Luton Town vs Derby County match preview: Even contest expected at Kenilworth Road Stadium

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Competition: England Championship
Competition: Sat 19.September
Match begins: 14:00 (UTC)
Venue: Kenilworth Road Stadium (10226 seats)

It's game two of the Championship season and everything to play for. Read our full preview of Luton Town-Derby County!

It’s busy days for these teams as both were in action only a few days ago. There’s no rest for the wicked, or in this case; no rest for Luton and Derby County.

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Luton Town form and stats

Happy days for Luton in their previous game, a Carabao Cup match away at Reading (placed 2nd) that ended with a 1-0 victory. In the preceding match a 1-0 victory visiting Barnsley.

Last season, Luton Town's league statistics were 14 wins, 9 draws and 23 losses, resulting in a 19th position in the Championship. Over these 46 matches they scored 54 goals and conceded 82. Playing at home last season Luton Town managed 8-7-8 (win-draw-lost) with 33 goals and 37 conceded.

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Derby County form and stats

County delivered a 0-0 draw playing at home against Preston North End (placed 19th) in their previous match; a Carabao Cup game. Preceding that, the 0-2 home loss versus Reading.

Let's have a look at how Derby County performed last season in the Championship: They landed a 10th position in the league table after playing out 17 victories, 13 draws and 16 defeats. In total they scored 62 and conceded 64 goals in these matches. The numbers for away games only are: Won 6 - drew 5 and lost 12 with 29/43 goals scored/conceded.

Head 2 Head

Last six meetings between the teams: Luton won two, Derby County won three and one draw. one game with over 2,5 goals, five matches with two goals or less.

Top Goalscorers

LutonJ. Collins
J. Collins
1 goals

Luton Town missing players

Derby County missing players

Luton Town Derby County
Total Home vs low Statistics Stat vs top Away Total
1 0 0 Played P 0 0 1
1 0 0 Won W 0 0 0
0 0 0 Drew D 0 0 0
0 0 0 Lost L 0 0 1
1 0 0 Scored S 0 0 0
0 0 0 Conceded C 0 0 2
100% 0% 0% Over 0.5 O 0.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 1.5 O 1.5 0% 0% 100%
0% 0% 0% Over 2.5 O 2.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 3.5 O 3.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Over 4.5 O 4.5 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% BTTS BTTS 0% 0% 0%
100% 0% 0% Clean Sheets C S 0% 0% 0%
0% 0% 0% Failed to Score F T 0% 0% 100%
 
6 0 0 Corners for (avg) C F 0 0 6
5 0 0 Corners against (avg) C A 0 0 2
3 0 0 Yellow cards (avg) Y C 0 0 3
0 0 0 Red cards R C 0 0 0
 
3 0 0 Total Shots T S 0 0 9
1 0 0 Shots on Target S O 0 0 2
100% 0% 0% Goal Efficiency G E 0% 0% 0%
Luton Town Last season Derby County
Total Home   Statistics Stat   Away Total
46 23   Played P   23 46
14 8   Won W   6 17
9 7   Drew D   5 13
23 8   Lost L   12 16
54 33   Scored S   29 62
82 37   Conceded C   43 64
98% 100%   Over 0.5 O 0.5   100% 98%
83% 87%   Over 1.5 O 1.5   87% 83%
63% 65%   Over 2.5 O 2.5   70% 54%
26% 22%   Over 3.5 O 3.5   39% 28%
17% 22%   Over 4.5 O 4.5   17% 11%
61% 74%   BTTS BTTS   61% 61%
15% 9%   Clean Sheets C S   4% 20%
26% 17%   Failed to Score F T   35% 22%
 
4.7 5.3   Corners for (avg) C F   3.5 4.4
6.7 6.6   Corners against (avg) C A   6.9 6
1.6 1.3   Yellow cards (avg) Y C   2 1.8
0 0   Red cards R C   3 6
 
428 237   Total Shots T S   205 482
129 72   Shots on Target S O   68 172
42% 46%   Goal Efficiency G E   43% 36%

  Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Queens Park Rangers 1 1 0 0 2 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3
2 Reading 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 3
3 AFC Bournemouth 1 1 0 0 3 2 1 1 0 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
4 Bristol City 1 1 0 0 2 1 1 1 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
5 Birmingham City 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
6 Luton Town 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
7 Norwich City 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
8 Rotherham United 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
9 Swansea City 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 3
10 Watford 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 3
11 Millwall 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
12 Stoke City 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1
13 Blackburn Rovers 1 0 0 1 2 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 2 3 -1 0
14 Coventry City 1 0 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 1 2 -1 0
15 Barnsley 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
16 Brentford 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
17 Huddersfield Town 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
18 Middlesbrough 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 1 -1 0
19 Preston North End 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
20 Wycombe Wanderers 1 0 0 1 0 1 1 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 0
21 Cardiff City 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
22 Derby County 1 0 0 1 0 2 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 -2 0
23 Nottingham Forest 1 0 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 1 0 2 -2 0
24 Sheffield Wednesday 1 1 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 0 0 2 0 2 -9
Last season Total Home Away  
# Team MP W D L F A MP W D L F A MP W D L F A +/- P
1 Leeds United 46 28 9 9 77 35 23 15 5 3 40 14 23 13 4 6 37 21 42 93
2 West Bromwich Albion 46 22 17 7 77 45 23 10 10 3 44 27 23 12 7 4 33 18 32 83
3 Brentford 46 24 9 13 80 38 23 14 5 4 44 18 23 10 4 9 36 20 42 81
4 Fulham 46 23 12 11 64 48 23 15 2 6 40 26 23 8 10 5 24 22 16 81
5 Cardiff City 46 19 16 11 68 58 23 11 9 3 35 21 23 8 7 8 33 37 10 73
6 Swansea City 46 18 16 12 62 53 23 10 5 8 27 23 23 8 11 4 35 30 9 70
7 Nottingham Forest 46 18 16 12 58 50 23 10 5 8 27 27 23 8 11 4 31 23 8 70
8 Millwall 46 17 17 12 57 51 23 10 8 5 33 25 23 7 9 7 24 26 6 68
9 Preston North End 46 18 12 16 59 54 23 12 4 7 39 29 23 6 8 9 20 25 5 66
10 Derby County 46 17 13 16 62 64 23 11 8 4 33 21 23 6 5 12 29 43 -2 64
11 Blackburn Rovers 46 17 12 17 66 63 23 10 9 4 33 24 23 7 3 13 33 39 3 63
12 Bristol City 46 17 12 17 60 65 23 8 7 8 30 33 23 9 5 9 30 32 -5 63
13 Queens Park Rangers 46 16 10 20 67 76 23 9 5 9 42 42 23 7 5 11 25 34 -9 58
14 Reading 46 15 11 20 59 58 23 7 4 12 26 34 23 8 7 8 33 24 1 56
15 Stoke City 46 16 8 22 62 68 23 11 3 9 36 26 23 5 5 13 26 42 -6 56
16 Sheffield Wednesday 46 15 11 20 58 66 23 7 7 9 19 30 23 8 4 11 39 36 -8 56
17 Middlesbrough 46 13 14 19 48 61 23 6 8 9 20 29 23 7 6 10 28 32 -13 53
18 Huddersfield Town 46 13 12 21 52 70 23 8 6 9 26 30 23 5 6 12 26 40 -18 51
19 Luton Town 46 14 9 23 54 82 23 8 7 8 33 37 23 6 2 15 21 45 -28 51
20 Birmingham City 46 12 14 20 54 75 23 6 7 10 33 42 23 6 7 10 21 33 -21 50
21 Barnsley 46 12 13 21 49 69 23 7 9 7 29 33 23 5 4 14 20 36 -20 49
22 Charlton Athletic 46 12 12 22 50 65 23 8 6 9 28 27 23 4 6 13 22 38 -15 48
23 Wigan Athletic 46 15 14 17 57 56 23 10 7 6 33 23 23 5 7 11 24 33 1 47
24 Hull City 46 12 9 25 57 87 23 7 3 13 29 37 23 5 6 12 28 50 -30 45

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The English Football League Championship (usually shortened to the Championship) is the second highest division in the English football league system. 24 teams play 46 fixtures from August to May, meeting each other twice. The Championship is the wealthiest second-level division in the world.