David Wagner fumes as Huddersfield see penalty denied in draw with Cardiff

David Wagner fumes as Huddersfield see penalty denied in draw with Cardiff

12-Jan-2019 17:05:34 | The Guardian

For a game of such magnitude in the fight for survival, a bore draw was an unwelcome outcome for both parties yet Huddersfield departed the Welsh capital aggrieved at what might have been. Lee Mason, the referee, overturned his assistant’s decision to flag for a Huddersfield penalty with 14 minutes to play after deciding that Florent Hadergjonaj was guilty of fouling Joe Bennett before the Cardiff City defender upended the full-back. For Cardiff, this was not the win they craved to return to winning ways but a precious point towards safety nevertheless. For Huddersfield, who face Manchester City, Chelsea and Arsenal in three of their next four games, it was a 10th consecutive match without victory.

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