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Rochdale 0-0 Luton Town

Ten-man Luton held on to secure a point from a goalless League One draw at Rochdale.

The visitors were under the cosh for long periods of the game but stood firm even after Danny Hylton was dismissed 20 minutes from time.

The home side had the lion's share of possession and enjoyed chances throughout.

Ian Henderson went close to netting his 100th goal for Rochdale early on but the Dale skipper was denied as James Shea diverted his effort wide.

In the 17th minute a Luton attack broke down and Dale raced upfield through Matt Done, who picked out Brad Inman's run into the opposition penalty area.

However, the ball was slightly stuck beneath his feet and Inman's connection was not strong enough to beat Shea.

The chances kept coming for Dale, a goalmouth scramble seeing Done then Jordan Williams denied by some desperate Luton defending.

Luton were reduced to 10 men in the 72nd minute when Hylton was shown a straight red card for a stamping challenge on Henderson.

Substitute Zach Clough had Dale's best effort late on, smashing a curling effort against the crossbar.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Rochdale

  • 22Moore
  • 2Rafferty
  • 6McGahey
  • 5Delaney
  • 21Hart
  • 7Dooley
  • 10Camps
  • 16Done
  • 19InmanSubstituted forCloughat 70'minutes
  • 40Henderson
  • 11WilliamsSubstituted forAndrewat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Lillis
  • 8Williams
  • 9Andrew
  • 17Perkins
  • 25Adshead
  • 26Clough
  • 45Yonsian

Luton

  • 36Shea
  • 7Stacey
  • 6Pearson
  • 5Bradley
  • 2Justin
  • 16Rea
  • 11ShinnieBooked at 8minsSubstituted forLuaLuaat 55'minutes
  • 17Mpanzu
  • 10LeeSubstituted forCornickat 55'minutes
  • 19CollinsSubstituted forSheehanat 77'minutes
  • 9HyltonBooked at 74mins

Substitutes

  • 4McCormack
  • 14Cornick
  • 25LuaLua
  • 27Jarvis
  • 28Jones
  • 40Isted
  • 44Sheehan
Referee:
Ollie Yates
Attendance:
3,689

Match Stats

Home TeamRochdaleAway TeamLuton
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home22
Away9
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home10
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Rochdale 0, Luton Town 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Rochdale 0, Luton Town 0.

Attempt blocked. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Harrison McGahey (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Harry Cornick (Luton Town).

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by James Justin.

Attempt blocked. Zach Clough (Rochdale) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Callum Camps (Rochdale) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Calvin Andrew (Rochdale) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

Corner, Rochdale. Conceded by Sonny Bradley.

Attempt blocked. Calvin Andrew (Rochdale) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Zach Clough (Rochdale) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Foul by Joseph Rafferty (Rochdale).

Kazenga LuaLua (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Zach Clough (Rochdale).

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

Substitution

Substitution, Luton Town. Alan Sheehan replaces James Collins.

Foul by Sam Hart (Rochdale).

James Collins (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Dismissal

Danny Hylton (Luton Town) is shown the red card.

Ian Henderson (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danny Hylton (Luton Town).

Sam Hart (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harry Cornick (Luton Town).

Attempt missed. James Collins (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Ryan Delaney.

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Zach Clough replaces Bradden Inman.

Foul by Bradden Inman (Rochdale).

Kazenga LuaLua (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt blocked. Matt Done (Rochdale) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Ian Henderson (Rochdale) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Ian Henderson (Rochdale).

James Collins (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ian Henderson (Rochdale).

Danny Hylton (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

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

Substitution

Substitution, Rochdale. Calvin Andrew replaces Jordan Williams.

Jordan Williams (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Matty Pearson (Luton Town).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portsmouth17115128141438
2Sunderland16105132131935
3Peterborough17103433221133
4Barnsley1694329141531
5Luton178542719829
6Accrington177732119228
7Coventry178452018228
8Charlton167452420425
9Doncaster177462524125
10Walsall167451922-325
11Fleetwood176562419523
12Southend177282122-123
13Blackpool155731715222
14Burton166372222021
15Wycombe175662324-121
16Rochdale175572231-920
17Gillingham165382628-218
18Shrewsbury174671620-418
19Scunthorpe174672637-1118
20Bristol Rovers174581414017
21Oxford Utd173682027-715
22Plymouth1734101829-1113
23Wimbledon1732121126-1511
24Bradford1731131231-1910
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