FA Cup - First Round
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Welling United 2-1 Luton Town

Welling moved into round two of the FA Cup with victory over Luton, ending the visitors' nine-game unbeaten run.

Lee Clarke's close-range finish opened the scoring for the hosts before Joe Healy found the bottom corner to double the advantage.

Paul Benson gave the Hatters hope with a close-range header but the visitors could not find an equaliser.

Defeat ends Luton's hopes of repeating their fifth-round heroics of last season as Welling progressed.

Line-ups

Welling

  • 18Butcher
  • 2Fazackerley
  • 3Obersteller
  • 8Clarke
  • 4Gallagher
  • 5Franks
  • 15DyerBooked at 63minsSubstituted forBeautymanat 84'minutes
  • 14Hudson
  • 10Lafayette
  • 9GuthrieSubstituted forHughes-Masonat 84'minutes
  • 33Healy

Substitutes

  • 7Hughes-Mason
  • 13Turner
  • 17Webb
  • 20Come
  • 21Beautyman
  • 27Day

Luton

  • 16Justham
  • 14Parry
  • 11HowellsSubstituted forBantonat 90'minutes
  • 4Smith
  • 5McNultyBooked at 50mins
  • 30Lacey
  • 13Cullen
  • 21GuttridgeSubstituted forO'Donnellat 80'minutes
  • 26Benson
  • 28Stevenson
  • 18MartinSubstituted forLawlessat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Tyler
  • 7Lawless
  • 8Taiwo
  • 12Griffiths
  • 17O'Donnell
  • 23Robinson
  • 34Banton
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
1,555

Match Stats

Home TeamWellingAway TeamLuton
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home9
Away18
Shots on Target
Home3
Away9
Corners
Home6
Away1
Fouls
Home13
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Welling United 2, Luton Town 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Welling United 2, Luton Town 1.

Foul by Kiernan Hughes-Mason (Welling United).

Alex Lacey (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Jim Stevenson (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Zane Banton (Luton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt missed. Jonathan O'Donnell (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right following a set piece situation.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Zane Banton replaces Jake Howells.

Hand ball by Fraser Franks (Welling United).

Attempt saved. Alex Lawless (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Paul Benson (Luton Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Harry Beautyman replaces Alex Dyer.

Substitution

Substitution, Welling United. Kiernan Hughes-Mason replaces Kurtis Guthrie.

Attempt missed. Alex Lacey (Luton Town) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a set piece situation.

Foul by Lee Clarke (Welling United).

Alex Lawless (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Jonathan O'Donnell replaces Luke Guttridge.

Attempt missed. Jim Stevenson (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Fraser Franks (Welling United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mark Cullen (Luton Town).

Ross Lafayette (Welling United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alex Lacey (Luton Town).

Attempt blocked. Blaine Hudson (Welling United) header from the centre of the box is blocked.

Corner, Welling United. Conceded by Alex Lacey.

Booking

Alex Dyer (Welling United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Alex Dyer (Welling United).

Jonathan Smith (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Lee Clarke (Welling United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paul Benson (Luton Town).

Fraser Franks (Welling United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Paul Benson (Luton Town).

Attempt saved. Andrew Parry (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Foul by Kurtis Guthrie (Welling United).

Luke Guttridge (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Alex Lawless replaces Dave Martin.

Goal!

Goal! Welling United 2, Luton Town 1. Paul Benson (Luton Town) header from very close range to the top right corner.

Attempt saved. Paul Benson (Luton Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Ross Lafayette (Welling United).

Jonathan Smith (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Welling United. Conceded by Alex Lacey.

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