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1 December 2018

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Head Coach reflects on the 2-1 home defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion

- David Wagner discusses key referring decisions
- Head Coach shares his thoughts on calls made by the officials
- Listen to the Head Coach's interview on #HTTV

David Wagner cut a frustrated figure after his side fell to a 2-1 defeat to Brighton & Hove Albion at the John Smith’s Stadium.

All looked rosy for the Terriers on the back of Zanka's first minute headed opener, but events would soon turn to an uphill task following the 32nd minute dismissal of Steve Mounié.

There was a strong penalty appeal waved away later in the game by referee Michael Oliver to potentially go 2-0 up a man light.

Brighton hit back against the ten-men of Town through strikes from Shane Duffy and Florin Andone condemning Town to defeat.

Following the encounter, David commented:

"All of them went against us, and from my point of view were wrong. It was a penalty on Pritchard, it was a clear goalscoring opportunity and a red card. I don't think Mounié's is a red card, and if I judge that as a red, then the challenge on Erik Durm also has to be a red card.

“When the referee makes so many decisions against you, it gives you no chance. We don't have to discuss anything really. The players really tried to keep their heads high despite all of the decisions going against them.

“We can only discuss the referee's decisions today."

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