Date: 21st April 2016 at 1:44am
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Huddersfield Town are the next team up for Gary Rowett’s out of form Birmingham City and the side who let a two goal lead slip on Tuesday night will be looking for back-to-back away wins for the first time in over six months.

The last time Blues won consecutive games on the road was back in October when Rowett’s side beat Brentford, Leeds United and Bolton Wanderers one after the other.

Similar to Blues’ away form, the Terriers have been rather inconsistent at home with results varying quite often between wins, draws and losses.

In the last nine league games at the John Smith’s stadium, Town have won three, drawn two and lost four. Should Blues find their rhythm on Saturday then there is no reason why they can’t bag only their fourth win in 15 games.

Despite Huddersfield’s position in the league table, 16th, they have some very good players in their ranks but unfortunately this season they have just been far too inconsistent.

However, I believe I have crafted a good five-a-side team for this weekends game and here it is…

GK: Tomasz Kuszczak.

Boring, boring, boring…I can hear you all talking amongst yourselves mumbling ‘he said he wasn’t going to pick him again!’. Well I wasn’t but Huddersfield’s goalkeeper is on loan from the Villa and he has had a poor season so there was only really one choice again this week.

Jed Steer has only kept eight clean sheets in his 35 appearances in the league this season for the Terriers and Kuszczak has been far the better of the two keepers.

The big Pol just had to be in nets this week once again and I am sorry if it is getting boring, I promise there will be a change next week with Middlesbrough being the visitors.

DF: Jason Davidson.

If I am being completely honest, I didn’t really have much choice for defenders this week with both teams suffering in this department lately but Davidson seemed like he could be a good pick.

He has scored one goal this season, which is the same amount as Jonathan Grounds who has been an ever present for Blues this season and in recent weeks, Davidson has gradually progressed as a player and the Australian defender looks like he could be one to watch next season.

MF: Emyr Huws and Jacques Maghoma.

Former Blues loanee Huws has been somebody that I have been watching all season because he is a player that I really enjoyed witnessing when he was at St.Andrews and I was gutted when we never went back in for him after his initial loan spell.

In his 30 appearances this season, the on loan Wigan Athletic midfielder has scored six goals and contributed to another three and I am confident that if he plays on Saturday then he could be someone who causes us plenty of problems and I believe he will run the midfield also.

Next to Huws I have decided to choose Maghoma for this weeks second Birmingham City player. The former Sheffield Wednesday winger doesn’t always get the recognition that he deserves and even though he netted his sixth goal of the season at the weekend, his contributions to the team seem to go under the radar.

However, don’t you worry Jacques, I have your back! This week, I have give you a place in our five-a-side team in the hope that you will go out on Saturday and put in one of your performances of the season because we certainly need it.

ST: Nahki Wells.

The 25-year-old striker has been fantastic for Town this season, netting 18 goals in 45 appearances and it wouldn’t surprise me if he bags another one at the weekend.

Since Boxing day, Wells has found the back of the net 13 times in 23 games which means he is averaging a goal every other game and with two in his last two, I wouldn’t put it past him making it a hattrick of fixtures.

If Blues had the money in the summer, Wells would be somebody that I would be telling Mr.Rowett to go out an buy but you can guarantee that other clubs will come in for him and they would be right to do so.

Blues and Terriers fans, do you agree with the five players that have been picked for this weeks side? Let us know in the comment section down below!

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