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Coventry City will arrive at Kenilworth Road Stadium on Wednesday for the Championship tie with hosts Luton Town.
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Luton Town will be looking for an improved result here after the 2-1 Championship defeat last time out to Bournemouth.
In that game, Luton Town had 40% possession and 9 shots at goal with 3 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Luton Town was Reece Burke (64'). Bournemouth had 6 attempts on goal with 2 of them on target. Philip Billing (17') and Dominic Solanke (31') scored for Bournemouth.
It’s been seldom in recent games that Luton Town have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. The facts show that Luton Town have failed to prevent opponents from scoring in 5 of their previous 6 matches, leaking 13 goals in the process.
Their previous form shows that Luton Town:
- have not lost a league tie with Coventry City in their last 5 games.
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches at home.
- are without a home win in the past 3 matches in the league.
Coventry City will come into the match after a 3-0 Championship win as they beat Peterborough United in their last game.
In that game, Coventry City managed 45% possession and 16 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. For Coventry City, the goalscorers were Gustavo Hamer (57') and Viktor Gyökeres (61', 64'). On the other side, Peterborough United had 8 attempts on goal with 2 on target.
A run of accomplished showings by the Coventry City defence has seen the number of goals they’ve conceded amounting to 4 from their last 6 fixtures in total. Over that same time, their own attack force has managed to score 9. That sort of pattern might not be carried forward into this game, though.
Taking a look at their past results, Coventry City:
- have not emerged victorious against Luton Town when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league games.
- are without a win away from home in their last 2 league matches.
Head to head
A glance at their most recent head to head clashes dating back to 28/10/2017 tells us that Luton Town have won 2 of them & Coventry City 1, with the number of draws being 3.
A combined total of 14 goals were produced between them throughout the course of those matches, with 7 from The Hatters and 7 being from The Sky Blues. The average goals per game has been 2.33.
The last league fixture featuring these sides was Championship match day 37 on 16/03/2021 when it ended Luton Town 2-0 Coventry City.
In that game, Luton Town managed 47% possession and 20 attempts on goal with 7 of them on target. The scorers were James Bree (23') and Elijah Adebayo (42').
On the other side, Coventry City got 8 shots at goal with 1 on target.
The referee was Stephen Martin.
Team News: Luton Town
The Luton Town boss Nathan Jones has no fitness worries to speak of before this game with a fully healthy squad ready to go.
Team News: Coventry City
Thanks to a mainly full-strength group, there’s just a single fitness worry for the Coventry City boss Mark Robins to contend with. Tyler Walker (Hip Injury) won’t be playing here. Fankaty Dabo will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
We are of the inclination to think that Coventry City and Luton Town could both end up scoring in what appears to be a good match-up, with little separating these two teams.
Will be interesting to see how this one goes, with a good chance of a draw. That’s why our selection here is for a tight encounter, finishing with a 1-1 score draw when the full-time whistle blows.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Kenilworth Road Stadium (10,356)
Captain: Sonny Bradley
Chairman: David Wilkinson
Manager: Nathan Jones
Competitions: Championship position 13
🔑 Star Player: Harry Cornick
Mostly playing in the Right Wing position, Harry Cornick was born in Poole, England. After having played his first senior match for Welling United in the 2013 - 2014 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 2 league goals in this Championship 2021 - 2022 season to date in 8 appearances.