Pilkington shines in Terriers win

Anthony Pilkington scored one goal and made the other as Huddersfield Town came from behind to win 2-1 at Bristol Rovers.

Last Updated: 31/03/09 at 22:34 Post Comment

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Rovers were rewarded for a bright start to the second half when Jo Kuffour put them ahead with an overhead kick from eight yards in the 47th minute.

But Pilkington curled a superb left-footed equaliser from the right corner of the box in the 70th minute and then switched wings to cross for Danny Cadamarteri to head the winner in the 77th-minute.

It was rough justice on Rovers with Huddersfield's Alex Smithies the busier goalkeeper - making fine saves from Kuffour, Darryl Duffy and Steve Elliott.

But man-of-the-match Pilkington was a constant threat for the visitors and caused Joe Jacobson numerous first-half problems, with the Wales Under-21 international full-back substituted at the break.

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