Huddersfield failed to attain for a 3rd straight recreation however a 0-0 draw with Bristol Metropolis lifted Neil Warnock’s facet from backside of the Sky Wager Championship.
City stay six factors from security and have gained solely as soon as since Warnock took cost, however after back-to-back 4-0 defeats it was a extra encouraging outcome for the Terriers, whose late push has virtually turned the only level into three.
The Robins have misplaced only one league recreation since December 29, however boss Nigel Pearson will marvel how his facet failed to search out their means again to successful methods after their defeat at Cardiff.
Huddersfield’s Czech worldwide keeper Tomas Vaclik made three important saves, though his counterpart Max O’Leary denied Jack Rudoni a winner in stoppage time.
Metropolis substitute Andreas Weimann additionally cleared Martyn Waghorn’s line as Huddersfield got here to life in a frantic last.
City made 4 adjustments to the facet sacked by Coventry however have been fortunate to remain in competition for a one-sided first half.
Metropolis might need been out of sight however weren’t as medical as Sky Blues or Huddersfield’s earlier opponents Burnley.
Sam Bell didn’t power a save from Vaclik after George Tanner’s supply within the twenty fourth minute.
However he was rapidly referred to as into motion, ripping the ball off Mark Sykes’ toes after which heading off a header from the identical participant.
The previous Sevilla and Olympiakos keeper additionally stopped Cameron Pring’s close-range header from Alex Scott’s nook.
City’s greatest moments have been the penalty cries at the beginning and finish of the opening interval.
Danny Ward wanted therapy, slammed by O’Leary after the keeper knocked the ball away from the striker.
Supervisor Warnock and assistant Ronnie Jepson have been additional livid when Jay Dasilva slipped previous Brahima Diarra with out touching the ball.
Given his gradual crew’s lack of probabilities, Warnock launched a double interval change, introducing Josh Koroma and Waghorn for Ward and Joseph Hungbo.
Nevertheless it was Metropolis who created and squandered one other alternative. Sykes ran unchallenged however his eventual left-footed try was tamed.
At the very least City followers have been spared the potential for Nahki Wells pushing his former membership nearer to the second tier hatch.
Wells was unable so as to add to his tally of 12 targets for the season earlier than being substituted after 64 minutes.
City created their greatest probability three minutes later. Rudoni discovered Koroma in area however the substitute’s right-footed low effort slipped previous a submit.
Vaclik saved an effort from skipper Jonathan Hogg. However Huddersfield, stage on factors with third-placed Blackpool, gained confidence and might need secured victory by way of Waghorn and Rudoni.