sport news Huddersfield 1-2 Burnley: Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood win the match

Huddersfield 1-2 Burnley: Ashley Barnes and Chris Wood punish the home team after both sides receive red cards Steve Mounie opened the scoring for Huddersfield Town, but they weren't able to hold onto their lead  Chris Wood equalised the match for Burnley, and then Huddersfield's Schindler received a red card  Huddersfield hung on for a while, however Ashley Barnes turned the advantage into a Burnley goal It became a nervy final few minutes for Burnley though, after Robbie Brady received a red card of his own 

By Mike Keegan For Mailonline

Published: 21:41 GMT, 2 January 2019 | Updated: 21:45 GMT, 2 January 2019

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Ahead of this trans-Pennine tussle, cruelly branded El Scrapico by one heartless radio phone-in punter, Huddersfield chairman Dean Hoyle had vowed not to allow the Terriers to ‘sleepwalk into relegation’. 

Defender Chris Schindler did not appear to get the memo, needlessly seeing red in what was a surprisingly entertaining relegation battle which saw two dismissals. 

The bottom-of-the-table hosts had taken the lead on 33 minutes when Steve Mounie nodded home Isaac Mbenza’s deep cross to become the first Huddersfield Town striker to score this season. 

The shot from Huddersfield Town striker Steve Mounie heads into the top right corner beyond the grasp of Tom Heaton

The shot from Huddersfield Town striker Steve Mounie heads into the top right corner beyond the grasp of Tom Heaton

Burnley's Chris Wood scores the equalising goal for his team after they went 1-0 down to Huddersfield Town in the match

Burnley's Chris Wood scores the equalising goal for his team after they went 1-0 down to Huddersfield Town in the match

Referee Mike Dean brandishes the red card after Huddersfield Town's Christopher Schindler picked up a second yellow card

Referee Mike Dean brandishes the red card after Huddersfield Town's Christopher Schindler picked up a second yellow card

Burnley's Ashley Barnes celebrates scoring the goal which took his team into the lead against Huddersfield in the match

Burnley's Ashley Barnes celebrates scoring the goal which took his team into the lead against Huddersfield in the match

MATCH FACTS, PREMIER LEAGUE TABLE, AND MATCH ZONE 

Huddersfield: Lossl 6; Hadergjonaj 5 (Lowe 71,5), Jorgensen 5, Schindler 4 (OFF 42), Kongolo 6; Hogg 6, Billing 6.5; Kachunga 6, Pritchard 5.5 (Durm 44, 6, Depoitre 82), Mbenza 6.5; Mounie 7 

Subs: Hamer, Bacuna, Diakhaby, Stankovic

Manager: David Wagner 6 

Goals: Mounie (33)

Yellows: Schindler

Reds: Schindler

Burnley (4-4-2): Heaton 6; Bardsley 6 (Lowton 58, 6), Tarkowski 7, Mee 6.5, Taylor 6; Gudmundsson 6, Westwood 6, Cork 6.5, McNeil 7 (Brady 63, 4 OFF 90); Wood 7, Barnes 7 (Hendrick 90)

Subs: Hart, Vokes, Vydra, Long

Manager: Sean Dyche 7 

Goals: Wood (40), Barnes (74)

Yellows: Mee, Bardsley, Wood, Heaton

Reds: Brady 

Star man: Barnes 

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