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Huddersfield gets 1st point with 0-0 draw against Cardiff

August 25, 2018
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Huddersfield Town's Jonathan Hogg, left, and Florent Hadergjonaj, right, battle with Cardiff City's Josh Murphy during their English Premier League soccer match at the John Smith's Stadium in Huddersfield, England, Saturday Aug. 25, 2018. (Richard Sellers/PA via AP)

HUDDERSFIELD, England (AP) — Huddersfield earned its first Premier League point of the season with a 0-0 draw against Cardiff on Saturday.

After heavy defeats to Manchester City (6-1) and Chelsea (3-0), 10-man Huddersfield held off Cardiff, which has still to score in the league after two draws and one defeat.

Jonathan Hogg was sent off in the 63rd minute of a game between two sides tipped as relegation candidates. Hogg appeared aggravated by Cardiff’s Harry Arter but responded badly — first pushing forward with his head, then shoving the midfielder to the ground.

That gave Cardiff time to press for a win which had never previously seemed likely, but the Welsh visitors couldn’t find a way through.

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