Leicester City 2 Huddersfield Town 1: Robins feels 10-man Terriers deserved a point

Leicester goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel thwarted Huddersfield as James Vaughan saw red for the Terriers.

In an action-packed match, Leicester took the lead with a fine strike from James Vardy in the 10th minute and added a second in the 38th minute. Trying to clear an inswinging corner from Anthony Knockaert, Huddersfield defender Anthony Gerrard headed the ball into his own net.

But it needed a fine performance by Schmeichel to keep battling Huddersfield at bay. He pulled off three great saves in the first half, two of them from James Vaughan.

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Then an own goal from Paul Konchesky, who deflected Sean Scannell’s shot into the net in the 67th minute, gave Huddersfield a lifeline.

But with Vaughan sent off in the 82nd minute for pushing Poland international Marcin Wasilewski to the ground in retaliation for a challenge, the third-placed Foxes clinched their eighth win of the season and maintained their unbeaten home record.

Town boss Mark Robins said :”I think the game was too open for both managers but I think everyone will agree that it was a good game to watch.

“But it is about picking up points at the end of it and we were unlucky not to do that. I think there were some really good performances and we passed the ball well in the first half.”