Date: 22nd August 2016 at 10:59am
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Battling Barnsley left West Yorkshire empty handed after Huddersfield snatched all three points with a sickening injury time winner.

Over the course of the game I do think that Huddersfield were the better team but the way the reds battled themselves back in to the game in second half had left fans leaving the ground gutted.

The reds had been on the back foot for the majority of the first half and trailed at half time thanks to a Chris Lowe goal.

The reds struck back shortly after the break when Alfie Mawson scored from a Roberts long throw. Is that the first time we`ve actually scored from one?

It could be argued that the reds deserved a share of the spoils with their second half display and they squandered the best chance of the second half through substitute Stefan Payne.

He struck the post when one on one with the keeper but I won`t be too critical of the miss as I was again impressed with his overall game once he was introduced at half time. For me he must be in line to start the next game in place of Bradshaw who again looked off the pace.

That miss proved costly for the reds as the home side grabbed an injury time winner. Hogg burst forward in to the Barnsley area to inexplicably find himself with no red shirts around him and he fired the ball in to the top corner.

It`s not a nice feeling when the boot is on the other foot after we did the same to QPR on Wednesday night.

It was a determined and battling performance from Barnsley but they were way off the intensity and tempo of Wednesday night. That is to be expected from time and time and they won`t be able to produce that sort of performance every game.

I am still optimistic for the season ahead and Huddersfield do look a really good side and their current league position would also suggest so.

COYR.