STOKE. Stoke City conquers Luton Town with a 2-0 win with a goal from N. Powell (3′) and an own goal from T. Lockyer (13′). Luton Town was surely better in terms of ball possession (64%).
The match was played at the Bet365 Stadium stadium in Stoke on Tuesday and it started at 7:45 pm local time. The referee was Oliver Langford assisted by Paul Hodskinson and Richard Wild. The 4th official was Matt Donohue. The weather was cloudy. The temperature was cold at 9.2 degrees Celsius or 48.6 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 90%.
Luton Town had a strong ball possession 64% while Stoke City was struggling with a 36% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Luton Town was more aggressive with 88 dangerous attacks and 15 shots of which 3 were on target. Nevertheless, Stoke City was able to find the solution to win this match.
Stoke City shot 9 times, 3 on target, 6 off target. On the other side, Luton Town shot 15 times, 3 on target, 12 off target.
Stoke City received 1 yellow card (J. Brown). On the opposite side, Luton Town received 4 yellow cards (G. Osho, T. Lockyer, J. Clark and C. Morris).
After this match, Stoke City will have 25 points like Rotherham United to hold in the 15th place. Regarding the opposition, Luton Town will stay with 29 points to sit in the 9th place.
In the next match in the Championship, Stoke City will play away against Watford on the 6th of May with a 6-5 head to head in favor of Watford (3 draws).
Luton Town will host Hull City on the 6th of May with a 5-3 head to head in favor of Luton Town (1 draw).
Stoke City – Formation
Stoke City adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
The manager Alex Neil decided to play with the following team: Jack Bonham, Ben Wilmot , Harry Souttar , Morgan Fox , Harry Clarke , Lewis Baker , Will Smallbone , Tariqe Fosu-Henry , Nick Powell , Liam Delap and Dwight Gayle .
The home team had on the bench: Tyrese Campbell, D’Margio Wright-Phillips, Aden Flint, Josh Tymon, Jacob Brown, Connor Taylor and Josef Bursik.
Stoke City made 2 changes: D. Gayle for J. Brown (76′) and N. Powell for J. Tymon (86′).
Best player: Nick Powell
The most impressive player for Stoke City was Nick Powell.
His rating iswith 1 goal, 19 passes (63% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 14.
Luton Town – Formation
Also Luton Town adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).
Nathan Jones played with: Harry Isted, James Bree , Tom Lockyer , Gabriel Osho , Jordan Clark , Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu , Allan Campbell , Amari’i Bell , Harry Cornick , Carlton Morris and Elijah Adebayo .
They had on the bench: Cameron Jerome, Luke Berry , Alfie Doughty , Luke Freeman, Casey Pettit, Louie Watson and Matt Macey.
Luton Town made 3 changes: A. Campbell for L. Berry (69′), H. Cornick for A. Doughty (79′) and G. Osho for C. Jerome (79′).
Best player: Jordan Clark
As per our analysis, the most impressive player for Luton Town was Jordan Clark.
His rating iswith 38 passes (81% accurate) and 2 key passes. He was won 7 duels out of 11. He performed 3 crosses.
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the Championship.