Stoke City 3-0 Luton Town: Stoke City cruise past Luton Town, scoring 3 without reply at Bet365 Stadium

This result takes Michael O'Neill's squad to 45 points in the competition
Technical card:
Stoke City: Angus Gunn, Jordan Thompson (Sam Clucas, min.64), Joe Allen, Harry Souttar, Josh Tymon (James McClean, min.74), Rhys Norrington-Davies, Nick Powell (John Mikel Obi, min.64), Steven Fletcher (Sam Vokes, min.80), Jacob Brown (Jack Clarke, min.74), Tommy Smith and Danny Batth
Luton Town: Martin Cranie (Danny Hylton, min.83), Jordan Clark, Dan Potts, Kiernan Dewsbury-Hall, James Collins (Elijah Adebayo, min.83), James Bree (Joe Morrell, min.67), Ruddock Pelly (Ryan Tunnicliffe, min.67), Glen Rea, Simon Sluga, Harry Cornick (George Moncur, min.83) and Sonny Bradley
Stadium: Bet365 Stadium
Goals: Nick Powell (1-0, min. 21), Nick Powell (2-0, min. 63) and Steven Fletcher (3-0, min. 78)

Luton Town fell to an away defeat at the hands of Stoke City at Bet365 Stadium on Saturday. Stoke City were looking to pick up points, following a 1-0 victory against Sheffield Wednesday. Luton Town were beaten 2-0 in the previous match against Cardiff City. As it stands, Stoke City are in 9th place on the table and has 45 points while Luton Town sit in 16th with 37 points after 31 matches.

The first half of the game started favourably for Stoke City, with Nick Powell opening the rout in the 21st minute, finalising the first half with a 1-0.

Stoke City continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, with Nick Powell opening the scoring after 63 minutes. Later, Stoke City scored again and increased their advantage thanks to a goal from Steven Fletcher in the 78th minute, and the game ended 3-0.

For Stoke City, Sam Clucas, John Mikel Obi, James McClean, Jack Clarke and Sam Vokes came on for James Bree, Ruddock Pelly, Martin Cranie, Harry Cornick and James Collins, while Luton Town brought on Joe Morrell, Ryan Tunnicliffe, Danny Hylton, George Moncur and Elijah Adebayo to replace James Bree, Ruddock Pelly, Martin Cranie, Harry Cornick and James Collins.

There were bookings for Jacob Brown from Stoke City and James Collins and Glen Rea for Luton Town.

Stoke City will next play Barnsley away, with Luton Town facing Millwall at home.

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