– Vincent Kompany’s reign as Burnley manager got off to a great start as his side produced a dominant 1-0 win away at Huddersfield Town in the Championship.
– The Clarets were superb in the first half as debutant Ian Maatsen gave them an early lead – the relegated Premier League side should have scored more in former Manchester City captain Kompany’s first half of football as a manager in England.
– Huddersfield – under new boss Danny Schofield for the first time – failed to register a shot on target in the entire match as Burnley controlled the game after the break with more than two thirds of the possession.
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– Another Clarets debutant, Scott Twine, almost doubled the lead with five minutes left, but his curling free-kick hit the post.