mourinho's side in Saturday's FA Cup fifth-round match.

Huddersfield pulled off a shock 2-1 league win over United at the John Smith's Stadium in October but fell to a 2-0 defeat at Old Trafford earlier this month.

"We've got Manchester United for the third time this season... we are all looking forward to it," Malone told the club's website. (www.htafc.com)

"They're a good side and put you under a lot of pressure. We've played a deep block against them twice now, beat them at home and lost away.

"It'll be interesting to see what we do Saturday as there's no points to play for. We want a good cup run and we are going into the game to win it."

Huddersfield, who return to league action at West Bromwich Albion on February 24, last won the FA Cup title in 1922, while United have won it 12 times.

Read more on:    huddersfield  |  fa cup  |  soccer
NEXT ON SPORT24X

What To Read Next

 

Read News24’s Comments Policy

Live Video Streaming
Video Highlights
Sport Talk

 
 
Men
Women
Love 2 Meet
Sport24 on Twitter

Follow Sport24 news on Twitter

Featured

The 2018/19 Absa Premiership season is in full swing. Will Mamelodi Sundowns retain their title? Or can one of Kaizer Chiefs, Orlando Pirates, Wits, SuperSport United - or another team perhaps - snatch glory from the Brazilians? Be sure to visit Sport24 for all the latest news!

Latest blogs
Vote

After slow starts to their respective 2018/19 Absa Premiership campaigns, who will finish the season ranked higher?

Twitter Follow Sport24 on Twitter

Facebook "Like" Sport24's Facebook page

WIN Enter and win with Sport24!

BlackBerry Stay in the loop on your BlackBerry

RSS Feeds Sport news delivered really simply.

 
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.