Where did it all go wrong for Huddersfield Town this season?

Where did it all go wrong for Huddersfield Town this season?

As the full time whistle blew at Selhurst Park, with Crystal Palace winning 1-0 and results elsewhere going against them, Huddersfield Town knew that nothing but an injury time Brighton goal against Southampton would save them. It didn’t come, and they became the first side relegated from the Premier League this season.

In truth, the result was already known weeks ago. It was a matter of when, not if, Huddersfield went down.

In the end, Jan Siewert’s men went down after 32 games, equalling an unwanted record with Derby County as the earliest gameweek a side has been relegated from the Premier League.

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Chelsea 2-1 Newcastle: A resilient performance but an inevitable result

Chelsea 2-1 Newcastle: A resilient performance but an inevitable result

On a day where other results went against the Magpies too, Newcastle United fell to a 2-1 defeat to Chelsea. The result was of little surprise, in all honesty, given the gulf in class between the two respective lineups, but those in black and white did give a resilient and valiant performance.

A lack of depth and quality in the Newcastle team has led to some real problems, particularly in central midfield, in recent matches and the trip to Stamford Bridge drove that home perhaps clearer than any other.

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