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The Championship fixture at bet365 Stadium on Saturday will see hosts Stoke City up against opponents in Luton Town.
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Stoke City will be looking for a repeat result of a 1-0 Championship success vs Sheffield Wednesday.
In that game, Stoke City had 54% possession and 11 shots on goal with 6 of them on target. The only player on the scoresheet for Stoke City was Steven Fletcher (83'). At the other end, Sheffield Wednesday got 5 shots on goal with 2 on target.
Michael O'Neill's Stoke City have scored 7 times in their past six outings. The number of goals that have been scored against them in those same fixtures stands at 10.
Leading up to this clash, Stoke City:
- are unbeaten in the league by Luton Town in their previous 8 games. A decent run, indeed.
- are undefeated in their last 2 league matches at home.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Cardiff City in Championship action, Luton Town and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
In that match, Luton Town had 64% possession and 8 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Cardiff City got 10 attempts at goal with 7 of them on target. Harry Wilson (53') and Will Vaulks (57') scored for Cardiff City.
The attacking players from Luton Town have made hard work of scoring goals over their previous 6 encounters, netting the disappointing return of only 3. In those fixtures, The Hatters have also seen the overall goal tally of their opponents equal 8. Historical results aside, we’ll just have to find out whether that pattern shall be sustained in this match or not.
Heading into this fixture, Luton Town have left without a victory over Stoke City when having played them away from home in the previous 3 matches in the league.
Head to head
A review of their past head-to-head meetings stretching back to 19/08/2006 tells us that Stoke City have won 2 of them and Luton Town 0, with the tally of drawn games being 4.
An aggregate of 13 goals were shared by the two clubs in these games, with 9 of them for The Potters and 4 for The Hatters. This gives an average number of goals per game equal to 2.17.
The last league game between these sides was Championship match day 5 on 17/10/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Luton Town 0-2 Stoke City.
That day, Luton Town had 56% possession and 18 shots on goal with 7 on target.
On the other side, Stoke City got 8 shots on goal with 3 of them on target. Steven Fletcher (46') and Nick Powell (55') scored.
The referee was Jeremy Simpson.
Team News: Stoke City
Stoke City manager Michael O'Neill has zero fitness concerns at all before this match with a fully healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Luton Town
With a fully healthy group available for selection, Luton Town boss Nathan Jones has zero fitness worries to report ahead of this clash.
In this match, Luton Town have the capability to score a goal against this Stoke City lineup, but that might not quite be enough to prevent defeat.
We are anticipating a tight encounter finishing with a 2-1 advantage for Stoke City by the conclusion of the game. Could easily see this go either way.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: bet365 Stadium (30,089)
Captain: Ryan Shawcross
Chairman: John Coates & Peter Coates
Manager: Michael O'Neill
Competitions: Championship position 10
⭐ Star Man: Tyrese Campbell
Mostly taking up the Striker position, Tyrese Campbell was born in Cheadle Hulme, England. After having played his first senior match for Stoke City in the 2017 - 2018 season, the goalscoring Forward has managed 6 league goals in the Championship 2020 - 2021 campaign so far in a total of 16 appearances.