Burnley have been denied a richly-deserved victory by an terrible double- clanger from referee Paul Tierney.
He refused to award the dominant Clarets a 61st minute penalty, regardless that they appeared to have TWO stonewall claims for a spot kick in the identical transfer.
Scott Arfield was in all probability too sincere for his personal good as he stayed onhis toes within the Huddersfield field regardless of a transparent shove within the again from Terriers substitute Tommy Smith.
Arfield managed to stab the ball into the trail of Jeff Hendrick, who was introduced down by Jonas Lossl’s trailing leg as he rounded the Terrier keeper, with the aim at his mercy.
Amazingly, Tierney waved away each appeals.
That purchased a dismayed response from the Burnley gamers, and a livid touchline response from Clarets boss Sean Dyche.
He threw up his arms in disbelief, and pointed to his personal eyes in entrance of fourth official Michael Oliver – though it was clearly not is wn eyesight he was questioning.
That incident in all probability satisfied Dyche and his men that this was a recreation they have been merely not destined to win, regardless of giving the disappointing Terriers an actual runaround.
Burnley have been everywhere in the dwelling group from the opening minutes, they usually carved out a bunch of wonderful possibilities early on – solely to spurn the lot.
Iceland winger Johann Berg Gudmundsson was on hearth, and his mesmerising runs and excellent useless ball deliveries induced fixed mayhem.
The Clarets had the ball within the web from one among Gudmundsson’s teasing free kicks after simply 13 minutes.
But this time the officers have been proper to determine Hendrick was offside when he foced the ball dwelling, after Lossl had carried out nicely to beat away Kevin Long’s level clean header.
Gudmundsson and Steven Defour additionally despatched efforts flashing inches huge of the goal whereas Arfield’s glancing header was not too far manner both.
Huddersfield supplied valuable little in response, and will depend themselves fortunate to stretch their unbeaten run to 4 games.
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