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Luton Town 0-2 Notts County

Notts County
Notts County have won their last two away league games

Two second-half goals saw Nathan Jones suffer his first loss as Luton manager at home to Notts County.

In an end-to-end first half Cameron McGeehan should have given the hosts the lead but Roy Carroll got down well to save.

The visitors took the lead midway through the second period when former Magpies defender Alan Sheehan diverted the ball into his own net.

Jon Stead's neat finish sealed a comfortable victory for Notts County.

Luton boss Nathan Jones told BBC Three Counties Radio:

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Jones on Luton v Notts County

"I thought some of our play in the first half was excellent, but our lack of conversion of the chances we created lost us the game.

"It's about winning games as well as the style of play. We may have played pleasing football to watch, but if we don't win the game then it's all for nothing.

"I don't envisage anything being done transfer-wise now at this time in the window, but the loan market is still there for us if we need it. We are looking now at making sure we are a good side and have a strong number of principles that we stick to."

Line-ups

Luton

  • 16Justham
  • 2O'Donnell
  • 6Cuthbert
  • 44Sheehan
  • 40Howells
  • 4SmithSubstituted forLeeat 62'minutes
  • 7LawlessBooked at 3mins
  • 17Ruddock
  • 8McGeehanBooked at 32minsSubstituted forPigottat 62'minutes
  • 15McCourt
  • 22Mackail-SmithSubstituted forBensonat 85'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Tyler
  • 9Benson
  • 14Marriott
  • 18Okuonghae
  • 19Lee
  • 35Banton
  • 45Pigott

Notts County

  • 1Carroll
  • 29Atkinson
  • 18Hewitt
  • 6Hollis
  • 3Adams
  • 24Campbell
  • 5BennettSubstituted forSmithat 45'minutes
  • 15Thompson
  • 16NobleSubstituted forSharpeat 90+1'minutes
  • 30SteadSubstituted forMurrayat 77'minutes
  • 39McLeodBooked at 60mins

Substitutes

  • 4Smith
  • 10Murray
  • 13Loach
  • 17Sharpe
  • 26Burke
  • 31Audel
  • 33Opoku Aborah
Referee:
Keith Hill
Attendance:
8,147

Match Stats

Home TeamLutonAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home14
Away9
Shots on Target
Home6
Away5
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Luton Town 0, Notts County 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Luton Town 0, Notts County 2.

Foul by Paul Benson (Luton Town).

Elliott Hewitt (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Wesley Atkinson.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Rhys Sharpe replaces Liam Noble because of an injury.

Attempt blocked. Joe Pigott (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Izale McLeod (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Alan Sheehan (Luton Town).

Izale McLeod (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Paul Benson replaces Craig Mackail-Smith.

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

Foul by Alan Smith (Notts County).

Alan Sheehan (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Izale McLeod (Notts County).

Attempt saved. Paddy McCourt (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Ronan Murray replaces Jon Stead because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Joe Pigott (Luton Town) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Joe Pigott (Luton Town).

Wesley Atkinson (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Jon Stead (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Alan Smith.

Goal!

Goal! Luton Town 0, Notts County 2. Jon Stead (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alan Smith.

Attempt saved. Izale McLeod (Notts County) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Notts County. Conceded by Scott Cuthbert.

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

Attempt missed. Liam Noble (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Olly Lee (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Joe Pigott replaces Cameron McGeehan.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Olly Lee replaces Jonathan Smith.

Pelly Ruddock (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Blair Adams (Notts County).

Booking

Izale McLeod (Notts County) is shown the yellow card.

Hand ball by Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town).

Attempt missed. Craig Mackail-Smith (Luton Town) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Own Goal by Alan Sheehan, Luton Town. Luton Town 0, Notts County 1.

Foul by Paddy McCourt (Luton Town).

Blair Adams (Notts County) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Wesley Atkinson.

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

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton27184549311858
2Plymouth29175743261756
3Oxford Utd27149442231951
4Bristol Rovers291451039291047
5Accrington25136643291445
6Portsmouth261111444232144
7Mansfield2912893931844
8Wycombe2712783327643
9Leyton Orient29111084541443
10Wimbledon2811984235742
11Cambridge29118104341241
12Exeter28117103940-140
13Carlisle2510964340339
14Notts County27106114046-636
15Morecambe28105134850-235
16Luton2897124040034
17Crawley29104153448-1434
18Barnet2896133644-833
19Stevenage29610133852-1428
20Newport2869133243-1127
21Hartlepool2573152341-1824
22Yeovil2858152943-1423
23Dag & Red2748152949-2020
24York2748152950-2120
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