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Luton Town 1-1 Notts County

Luton were held to a draw by Notts County in their top-of-the-table clash at Kenilworth Road.

Johnny Mullins' header put the hosts ahead in the first half but Shola Ameobi hit back with a header of his own to earn a share of the spoils for County.

Ryan Yates went close early on for the visitors when his header was expertly tipped over by Marek Stech before the goalkeeper was brought into action shortly after to deny Jon Stead.

Luton took the lead in the 26th minute when Alan Sheehan's corner was headed home at the back post by Mullins for his first goal of the season.

Jorge Grant went close to an equaliser but his effort was well-saved by Stech just before the break.

Danny Hylton saw his shot blocked at the start of the second half for the hosts, while Matt Tootle's cross was headed off target by Grant and Ryan Yates also spurning another chance at the other end.

County levelled shortly after the hour-mark when Ameobi beat Stech to a Grant free-kick and headed into the empty net.

Hylton nodded over and Glen Rea scooped over from eight yards as the Hatters responded, while substitute Lewis Alessandra skied his effort over from 20 yards for the visitors.

Mullins almost won it from late on with a close-range effort but he was denied by Ross Fitzsimons as Luton remain ahead of County at the summit of the League Two on goal difference.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Luton

  • 1Stech
  • 7Stacey
  • 5Mullins
  • 44SheehanBooked at 62mins
  • 3Potts
  • 16Rea
  • 8Lee
  • 18Berry
  • 11ShinnieSubstituted forGambinat 83'minutes
  • 38LeeSubstituted forCollinsat 80'minutes
  • 9Hylton

Substitutes

  • 2Justin
  • 10Cook
  • 17Mpanzu
  • 19Collins
  • 22Gambin
  • 24D'Ath
  • 36Shea

Notts County

  • 34Fitzsimons
  • 2Tootle
  • 5Duffy
  • 16BrisleyBooked at 54mins
  • 3DickinsonBooked at 23mins
  • 11HawkridgeSubstituted forAlessandraat 75'minutes
  • 22Yates
  • 4Hewitt
  • 10Grant
  • 9AmeobiBooked at 76mins
  • 30SteadBooked at 67minsSubstituted forSmithat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Alessandra
  • 13Pindroch
  • 14Forte
  • 17Smith
  • 19Hunt
  • 23Jones
  • 24Milsom
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
10,063

Match Stats

Home TeamLutonAway TeamNotts County
Possession
Home53%
Away47%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away7
Corners
Home9
Away8
Fouls
Home10
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Luton Town 1, Notts County 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Luton Town 1, Notts County 1.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Alan Smith replaces Jon Stead.

Attempt saved. Johnny Mullins (Luton Town) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Matt Tootle.

Luke Berry (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Yates (Notts County).

Attempt missed. Lewis Alessandra (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Carl Dickinson (Notts County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Danny Hylton (Luton Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Luke Gambin replaces Andrew Shinnie.

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. James Collins replaces Elliot Lee.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Shaun Brisley.

Booking

Shola Ameobi (Notts County) is shown the yellow card for dangerous play.

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

Foul by Shola Ameobi (Notts County).

Foul by Glen Rea (Luton Town).

Shola Ameobi (Notts County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Notts County. Lewis Alessandra replaces Terry Hawkridge.

Attempt missed. Glen Rea (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Jon Stead.

Attempt blocked. Luke Berry (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Ryan Yates.

Attempt saved. Jorge Grant (Notts County) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Booking

Jon Stead (Notts County) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Jon Stead (Notts County).

Glen Rea (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Shola Ameobi (Notts County).

Attempt missed. Luke Berry (Luton Town) header from the centre of the box is too high.

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

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Terry Hawkridge.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Matt Tootle.

Booking

Alan Sheehan (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card.

Goal!

Goal! Luton Town 1, Notts County 1. Shola Ameobi (Notts County) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Jorge Grant following a set piece situation.

Shola Ameobi (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Glen Rea (Luton Town).

Foul by Luke Berry (Luton Town).

Matt Tootle (Notts County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Ryan Yates (Notts County) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton21126349193042
2Notts County21126336211542
3Accrington20114532221037
4Exeter2111372925436
5Wycombe219753829934
6Lincoln City219662619733
7Coventry219572114732
8Swindon2010283025532
9Mansfield218853025532
10Colchester219572924532
11Grimsby219572526-132
12Newport218763025531
13Cambridge218581725-829
14Carlisle217773130128
15Cheltenham217682829-127
16Stevenage217682631-527
17Crawley216691923-424
18Morecambe215791725-822
19Port Vale2163122131-1021
20Yeovil2155112740-1320
21Chesterfield2155112538-1320
22Crewe2162132135-1420
23Forest Green2155112340-1720
24Barnet2145122231-917
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