Luton 2-0 Accrington Stanley- Match Report

Hatters close gap on leadersLuton gained ground on the top three as Jayden Stockley and Luke Guttridge were on target in a comfortable 2-0 win over Accrington.The visitors had enjoyed the better of the first half and had a glorious chance in the opening few moments as Terry Gornell beat the offside trap but Hatters goalkeeper Elliot Justham narrowed the angle to save, while Fraser Franks cleared Josh Windass' rebound away as it threatened to creep in.Gornell then headed wide as Luton created very little, Elliot Lee firing a free kick over the bar and seeing his header palmed away by keeper Scott Davies.The hosts then took the lead on 40 minutes when Guttridge's corner was headed home by Stockley.In the second period, Windass fired well over for Accrington, while Luton claimed for a penalty when Lee was felled in the box, but nothing was given.The visitors continued to look for an equaliser but Windass was off target from Gornell's cute flick.However, Town had their second on 61 minutes when Lee unselfishly set up Guttridge to fire home from close range.Jake Howells almost made it 3-0, from McGeehan's whipped delivery, and Mark Cullen's header was tipped behind as the hosts closed in on the automatic promotion places

Source : PA

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