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Luton Town 4-1 Wycombe Wanderers

Danny Hylton netted a hat-trick as Luton hammered Wycombe at Kenilworth Road and stormed to the top of the League Two table.

The hosts dominated the early stages, with Wanderers indebted to keeper Jamal Blackman who denied Stephen O'Donnell.

Luton broke the deadlock on 11 minutes when Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu's fierce cross was turned in by Hylton.

Wycombe created little, their best efforts being Danny Rowe's wayward attempt and Matt Bloomfield's low drive, which was turned aside by Christian Walton.

The Hatters missed a wonderful chance on 28 minutes as Cameron McGeehan's tame penalty, won when Jordan Cook was brought down by Stephen McGinn, was easily saved by Blackman.

Mpanzu put a fine chance wide just after the break, before Luton had the second goal their play fully deserved. McGeehan's low shot was parried by Blackman, with Hylton tapping home his second of the afternoon.

Wycombe were back in the game on 63 minutes as Bloomfield escaped the home defence to find the corner, while substitute Garry Thompson tested Walton low down from range, before seeing another shot parried by the Luton keeper.

After weathering the storm, though, Luton won their second spot-kick on 88 minutes when Hylton was fouled and he converted the penalty, before Cook notched a breakaway fourth in injury time.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Luton

  • 1Walton
  • 2O'Donnell
  • 6Cuthbert
  • 5Mullins
  • 3Potts
  • 8McGeehanBooked at 24mins
  • 17RuddockSubstituted forSmithat 68'minutesBooked at 69mins
  • 14MarriottSubstituted forVassellat 83'minutes
  • 19Lee
  • 10CookBooked at 31mins
  • 9HyltonSubstituted forFamewoat 90+1'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Smith
  • 7Gray
  • 15Gilliead
  • 20Vassell
  • 31King
  • 36Justin
  • 39Famewo

Wycombe

  • 27Blackman
  • 2Jombati
  • 16Harriman
  • 5Stewart
  • 23De Havilland
  • 18Rowe
  • 22FreemanSubstituted forThompsonat 73'minutes
  • 10BloomfieldBooked at 70mins
  • 4McGinnBooked at 20minsSubstituted forGapeat 54'minutes
  • 9HayesBooked at 90mins
  • 15SouthwellSubstituted forAkinfenwaat 73'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Pierre
  • 7Thompson
  • 11Wood
  • 13Richardson
  • 20Akinfenwa
  • 24Kashket
  • 25Gape
Referee:
Graham Scott
Attendance:
8,097

Match Stats

Home TeamLutonAway TeamWycombe
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home19
Away9
Shots on Target
Home14
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away6
Fouls
Home9
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Luton Town 4, Wycombe Wanderers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Luton Town 4, Wycombe Wanderers 1.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Jamal Blackman.

Attempt saved. Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Paul Hayes (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jonathan Smith (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Paul Hayes (Wycombe Wanderers).

Isaac Vassell (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers).

Goal!

Goal! Luton Town 4, Wycombe Wanderers 1. Jordan Cook (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Danny Hylton following a fast break.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Cameron McGeehan.

Attempt missed. Michael Harriman (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Luton Town 3, Wycombe Wanderers 1. Danny Hylton (Luton Town) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty Luton Town. Danny Hylton draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Will De Havilland (Wycombe Wanderers) after a foul in the penalty area.

Isaac Vassell (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Dominic Gape (Wycombe Wanderers).

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Michael Harriman.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Isaac Vassell replaces Jack Marriott.

Foul by Dan Potts (Luton Town).

Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Dan Potts.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Jamal Blackman.

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

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Dan Potts.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Christian Walton.

Attempt saved. Garry Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Stephen O'Donnell (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (Wycombe Wanderers).

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Garry Thompson replaces Nick Freeman.

Substitution

Substitution, Wycombe Wanderers. Adebayo Akinfenwa replaces Dayle Southwell.

Booking

Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt saved. Anthony Stewart (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Jonathan Smith (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jonathan Smith (Luton Town).

Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Jonathan Smith replaces Pelly Ruddock.

Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Dan Potts.

Goal!

Goal! Luton Town 2, Wycombe Wanderers 1. Matt Bloomfield (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nick Freeman.

Hand ball by Jack Marriott (Luton Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton6411145913
2Morecambe640297212
3Plymouth640265112
4Portsmouth632173411
5Mansfield632176111
6Doncaster6312107310
7Leyton Orient631296310
8Colchester6312108210
9Carlisle624075210
10Crewe62318809
11Blackpool62227438
12Notts County62229908
13Crawley622258-38
14Grimsby6213131127
15Stevenage62131213-17
16Barnet51315416
17Cheltenham61325506
18Exeter620469-36
19Hartlepool61321015-56
20Newport512278-15
21Accrington6123811-35
22Wycombe612349-55
23Yeovil6114410-64
24Cambridge603339-63
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