Did Leeds United's Mustapha Carayol perform better for Huddersfield Town?

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Leeds United loanee Mustapha Carayol had a spell at weekend opponents Huddersfield Town earlier this season.

Leeds United are hoping to win their fourth game in a row this weekend, and do the double over rivals Huddersfield Town.

One of the more intriguing sub plots of the contest is the potential involvement of Leeds winger Mustapha Carayol.

Carayol is on loan at Middlesbrough, signing in January, having spent a spell at Huddersfield earlier in the season.

Figures relating to Championship games played for both teams show that Carayol was more effective for the Terriers than he has been so far for Leeds.

  TeamPassing AccuracyChances created per gameAssistsGoalsTouches per gameAppearances
Mustapha Carayol Leeds 81% 0.57 0 1 29.86 7
Mustapha Carayol Huddersfield 79% 1.67 2 3 35.6 15

Part of Carayol's problem at Leeds is that he has been in and out of the side with Steve Evans rotating his options, but against Huddersfield he will surely be keen to prove a point.

The 27-year-old played 79 minutes of Leeds' 2-1 victory over Bolton, but has not featured in the subsequent away wins over Cardiff City and Blackburn Rovers.

Leeds' three-game winning streak has lifted them from 18th to 13th in the Championship table, although 12 points back from the play-offs, a late promotion charge is unlikely.

Huddersfield are down in 18th place with one win from their last five, losing three of them, only beating a weakened Reading team, with the Royals rotating their squad ahead of last week's FA Cup quarter-final. 

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