As Man city arrived in the hills of Huddersfield many thought a whitewash would be in store. The cowshed loyal were getting the fans hyped before kick off and the display was magnificent. City started off extremely well and showed their class, some intricate passing led to an amazing chance for the city all time top scorer Sergio Aguero however the inform Huddersfield centre back Christopher Schindler put his body in the way of the shot.
Before the half time whistle Huddersfield had a brief spell of momentum which led to a corner, Tom Ince whipped the ball in to the box where Laurent Depoitre challenged Vincent Kompany, Kompany won the aerial battle which nearly led to an own goal but went over the cross bar. Corner to Huddersfield. Again Ince delivered a brilliant corner which met the the head of Schindler this time there was an own goal as the ball collided with the shoulder of Nicolas Otamendi as he tried to turn and get out of the way. Ederson was stood still. 1-0 Huddersfield Town. The Stadium erupted.
2 minutes after the break Raheem Sterling penetrated the Huddersfield defence and was brought down easily by Scott Malone. The second time this had happened in the opening two minutes, the referee had no option but to give a penalty to the League Leaders much to the dislike of the Huddersfield fans. There was no doubt in Sergio Aguero’s mind where he was going to place the ball. Lossl Dived left. Aguero went Right. 1-1, game on. The rest of the game was very end to end until the 81st minute where a poor shot from Gabriel Jesus deflected against the winner of the earlier earner of the penalty and looped over the defence where a helpless Jonas Lossl was stood. The Man City fans erupted in joy. Huddersfield fans were determined, determined to get an equaliser. For the remaining 12 minutes it was non stop Huddersfield a late change of Ince for the 6″3 Collin Quaner who sprinted down the line with a jolt of pace and won a corner that came to nothing. The game was full of Huddersfield attacks until the final whistle however Dutch winger Rajiv Van La Parra pushed the German national Leroy Sane. A moment of stupidity ended with a red card in front of the travelling Manchester City fans.
Overall a good game and the little dog was beaten narrowly by the bigger dog. A Manchester city team unbeaten in 13 and a team looking the best in Europe currently beat Huddersfield 2-1 in what was a close game.
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