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Mooy's Huddersfield win again in England

Press Association logoPress Association 14/02/2017

Socceroo star Aaron Mooy provided another assist to help Huddersfield come from behind twice and defeat bottom club Rotherham 3-2 and maintain third place in the English Championship.

Joe Lolley cancelled out an early opener from Sam Ajayi before Tom Adeyemi's stunning long-range strike put the Millers back in front. But Elias Kachunga equalised from a Mooy corner before Tommy Smith stepped up to grab the points the second minute of injury time.

With Socceroos captain Mile Jedinak unavailable due to a groin problem, Aston Villa lurched to their eighth straight league game without a win after a 3-1 loss to Barnsley at Villa Park, .

Socceroo defender Bailey Wright played the 90 minutes for Bristol City in a 2-1 defeat to Leeds at Elland Road.

Jamaal Lascelles rescued Newcastle with an 81st-minute equaliser as Rafael Benitez's men maintained their one-point lead at the top of the table with a 2-2 draw at Norwich.

Second-placed Brighton failed to take full advantage as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Ipswich at the AMEX Stadium.

Reading also kept up the pace in fourth after coming from behind to grind out a precious 3-2 win over Brentford.

Sheffield Wednesday clung on for a dramatic 2-1 win over Blackburn at Hillsborough after the visitors had Hope Akpan sent off three minutes from time for protesting when his potential equaliser was ruled out for handball.

Wigan clambered above Blackburn in the battle to beat the drop with Jake Buxton heading home Max Power's 88th-minute corner to give the Latics a 1-0 win over Wolves at Molineux.

Manager Gianfranco Zola's problems intensified as his Birmingham side fell to a 2-1 defeat at Preston and ended the game with 10 men after Craig Gardner's late sending-off.

Derby's play-off hopes took a major hit as a last-minute penalty from Joe Ralls saw Cardiff get the better of a seven-goal thriller 4-3.

Former Fulham midfielder Pajtim Kasami put his current side Nottingham Forest in front at Craven Cottage but the Londoners recovered to claim a 3-2 win.

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