Mooy's Huddersfield on track for unwanted Premier League record

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Socceroos midfielder Aaron Mooy's Huddersfield could reach a new low in their woeful English Premier League season if another loss combines with results elsewhere.

If the Terriers lose to Crystal Palace this weekend and Burnley and Southampton win against Wolverhampton Wanderers and Brighton & Hove Albion respectively, relegation will become a certainty.

Such an outcome would mean Huddersfield equal an unwanted record, with only Derby County having been relegated before the end of March in the EPL era, in 2007-08.

Huddersfield, in their second successive season in the EPL having not graced the top flight since 1972, have 14 points.

However defeat on Saturday and wins for Burnley and Saints would leave them 19 points adrift of 17th place with only six games of the season left.

It is a sad state of affairs for the Terriers, who spent the first six weeks of last season in the top half of the table before eventually finishing in 16th position.

There was hope for Huddersfield when they went undefeated in the league in November.

However, the rot then set in as they lost 13 and drew one of their next 14 games - a run that ended in manager David Wagner leaving and Jan Siewert taking charge.

Twenty-eight-year-old Mooy was sidelined for most of December and January with a knee injury, only returning to the field on January 29.

While dire, Huddersfield's points haul is not the lowest of the struggling clubs in Europe's top leagues.

Chievo have managed only 11 points in the Italian Serie A, while FC Nurnberg have collected 13 in the German Bundesliga, although both of those sides have played fewer games.

Source AAP