Luton 1-2 Leeds: United edge late win at Kenilworth Road
Luton vs Leeds
Sky Bet Ch’ship
3:00pm Saturday November
Leeds left it late to snatch a 2-1 win at fighting Luton which assisted them climb back into the Sky Bet Championship promotion places.
They were finally reversed although it had seemed as though the hosts would end their run of four straight defeats.
It was Luton who had the very first attempt after 20 minutes, Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu shooting over the bar from just outside the box although Leeds dominated the first phases concerning possession.
Midway through the half Bamford went closest for Leeds, as a fracture that was fast saw his left-footed effort force James Shea in an awkward save.
Another chance was generated by the Hatters from a smart corner routine, Izzy Brown finding captain Sonny Bradley, whose volley flew wide of the target.
Leeds then started to have a real stranglehold on event, together with the close-range effort hitting the upright of Bamford, before Shea made a great double save to keep out Kalvin Phillips’ strike and Jack Harrison’s follow up.
Mateusz Klich and Luke Ayling both had efforts soar wide while, with 40 minutes , the suggestion of Bamford had been too close to Shea, prior to the house keeper made a great save from Tyler Roberts’ deflected effort.
Seconds before half-time Brown curled over for Luton however United had the lead after 50 minutes with a goal of controversy.
Brown appeared to be clipped when to the ball for Town, just for referee John Brooks to give nothing. Leeds counter-attacked with Bamford and precision rifled beyond Shea at his post.
Buoyed by the sin, the Hatters were level as Brown delivered over a cross for James Collins to nod past Kiko Casilla of the year.
Harry Cornick’s attempt was saved by the keeper, even before Luton believed they had the guide however Matty Pearson’s goal was ruled by an overdue linesman’s flag.
One was whizzed by bradley over in the border of the box yet Bamford must have made it 2-1 on 64 minutes, volleying from eight yards out.
United kept on pushing in the closing phases, bringing in Tottenham’s Jack Clarke because of his first league appearance of the year, although luton tried to get a winner, Andrew Shinnie’s low push gathered by Casilla.
Pablo Hernandez tried to beat Shea out of 18 yards, the Town stopper equivalent to his attempt before he could watch Stuart Dallas’ ambitious strike fly over the bar.
As it seemed like he would be the hero before Bamford pounced, with the help of Pearson shea denied Klich at the closing stages.
Though, Dan Potts heading a chance broad with the previous kick slumped to some other reduction town must have left having a stage.