Sheff Wed v Huddersfield
R Johnson 37′
Norwood 16′ Novak 18′ Clayton 71′ (pen)
- FT 90 +8
- HT 1-2
Huddersfield defeated Sheffield Wednesday in a feisty Yorkshire derby which saw two players dismissed.
Town took a two-goal lead through Oliver Norwood, who scored on the rebound after his initial penalty was saved, and Lee Novak's header.
Reda Johnson's header made it 2-1 and Town had Joel Lynch sent off for a late tackle, but Wednesday's Joe Mattock was then red carded for a second booking.
Adam Clayton scored the third from the spot after a handball in the area.
The game was the first to be played at Wednesday's stadium since the findings of last week's independent report into the Hillsborough disaster cleared Liverpool supporters of blame for the deaths.
A minute's silence, impeccably observed by both sets of fans, was held before the match to remember the 96 Liverpool fans who lost their lives as a result of the tragedy in 1989.
Huddersfield were handed a penalty when Jack Hunt was brought down in the area by Jermaine Johnson after James Vaughan's excellent half volley rebounded off the crossbar.
Norwood saw his initial spot kick saved by Owls keeper Chris Kirkland but was quickest to respond to tap home the rebound.
Wednesday hardly had time to regather their composure when they found themselves 2-0 down, Novak showing excellent movement to head home Danny Ward's centre.
Johnson reduced the arrears with a header from a Jose Semedo long throw before Town were reduced to 10 men when Lynch needlessly scythed down Antonio on the touchline.
The teams were soon level, in terms of players at least, after Mattock pulled a rampaging Ward back and was sent off for a second bookable offence on the stroke of half-time.
Home substitute Nejc Pecnik came close to equalising for the Owls after the break before Town were awarded a second penalty in controversial circumstances.
Referee Graham Salisbury had initially waved play on after Hunt's cross hit Rhys McCabe's hand but awarded the spot kick after speaking to his assistant. Clayton stepped up this time and made no mistake.
Dave Jones's Wednesday side have now lost three in a row as they surrendered their perfect home record, while the Terriers have moved up to sixth.
Sheffield Wednesday boss Dave Jones: "At the moment we can't defend. We're making basic errors.
"We can't let people get across us, we can't get shoved off the ball. They have two balls into the box and score two goals and that can't be right.
"We've got to be a bit stronger and a bit better than that. We can't blame people up front and people in midfield.
"The defence have got to look at themselves and say are we doing enough and they're not."
Huddersfield boss Simon Grayson: "To come here and win the game 3-1 is obviously fantastic for us.
"We played quite well when we had the ball and withstood a lot of pressure with balls into the box and set-pieces.
"We're delighted to get a win here because it's not an easy place to come. It was an eventful night for both sets of supporters and managers."
- 01 Kirkland
- 03 R Johnson Booked
- 05 Taylor
- 14 Mattock Dismissed after an earlier booking
- 19 Beevers
- 06 Semedo (McCabe - 64' Booked )
- 07 Antonio
- 11 J Johnson
- 24 Barkley
- 09 Madine (Pecnik - 46' Booked )
- 23 Bothroyd Booked (O'Grady - 79' )
- 43 Bywater
- 26 Jones
- 32 Llera
- 16 McCabe
- 12 O'Grady
- 15 Rodri
- 17 Pecnik
- 01 Smithies
- 03 Dixon
- 05 P Clarke Booked
- 32 Hunt
- 33 Lynch Dismissed
- 04 Norwood (Woods - 83' )
- 08 Clayton
- 11 Ward Booked
- 24 Southern
- 09 Novak (Gerrard - 41' Booked )
- 18 Vaughan (Lee - 90' )
- 13 Bennett
- 02 Woods
- 06 Gerrard
- 16 Arfield
- 07 Scannell
- 19 Lee
- 30 Spencer
Live Text Commentary
Full Time The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.90:00 +6:33
Ross Barkley has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the goal.90:00 +6:02
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Rhys McCabe played to the near post, Adam Clayton makes a clearance.90:00 +5:18
Jermaine Johnson takes a shot. Comfortable save by Alex Smithies.90:00 +3:58
Chris O'Grady takes a shot. Paul Dixon makes a clearance. Rhys McCabe takes the outswinging corner, Headed effort from inside the box by Jermaine Johnson misses to the right of the target.90:00 +2:27
Free kick taken by Jack Hunt.90:00 +2:27 Booking
Booking Booking for Nejc Pecnik for dissent.90:00 +2:13
Jack Hunt fouled by Nejc Pecnik, the ref awards a free kick.90:00 +0:47
Adam Clayton restarts play with the free kick.90:00 +0:47 Substitution
Substitution Alan Lee on for James Vaughan.90:00 +0:47 Booking
Booking Booking for Rhys McCabe for unsporting behaviour.90:00 +0:20
Unfair challenge on James Vaughan by Rhys McCabe results in a free kick.89:13
Nejc Pecnik crosses the ball.85:09
Effort on goal by Reda Johnson from inside the box misses to the right of the target.82:12 Substitution
Substitution Calum Woods comes on in place of Oliver Norwood.82:12
Michail Antonio crosses the ball, Shot from close range by Reda Johnson misses to the left of the goal.80:58
Direct free kick taken by Rhys McCabe.80:58 Booking
Booking Paul Dixon goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.80:50
Unfair challenge on Michail Antonio by Paul Dixon results in a free kick.78:55
Corner taken by Rhys McCabe played to the near post, clearance by Daniel Ward.
Substitution Chris O'Grady comes on in place of Jay Bothroyd.73:38
Ross Barkley fouled by Oliver Norwood, the ref awards a free kick. Shot on goal comes in from Jay Bothroyd from the free kick.72:31
Unfair challenge on James Vaughan by Martin Taylor results in a free kick. Oliver Norwood takes the direct free kick.70:57 Goal scored
Goal! - Adam Clayton - Sheff Wed 1 - 3 Huddersfld Placed penalty scored by Adam Clayton. Sheff Wed 1-3 Huddersfield.70:56 Booking
Booking Reda Johnson goes into the referee's book for dissent.70:39
Handball by Rhys McCabe.68:14
Reda Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Jack Hunt. Oliver Norwood takes the direct free kick.63:12 Substitution
Substitution Rhys McCabe comes on in place of Jose Semedo.62:07
Martin Taylor challenges James Vaughan unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Clarke takes the free kick.61:34
Nejc Pecnik has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the target.60:03
The ball is sent over by Reda Johnson, Peter Clarke makes a clearance. Ross Barkley takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line to the near post, Daniel Ward manages to make a clearance.57:50
Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Reda Johnson misses to the right of the target.55:53
Foul by Paul Dixon on Michail Antonio, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Ross Barkley.53:45
Free kick awarded for a foul by Oliver Norwood on Michail Antonio. Jermaine Johnson restarts play with the free kick.52:35
Nejc Pecnik delivers the ball.49:49
Adam Clayton takes a shot. Nejc Pecnik gets a block in. Oliver Norwood takes the inswinging corner, clearance by Jay Bothroyd.49:19
Ross Barkley delivers the ball, Anthony Gerrard makes a clearance.45:17
Effort on goal by Nejc Pecnik from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.45:06 Substitution
Substitution Nejc Pecnik is brought on as a substitute for Gary Madine.45:01
The game restarts for the second half.45:00 +6:16 Half time
Half Time The ref blows to signal half-time.45:00 +5:05
Oliver Norwood takes the free kick.45:00 +5:05 Dismissal
Dismissal Joe Mattock sent off.45:00 +4:52
Free kick awarded for a foul by Joe Mattock on Daniel Ward.45:00 +3:57
Michail Antonio produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.45:00 +2:49
Gary Madine gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Gerrard. Alex Smithies takes the free kick.45:00 +2:20
James Vaughan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Reda Johnson. Direct free kick taken by Chris Kirkland.45:00 +0:01
Shot by Jermaine Johnson from just outside the area goes over the net.43:02
Direct free kick taken by Paul Dixon.43:02 Booking
Booking Jay Bothroyd booked.42:28
Jay Bothroyd gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Gerrard.41:34 Booking
Booking Joe Mattock is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.40:40
Joe Mattock takes the free kick.40:40 Booking
Booking Anthony Gerrard is cautioned.38:40 Substitution
Substitution Anthony Gerrard comes on in place of Lee Novak.38:40 Booking
Booking Peter Clarke booked for dissent.37:46 Dismissal
Dismissal Joel Lynch sent off.37:35
Joel Lynch gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michail Antonio.36:56
Jermaine Johnson takes a shot. Save made by Alex Smithies.36:01
The assist for the goal came from Jay Bothroyd.36:01 Goal scored
Goal! - Reda Johnson - Sheff Wed 1 - 2 Huddersfld Reda Johnson scores a headed goal from close range. Sheff Wed 1-2 Huddersfield.35:29
Reda Johnson takes a shot. Keith Southern gets a block in.34:57
Michail Antonio fouled by Paul Dixon, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Jay Bothroyd.33:48
Shot by Michail Antonio from 25 yards. Alex Smithies makes a save. Ross Barkley takes the outswinging corner, Jay Bothroyd takes a shot. Save by Alex Smithies. Michail Antonio takes a shot. Blocked by Peter Clarke.33:22
Foul by Paul Dixon on Michail Antonio, free kick awarded. Joe Mattock takes the direct free kick.32:08
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Beevers by Lee Novak. Chris Kirkland restarts play with the free kick.31:06
Corner taken by Ross Barkley, Header by Reda Johnson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.30:33
Michail Antonio fouled by Paul Dixon, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Joe Mattock.29:35
Shot by Daniel Ward from outside the box goes high over the crossbar.28:24
Joe Mattock concedes a free kick for a foul on James Vaughan. Free kick taken by Oliver Norwood.26:15
Daniel Ward takes a shot. Blocked by Jose Semedo. Oliver Norwood takes a inswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post.25:53
The ball is crossed by Ross Barkley.25:28
Corner taken by Ross Barkley from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Paul Dixon.25:13
Jermaine Johnson takes a shot. Blocked by Peter Clarke.24:34
Gary Madine fouled by Peter Clarke, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Martin Taylor.23:52
The assistant referee signals for offside against Gary Madine. Alex Smithies restarts play with the free kick.21:23
Oliver Norwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Michail Antonio. Free kick taken by Joe Mattock.19:54
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Clayton on Reda Johnson. Free kick taken by Ross Barkley.17:59
Assist by Daniel Ward.17:59 Goal scored
Goal! - Lee Novak - Sheff Wed 0 - 2 Huddersfld Lee Novak finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Sheff Wed 0-2 Huddersfield.15:16 Goal scored
Goal! - Oliver Norwood - Sheff Wed 0 - 1 Huddersfld Oliver Norwood grabs a goal from close range low into the middle of the goal. Sheff Wed 0-1 Huddersfield.15:11 Penalty
A save by Chris Kirkland from penalty by Oliver Norwood. Sheff Wed 0-0 Huddersfield.14:05
James Vaughan produces a volleyed left-footed shot from 20 yards. Foul by Jermaine Johnson on Daniel Ward, Penalty awarded.13:12
Jermaine Johnson concedes a free kick for a foul on Oliver Norwood. Direct free kick taken by Alex Smithies.12:08
Effort from deep inside the area by Lee Novak clears the bar.11:09
Adam Clayton handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark Beevers.10:36
Foul by Keith Southern on Gary Madine, free kick awarded. Martin Taylor takes the direct free kick.6:52
Ross Barkley takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance by Lee Novak.4:39
Peter Clarke concedes a free kick for a foul on Gary Madine. Direct free kick taken by Martin Taylor.3:14
Ross Barkley takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Mark Beevers takes a shot. Save made by Alex Smithies.0:45
Ross Barkley takes a shot. Adam Clayton gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Ross Barkley from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Peter Clarke. Ross Barkley takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance by James Vaughan.0:00
The referee gets the game started.
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