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Luton Town 1-2 Plymouth Argyle

Ryan Brunt
Forward Ryan Brunt scored for just the second time this season for table-topping Plymouth

Ryan Brunt's injury time strike ensured Plymouth remained top of League Two after a hard-fought victory over Luton.

Argyle went ahead after just 15 minutes as Carl McHugh headed in Craig Tanner's cross from the right.

Luton almost levelled when Jack Marriott's cross-shot was turned away by Luke McCormick, who then saved Cameron McGeehan's strike but could not keep out Josh McQuoid's header.

However, Brunt's late close-range finish handed Argyle all three points.

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Luton Town boss John Still on Plymouth defeat.

Luton Town boss John Still told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"Everything went against us today, the three substitutions, player sent off. We came from a goal down, we've tried to win, I didn't want to try and draw!

"I have no complaints about the late goal, the players have done fantastic. In the other games I would have complaints because they were different situations, we had a proper, up and at them, let's try and win this game attitude."

"It's a penalty, we've seen it, with the greatest of respect the assessor said it was a penalty, no doubt about it, but there's nothing we can do about that. "

Line-ups

Luton

  • 1Tyler
  • 20LongSubstituted forHallat 45'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 6Cuthbert
  • 30Wilkinson
  • 3PottsSubstituted forLawlessat 28'minutes
  • 17RuddockSubstituted forMcQuoidat 48'minutes
  • 4Smith
  • 26DoyleBooked at 42mins
  • 8McGeehan
  • 21Guttridge
  • 14Marriott

Substitutes

  • 7Lawless
  • 10Hall
  • 15McCourt
  • 16Justham
  • 19Lee
  • 23McQuoid
  • 25O'Brien

Plymouth

  • 23McCormick
  • 2Mellor
  • 5Nelson
  • 6HartleySubstituted forCoxat 73'minutes
  • 3Sawyer
  • 4McHugh
  • 20BoatengSubstituted forSimpsonat 57'minutes
  • 27Tanner
  • 10Carey
  • 11WyldeSubstituted forThrelkeldat 84'minutes
  • 17Brunt

Substitutes

  • 7Cox
  • 8Simpson
  • 14Jervis
  • 15Harvey
  • 16Purrington
  • 21Bittner
  • 26Threlkeld
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
8,703

Match Stats

Home TeamLutonAway TeamPlymouth
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home6
Away8
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away10
Fouls
Home6
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, Luton Town 1, Plymouth Argyle 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Luton Town 1, Plymouth Argyle 2.

Goal!

Goal! Luton Town 1, Plymouth Argyle 2. Ryan Brunt (Plymouth Argyle) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.

Foul by Luke Guttridge (Luton Town).

Oscar Threlkeld (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Ryan Hall (Luton Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Oscar Threlkeld replaces Gregg Wylde.

Booking

Ryan Hall (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Booking

Craig Tanner (Plymouth Argyle) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Gary Sawyer.

Luke Guttridge (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Lee Cox (Plymouth Argyle).

Attempt missed. Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Curtis Nelson (Plymouth Argyle) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Alex Lawless.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Ryan Hall.

Goal!

Goal! Luton Town 1, Plymouth Argyle 1. Josh McQuoid (Luton Town) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Cameron McGeehan.

Attempt saved. Gregg Wylde (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Lee Cox replaces Peter Hartley.

Jack Marriott (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Peter Hartley (Plymouth Argyle).

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Luke Wilkinson.

Hand ball by Nathan Doyle (Luton Town).

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Ryan Hall.

Attempt saved. Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Plymouth Argyle. Conceded by Alex Lawless.

Substitution

Substitution, Plymouth Argyle. Josh Simpson replaces Hiram Boateng.

Attempt saved. Nathan Doyle (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Cameron McGeehan (Luton Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Josh McQuoid replaces Pelly Ruddock because of an injury.

Second Half

Second Half begins Luton Town 0, Plymouth Argyle 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Ryan Hall replaces Sean Long.

Half Time

First Half ends, Luton Town 0, Plymouth Argyle 1.

Sean Long (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Ryan Brunt (Plymouth Argyle).

Foul by Luke Guttridge (Luton Town).

Carl McHugh (Plymouth Argyle) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Craig Tanner (Plymouth Argyle) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Booking

Nathan Doyle (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Nathan Doyle (Luton Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Plymouth15102323111232
2Portsmouth1577122121028
3Oxford Utd157622214827
4Northampton158342419527
5Mansfield1575322111126
6Leyton Orient157532619726
7Accrington157442317625
8Morecambe157263127423
9Carlisle156542626023
10Wycombe146441813522
11Exeter156452121022
12Wimbledon156452223-122
13Bristol Rovers146261717020
14Cambridge155552022-220
15Luton155462521419
16Notts County155461922-319
17Crawley155371824-618
18Barnet155282126-517
19Hartlepool155281522-717
20Stevenage153571825-714
21York152671825-712
22Newport153391324-1112
23Yeovil1523101526-119
24Dag & Red151681729-129
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