A brace from the hard working Lee Novak was enough to secure another 3 points on the road for Huddersfield Town
The former Gateshead striker scored on 8 and 48 minutes and was unlucky perhaps not to have gained the matchball, but that third goal just wouldnt come for him.
The two goals take Novak onto 11 for the season after last weeks goal was awarded to Neal Trotman, although to me the replays still look like a Novak goal.
Gary Roberts was in outstanding form and perhaps just shaded the man of the match for me. He created Novak’s first goal with a lovely cross following a short corner between Roberts and Pilkington, Novak’s header was adjudged to have crossed the line by the linesman.
Novak’s second secured the game just after half time as the striker raced onto a through ball and powered past the helpless Tranmere defence as he fired a powerful low drive past the helpless Tranmere ‘keeper Daniels into the bottom left corner of the net.
Huddersfield were simply dominant throughout and thoroughly deserved all three points as they chalked up a third away win on the bounce.
The game was scrappy in periods in a snow peppered Prenton Park and Huddersfield will now turn their attention to Saturday’s derby with fellow promotion hopefuls Leeds united.
Rarely troubled, great to see him pick up another clean sheet
Hardly troubled all game
Pushed forward well and dealt with the defensive side with minimal fuss
Captain Clarke, was caught out of position a few times early on but the Town defence was rarely troubled
Won everything in the air again! Seems to be settling in now
Back to haunt his former club, did well
One of his best games so far and has formed a good understaning with Kay
Sizzling form from Roberts, who worked hard both defensively and set up the first goal as well as many other chances during the game
Had a few shots to test the tranmere ‘keeper, again is in great form at the moment
Worked hard, unlucky not to score and perhaps should have won a penalty
Two Goals, fully deserved worked hard throughout and was unlucky not to get his first professional senior hat trick
Lee Clark 10
Superb recent form from the Terriers and much credit goes to Lee for sorting out the away form. Keep it up boss!