After less than impressive performances against Cardiff last week and a midweek defeat to Stoke in the League Cup, Huddersfield Town fans needed a performance to get behind to kick start what has been a flat start to the season.

And Huddersfield Town obliged by picking up their second point of the Premier League season with a hard fought 1-1 draw away at Everton. A more positive performance, combined with game plan which better suited our squad - I for one, was a happy terrier leaving Goodison Park on Saturday.

So here are, once again, our talking points from the fixture. 

Billing's coming of age?

Phil Billing scored a superb header against Everton on Saturday to help gain Town a precious point away from home. 

The tall Diane has been a topic of discussion of late, of whether he should be a first choice in midfield. The 21 year old was one of the brighter Sparks in the Town side at the weekend. 

His range of passing was excellent and he always creates a threat from long throws. His height in the box is another thing Town need to take advantage of. 

With Hogg still suspended this really could be Billings big chance to impress on the big stage. 

Taking advantage of set pieces

Although we scored from a corner yesterday, Town’s set pieces are still on the whole poor. 

As a team who aren't scoring very many goals, we need to be more dangerous from set pieces. We haven't yet sorted out the problem of set pieces, defending them is no problem. However it's the fact we don't put the opposition under pressure from attacking corners or free kicks. 

We know Alex Pritchard can take a decent corner but if he's not playing we are lacking in that area. It is something i’m sure head coach David Wagner is aware of. 

Van La Parra does make a difference

OK we all know Van La Parra main problem and that's his end product. Yes I hear that's the main job of a winger. However, without his constant running with the ball and ability to get us up the pitch we wouldn't have maybe come out of this fixture with a point. 

I find it disappointing when I hear fans have a real go at Van La Parra without seeing what else he actually brings to the team. Yes, he has his faults, but Saturday's error free performance at wing back was to be celebrated. Long may he continue improving. 

Erik Durm Looks Very Good

It may have only been the last quarter of the game, but Erik Durm's display against Everton was very promising.

Durm who was brought in from Dortmund in the summer is finally getting minutes under his belt after recovering from his injury. He made his debut against Stoke in the League Cup where he looked competent. Not the quickest player, however his movement and ability to read play is excellent. Let's remember he was involved in Germany 2014 World Cup winning squad and so we know there's some quality in there. 

With what we've seen from Durm over the last two games. I would be tempted to possibly give him a start again Crystal Palace next time out. He really looks like a good bit of business by the club.

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