Nov 30, 2013 at 3pm UK at ​John Smith's Stadium
HuddersfieldHuddersfield Town
Norwood (50'), Vaughan (55' pen.)
Clayton (90')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Ings (84')
Duff (55'), Vokes (77')
Duff (90')

Result: Huddersfield Town edge out Burnley

A controversial penalty helps Huddersfield Town end Burnley's unbeaten run in the Championship.

Burnley lost top spot in the Championship after a 2-0 defeat away to Huddersfield Town in controversial circumstances.

The Yorkshire club started brightly and came close to opening the scoring when James Vaughan twice produce good saves from Clarets keeper Tom Heaton.

Martin Paterson almost broke the deadlock midway through the first half, but saw his diving header come back off the woodwork with Heaton beaten.

Vaughan blew an excellent chance to score when he sent his shot well over the bar from close range 10 minutes before the break.

They did take the lead five minutes after the restart thanks to Oliver Norwood's right-footed shot.

The Terriers were given a penalty moments later when Michael Duff was adjudged to have handled the ball in the area, although replays suggest that the incident took place outside the box.

Despite protests from Sean Dyche and the Burnley bench, Vaughan converted the spot kick to double the hosts' advantage.

The game became feistier after the penalty decision and referee Eddie Ilderton was called in break up scuffles between the two sets of players.

Burnley did manage to a pull a goal back six minutes from the end thanks to Danny Ings, but the Yorkshire side held on for a win that pulled them into the top half of the Championship, while Burnley saw their run of 12 games unbeaten come to an end.

James Vaughan of Huddersfield scores the opening goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Millwall and Huddersfield Town at The Den on August 17, 2013
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