Luton Town started 2015 on the wrong foot, being defeated Cambridge United in FA Cup on “Abbey Stadium” 2-1. “The Hatter” would have played on January 3rd in the championship with Mansfield Town, but the match was postponed. They are 5th in the rankings, but if it wins the remaining would climb 3, which is promotional in League One. The next two stages coached by John Still will meet Shrewsbury Town and Plymouth Argyle, teams are counter-candidate to relegation. The tour on August 30, Luton lost 2-0 match held on “New Meadow” with Shrewsbury Town (Clark 3, 70).
The hosts have four injured players – Williams, Lawless, Guttridge and Benson – the last three being holders. Ruddock will come back after an injury.
Luton Town has 2 defeats in 8 games played at home.
“The Hatter” received 5 goals in matches held at home.
The last two matches Luton – Shrewsbury played on “Kenilworth Road”, were won by the hosts, 1-0 (2001) and 3-1 (2009).
The following opponents: Plymouth Argyle (away), Cheltenham Town (away) and Cambridge United (home)
Luton Town vs Shrewsbury Town
Shrewsbury Town (3rd – 44p)
Shrewsbury Town began the year with a defeat, being defeated 1-0 away to Burton Albion in the 24th round of League Two. Even though he won only one point in the last two stages, the team coached by Micky Mellon is No. 3 in the rankings, which is promotion. “The Blues” are just three points leader Wycombe Wanderers. The fight for promotion to League One is very balanced between places 1-9 is a difference of 10 points. If they manage a win, Shrewsbury would remain on a promotion and the points leader could equal or climb to No. 2 in the rankings.
Guests were all valid group except Robinson left midfielder, who is injured.
Shrewsbury Town is ranked in the top 15 away games.
“The Blues” have the best defense in League Two, receiving 16 goals in 24 stages but only 3 away.
Mellon’s team won 13 matches in 24 stages.