Select a Team

Sky Bet League 2

The Crown Ground (ATT 1,562) 23rd August 2014 - Kick off 15:00

Accrington Accrington Stanley vs Luton Town Luton

Accrington 2

J Gray (9)
L Joyce (16)

ft

Luton 2

L Rooney (32)
J Howells (42)

Accrington held by Luton

Last Updated: 23/08/14 6:21pm

  • Share:
Luke Rooney: Amongst the goals

Luke Rooney: Amongst the goals

Accrington squandered a two-goal lead but still secured their first point of the new campaign in a 2-2 draw with Luton.

The Reds, bottom of League Two the start of play, opened the scoring on nine minutes when Piero Mingoia raced down the left flank and played in a cross for James Gray to fire in.

And it was two on 16 minutes when a Mingoia corner was only half cleared to Luke Joyce and, when the captain headed goalwards, the ball bounced off the post, hit keeper Mark Tyler and dropped in.

Luton boss John Still made an early substitution, bringing off midfielder Alex Lacey and replacing him with Luke Guttridge on 23 minutes and he fired just wide with almost his first touch.

The change benefited the Hatters and they were back in the game on 31 minutes when Luke Rooney got into the area, created space and curled the ball into the far corner of the net.

And Luton were level on 42 minutes when Luke Howells' free kick on the edge of the area took a deflection and found the corner, wrong-footing debutant keeper Jay Lynch.

The game was wide open in the second half, with Lynch denying Guttridge and Paul Benson.

Tyler tipped over a Gray blast in injury time while Rob Atkinson's header was cleared off the line at the death.

  • Share:

Matches

Table

Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Wycombe Wanderers 21 42
2 Shrewsbury Town 21 40
3 Luton Town 21 40
4 Burton Albion 22 40
5 Plymouth Argyle 21 37
6 Southend United 21 35
7 Newport County AFC 21 34
8 Exeter City 22 34
9 Bury 21 31
10 Morecambe 21 30
11 Accrington Stanley 21 30
12 Cambridge United 21 29
13 Stevenage 21 28
14 Portsmouth 21 27
15 AFC Wimbledon 21 27
16 Mansfield Town 21 26
17 Oxford United 21 25
18 Cheltenham Town 21 25
19 Northampton Town 21 24
20 Dagenham & Redbridge 21 21
21 Carlisle United 21 21
22 York City 21 20
23 Tranmere Rovers 21 19
24 Hartlepool United 21 13