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Exeter City 1-4 Luton Town

Three goals in a devastating 10-minute spell just after half-time helped Luton storm to a 4-1 win at Exeter and take over at the top of the League Two table.

Exeter started well with Jayden Stockley hitting the bar inside the first few seconds, but James Collins opened the scoring after nine minutes for Luton when he converted from close range.

Exeter levelled after 22 minutes when a Stockley flick on went to Jake Taylor and he curled a delicious shot beyond the dive of Marek Stech and into the far corner.

Exeter then missed a string of excellent chances to go into the break in front and they were made to pay for their profligacy as Luton ran riot after the break.

The Hatters went back in front after 47 minutes when Exeter failed to clear a corner and Dan Potts lashed in the loose ball.

It was 3-1 in the 52nd minute when Danny Hylton beat Craig Woodman all too easily and hammered a shot past Christy Pym at the near post and Luton made it four after 55 minutes when Hylton crossed and Harry Cornick tapped in from close range.

Report supplied by the Press Association

Line-ups

Exeter

  • 1Pym
  • 2Sweeney
  • 39BrownBooked at 37mins
  • 21MoxeyBooked at 74mins
  • 3WoodmanSubstituted forJayat 61'minutes
  • 25Taylor
  • 4James
  • 6Tillson
  • 10HolmesSubstituted forEdwardsat 70'minutes
  • 33ReidSubstituted forMcAlindenat 61'minutes
  • 11Stockley

Substitutes

  • 5Archibald-Henville
  • 7Harley
  • 13Hamon
  • 19McAlinden
  • 20Jay
  • 22Wilson
  • 28Edwards

Luton

  • 1Stech
  • 7Stacey
  • 6Cuthbert
  • 44SheehanBooked at 74mins
  • 3PottsBooked at 80mins
  • 8LeeBooked at 60mins
  • 16ReaBooked at 45mins
  • 18BerrySubstituted forMpanzuat 90+4'minutes
  • 14CornickSubstituted forJustinat 83'minutes
  • 19CollinsSubstituted forLeeat 89'minutes
  • 9Hylton

Substitutes

  • 2Justin
  • 5Mullins
  • 10Cook
  • 17Mpanzu
  • 22Gambin
  • 36Shea
  • 38Lee
Referee:
James Linington
Attendance:
4,209

Match Stats

Home TeamExeterAway TeamLuton
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home16
Away23
Shots on Target
Home6
Away11
Corners
Home5
Away9
Fouls
Home11
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Exeter City 1, Luton Town 4.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Exeter City 1, Luton Town 4.

Attempt blocked. Elliot Lee (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu replaces Luke Berry.

Foul by Alan Sheehan (Luton Town).

Liam McAlinden (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Jake Taylor (Exeter City) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Alan Sheehan (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jayden Stockley (Exeter City).

Attempt missed. Liam McAlinden (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Elliot Lee replaces James Collins.

Attempt missed. Liam McAlinden (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Foul by James Collins (Luton Town).

Jordan Tillson (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Liam McAlinden (Exeter City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by James Collins (Luton Town).

Pierce Sweeney (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Danny Hylton (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Pierce Sweeney (Exeter City).

Attempt saved. Jayden Stockley (Exeter City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Luke Berry (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Scott Cuthbert (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jayden Stockley (Exeter City).

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. James Justin replaces Harry Cornick.

Foul by Jack Stacey (Luton Town).

Lloyd James (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Dan Potts (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt blocked. Danny Hylton (Luton Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Kyle Edwards.

Booking

Dean Moxey (Exeter City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Harry Cornick (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Dean Moxey (Exeter City).

Attempt saved. Danny Hylton (Luton Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Kyle Edwards replaces Lee Holmes.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

Attempt blocked. Jake Taylor (Exeter City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Jack Stacey (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jake Taylor (Exeter City).

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton1493234122230
2Notts County149232415929
3Exeter149232216629
4Wycombe147522821726
5Accrington148242418626
6Newport147342214824
7Stevenage147342322124
8Coventry14725148623
9Lincoln City146531613323
10Swindon147162018222
11Grimsby146351921-221
12Mansfield145542019120
13Cambridge146261415-120
14Colchester145362020018
15Carlisle145361920-118
16Cheltenham145271920-117
17Crewe145271520-517
18Yeovil144372028-815
19Crawley144281216-414
20Barnet143471719-213
21Morecambe143471220-813
22Port Vale143291520-511
23Forest Green142391231-199
24Chesterfield1422101227-158
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