Speaking to the club’s official website, Huddersfield Town boss Danny Cowley has said that he was pleased with the mentality of his Terriers side in their 2-2 draw with Blackburn Rovers.

Huddersfield Town extended their unbeaten run to four games on Saturday afternoon, drawing with Blackburn Rovers 2-2 at Ewood Park. An early penalty from Karlan Grant put the Terriers ahead before Rovers responded with two goals in 13 minutes, with Lewis Holtby and Bradley Dack the scorers.

With half an hour left, Juninho Bacuna netted the equaliser, taking him to three goals in his last three games to ensure that Huddersfield remained unbeaten for four games in a row. Speaking to the club’s website after the game, Huddersfield boss Danny Cowley delivered his verdict, saying:

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“We started the game really well. We were pleased with the early passage. We got some good control, looked a threat on the counter and scored a great goal. We got a good rhythm in our build-up play and had a good place in the game.

“Then we conceded the goal that we did. It wasn’t the goal that disappointed me, it was more the response on the back of the goal. Players are going to make mistakes. If we are going to build centre-halves will make between 80 and 100 passes in a game, they are going to make the odd technical error. We will try to keep working on our response to give the ball away.

“The disappointment was that we were too fragile after that. We then ended up stopping building, stopping being brave on the ball, got deep, were passive in midfield and allowed them to wrestle the control back of us. It took for us to get back in at half-time and highlight that really.

“That for me is actually the most pleased I’ve been at the final whistle because I wasn’t sure how we would respond to disappointment.

“The fact at half-time we could’ve gone under, and maybe six weeks ago we would go under, but we showed a lot of fortitude, fight and reliance and got ourselves back in the game. Certainly, in the second half we played with a higher pressure, more energy, more intent and more purpose and that’s how we want to play.”


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