Huddersfield slithered into a late draw with Chelsea in London on Saturday afternoon when, in the closing stages of the game, Smith slipped through a tight Chelsea defence to slam the ball into the of the net to make the final score 2-2.
GV Huddersfield in light coloured shirts playing left to right launch attack and score goal from outside penalty area PAN TO plavers congratulating scorer.
GV Chelsea attack and No. 10 scoring
GV Huddersfield launch unsuccessful attack & Houseman clears for Chelsea
GV ZOOM TO SV Osgood heads goal from cross and players congratulate him.
GV Bonetti impeded from Huddersfield corner
GV Huddersfield attacking and taking ball past goal keeper to score
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Background: Huddersfield slithered into a late draw with Chelsea in London on Saturday afternoon when, in the closing stages of the game, Smith slipped through a tight Chelsea defence to slam the ball into the of the net to make the final score 2-2.
The first half of the match was keenly fought around the midfield area, as both sides struggled to gain a first-goal advantage. But the half-time sore remained nil-all.
In the second half, a fault in the Chelsea defence allowed Huddersfield's left winger Chapman to shoot his team into a shock lead. In the 63rd minute, Ho lins equalised for Chelsea with a 15-yard (13-metre) drive that left the Huddersfield goalkeeper Lawson stranded.
Peter Osgood put Chelsea ahead with a powerful header in the 72nd minute, but only seconds before the final whistle, Huddersfield striker Smith equalised to leave the final score 2-2.
SYNOPSIS: After a goal-less first half at Chelea's home ground in London on Saturday, Huddersfield stepped up attacking play in the second half. After a swift penetrating move, striker Chapman put his team ahead with a shock goal.
But Chelsea replied with a 15-yard goal by John Hollins which left Huddersfield goalkeeper Lawson Stranded.
Huddersfield went straight back onto the attack and pushed the Chelsea defence to its limits. Only sensible tactics saved them from going down by another goal midway through the second half. Then, the attack swung in the other direction and a long cross enabled Chelsea's star centre-forward Peter Osgood to put in a powerful header to make the source two one.
Huddersfield, spurred on by their early goal and a large crowd of home supporters who had travelled down From Yorkshire, continued to harass the Chelsea defence. Seconds before the final whistle, Smith managed to find a gap in the backfield line and equalised with a fine goal. The final score--Huddersfield, tow, Chelsea two.