Big Match

Hard for Canaries to match Marching Reds

Even a weakened Liverpool can see off the basement side ahead of tough Champions League tie

Huddersfield Town's Florent Hadergjonaj reacts during the match between Southampton and Huddersfield Town on Jan 4, 2020.
Huddersfield Town's Florent Hadergjonaj reacts during the match between Southampton and Huddersfield Town on Jan 4, 2020.PHOTO: REUTERS

Huddersfield got a point in their final game of last season. It was their 16th, meaning they were officially only the third-worst team in Premier League history.

Yet they set a different unwanted record. They finished 82 points behind champions Manchester City.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on February 15, 2020, with the headline 'Hard for Canaries to match Marching Reds'. Subscribe