Jeff Hendrick denied penalty as Huddersfield and Burnley battle out stalemate

30 December 2017 05:15
Honours and points were shared here, just as they were when the sides met at Turf Moor earlier in the season, though a second goalless game was not without incident. Burnley had a strong claim for a second-half penalty waved away when Jonas Lössl appeared to bring down Jeff Hendrick in the box, the goalkeeper clearly taking the midfielder’s leg after being rounded near the goal-line. Burnley had been the better side, in keeping with their league position, though it was not an afternoon of many chances.Huddersfield began quite promisingly, with Collin Quaner producing a stinging shot at the end of one of his surging runs for once to force Nick Pope into the first save of the game. Burnley gradually pushed their hosts back, however, and had so many men forward in support of a break from Johann Berg Gudmundsson that an out-of-position Mathias Jorgensen was obliged to flatten the Iceland winger at the expense of a booking. Continue reading. . read full article

Source: TheGuardian


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