"Tommy has all the right skills needed to be a good captain; he is reliable, open-minded, committed and likes to challenge not only himself but the group as well", Wagner said.
Former Margate striker Freddie Ladapo was an unused substitute, along with teenager Jason Lokilo and South Korean worldwide Chung-yong Lee, and with Palace's only other senior striker with Premier League experience, Connor Wickham, still likely to be out until the new year, this could well be an area de Boer looks to strengthen before the end of August. "We won our first game and it is wonderful for the fans, coach and all the people in Huddersfield", Mounie said. In the summer, Huddersfield held 7 friendly fights preparing for the start in the elite, scored 3 wins, and lost two games in two matches.
"I am looking forward to having the opportunity to play with the number of talented ball players that are already in this squad at the club. When I left Man City I knew it would be maybe tough to make that step up but I've done it and I'm delighted with the road I've taken".
Despite widely being considered contenders for relegation, appearing in the Premier League for the first time in their history and returning to the top flight after a 45-year absence, they excelled at Selhurst Park to secure a significant win.
For every way in which it may have been wonderful for Wagner, it would have been a concern for De Boer.
"From my first day in England, Mark has been one of the biggest positives". It is only the second time in the last 13 seasons that two managers face one another in their maiden matches.
Ahead of his sides' opening fixture, the Dutchmen insists that he doesn't feel the need to prove a point to anyone despite moving to a new league.