Stoke City beats Luton Town 2-0 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS

STOKE. Stoke City beats Luton Town with a 2-0 win with a goal from N. Powell (3') and an own goal from T. Lockyer (13').

Stoke City beats Luton Town 2-0 on Tuesday. HIGHLIGHTS

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%.​

Match Statistics​

  • ! 35 Ball Possession 65
Shots
  • 9 Total 15
  • 3 On Target 3
  • 6 Off Target 12
  • 0 Shots blocked 0
  • 71 Attack 122
  • 19 Dangerous attack 88
  • 0 Ball safe​ 0
  • 0 Penalties 0
  • 5 Corners 13
  • 1 Off Sides 3
Fouls
  • 7 Total 15
  • 1 Yellow Cards 4
  • 0 Double Yellow 0
  • 0 Red Card 0
Other
  • 2 Substitutions 3

Ball possession

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.

Cards

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).

Match Timeline

N. Powell(goal)
3'
T. Lockyer(own-goal)
13'
28'
G. Osho- Yellow
43'
T. Lockyer- Yellow
52'
J. Clark- Yellow
66'
C. Morris- Yellow
69'
L. Berry- sub ->A. Campbell
J. Brown- sub ->D. Gayle
76'
J. Brown- Yellow
78'
79'
A. Doughty- sub ->H. Cornick
79'
C. Jerome- sub ->G. Osho
J. Tymon- sub ->N. Powell
86'

Standings

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.

Next matches

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
G
J. Bonham 13.Republic of Ireland
6.9
D
M. Fox 3.Wales
7.9
D
H. Souttar 5.Australia
7.3
D
B. Wilmot 16.England
7.1
M
H. Clarke 2.England
7.3
M
L. Baker 8.England
7.0
M
T. Fosu 24.England
7.1
M
W. Smallbone 18.Republic of Ireland
6.9
F
N. Powell 25.England
8.0
86' Goals3'
F
D. Gayle 11.England
6.2
76'
F
L. Delap 17.England
6.9
Substitutes
G
J. Bursik 1.England
D
A. Flint 4.England
D
J. Tymon 14.England
86'
D
C. Taylor 32.England
M
J. Brown 9.England
6.9
76' 78'
F
T. Campbell 10.England
F
D. Wright-Phillips 29.England

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 (6.9), Ben Wilmot (7.1), Harry Souttar (7.3), Morgan Fox (7.9), Harry Clarke (7.3), Lewis Baker (7.0), Will Smallbone (6.9), Tariqe Fosu-Henry (7.1), Nick Powell (8.0), Liam Delap (6.9) and Dwight Gayle (6.2).

The home team had on the bench: Tyrese Campbell, D’Margio Wright-Phillips, Aden Flint, Josh Tymon, Jacob Brown (6.9), Connor Taylor and Josef Bursik.

Substitutions

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 is (8.0) with 1 goal, 19 passes (63% accurate) and 1 key pass. He was won 11 duels out of 14.

Luton Town – Formation

Luton Town
G
H. Isted 21.England
6.3
D
T. Lockyer 4.Wales
6.3
43'
D
J. Bree 2.England
6.7
D
G. Osho 32.England
6.2
79' 28'
M
A. Bell 29.England
6.8
M
J. Clark 18.England
6.9
52'
M
P. Ruddock Mpanzu 17.England
6.4
M
A. Campbell 22.Scotland
6.4
69'
F
H. Cornick 7.England
6.6
79'
F
C. Morris 9.England
6.1
66'
F
E. Adebayo 11.England
6.4
Substitutes
G
M. Macey 33.England
M
L. Berry 8.England
6.6
69'
M
A. Doughty 45.England
6.2
79'
M
L. Freeman 30.England
M
L. Watson 20.England
F
C. Jerome 35.England
6.2
79'

Also Luton Town adopted the 3-4-1-2 line-up (3-4-1-2).

Nathan Jones played with: Harry Isted (6.3), James Bree (6.7), Tom Lockyer (6.3), Gabriel Osho (6.2), Jordan Clark (6.9), Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu (6.4), Allan Campbell (6.4), Amari’i Bell (6.8), Harry Cornick (6.6), Carlton Morris (6.1) and Elijah Adebayo (6.4).

They had on the bench: Cameron Jerome (6.2), Luke Berry (6.6), Alfie Doughty (6.2), Luke Freeman, Casey Pettit, Louie Watson and Matt Macey.

Substitutions

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 is (6.9) with 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.​