Aaron Mooy scores historic winner for Huddersfield Town

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The Australian midfielder scored the Terriers' first ever home goal in the division with an excellent finish from the top of the penalty area

Socceroos star Aaron Mooy put in a man-of-the-match display as Huddersfield Town continued their dream start to Premier League life with a 1-0 win against Newcastle United at the John Smith's Stadium on Sunday.

Mooy struck the only goal of the game in the second half, with the Terriers backing up their 3-0 opening weekend thrashing of Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park by securing their first home victory against Rafa Benitez's men.

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The Australian controlled the midfield throughout the 90 minutes, making more passes than any Newcastle player, but made his most vital contribution five minutes after half-time, curling a brilliant strike past Rob Elliot from the edge of the area after a one-two with Elias Kachunga.

Spanish striker Ayoze Perez had the Magpies best chance to equalise mid-way through the second half, blazing over the bar with a volley from the six-yard box.

Huddersfield jump to second in the Premier League standings with their perfect start to the season only bettered by Manchester United's superior goal difference.

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