The outcome looked as if it would hinge on whether or not Chris Wood, the house facet’s £15million striker, may just to find a end from a number of half-chances however he used to be shackled by way of Terriers centre-half Christopher Schindler.
The first half of used to be a in large part clumsy affair however Schindler used to be an evident standout, throwing his frame at a couple of photographs.
Huddersfield’s handiest actual strive previous to the spoil noticed Elias Kachunga spray top and vast from 25 yards however they bettered that inside 3 mins of the restart, when Laurent Depoitre’s
shot used to be crushed out by way of Clarets keeper Nick Pope.
Huddersfield exchange Rajiv van La Parra dragged one shot throughout Pope however the Dutchman used to be additionally accountable of a few sharp apply when he tumbled to the ground in seek of a penalty in opposition to Matt Lowton, who didn’t make touch.
Referee Christopher Kavanagh used to be no longer fooled and cautioned Van La Parra.
Huddersfield supervisor David Wagner stated of the incident: “I was too far away, not able to see it. It was very quick. If it was a dive, it’s not what we want to see.”
Burnley supervisor Sean Dyche stated: “My only gripe is that they have to change the rules about retrospective diving. If they got a penalty from that and he scores, he gets banned. Because they didn’t get a penalty, nothing happens.”