LiveFull-time: Luton Town 7 Hereford United 0

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5:05pm

Hereford: 4-4-2: Lloyd-Weston; Leadbitter, Graham, McDonald, Bush (Collins 70); Walker, Edge, James (Purdie 59), Brown; Sharp (Smith 62), Rankine. Subs not used: Evans, Williams.
Luton: 4-3-3: Tyler; Henry, Franks, McNulty, Griffiths; McGeehan (Robinson 70), Mpanzu, Gutteridge; Gray, Benson (Shaw 79), Howells (Lawless 76). Subs not used: Justham, Charles.
Referee: Darren Handley (Lancashire).
Attendance: 7,111 (including 156 from Hereford).
Goals: Gray, 12 min, 1-0; Benson, 48 min, 2-0; Howells pen, 55 min, 3-0, Mpanzu, 60 min, 4-0; Gray, 68 min, 5-0; Gray, 72 min, 6-0; Lawless, 90 min, 7-0.
Yellow cards: Hereford – James, foul, 43 min; Bush, foul, 53 min; Luton – McGeehan, foul, 37 min; Gutteridge, foul, 38 min; Robinson, foul, 73 min;

5:00pm

But in stoppage-time, Alex Lawless bagged the seventh after Lloyd-Weston could only parry a Henry free-kick.

4:46pm

He should have had four seconds later but blazed the chance into the side-netting.

4:44pm

Eight minutes from the end, substitute Dom Collins  is out-done done the right and Gray converts the cross to complete his hat-trick.

4:36pm

Hereford win a free-kick 25 yards out on 74 minutes but Brown’s curling shot drifts past an upright.

4:31pm

Midway through the half, Luton get a fifth when Edge loses the ball in midfield and Gray races away for his second of the afternoon.

4:22pm

With Luton now running riot, on the hour Mpanzu scores from 12 yards after good set-up work by Gutteridge.

4:19pm

But it’s three on 55 minutes when James is late with his challenge on Mpanzu in the area and Howells scores from the spot.

4:15pm

Leadbitter does well to lock off Howells  when the midfielder makes a dangerous run into the box.

4:12pm

Gray then gets past Sharp too easily and his cross is fisted behind by Lloyd-Weston.
This time the flag-kick finds Benson and he puts the ball into the back of the net.

4:10pm

Luton win an early corner in the second half but Howells’ cross is headed over by Benson.

3:49pm

Luton win a corner in first-half stoppage time. Gutteridge sends in the cross and Benson at the far post heads wide.

3:41pm

McGeehan earns a yellow card for a foul on Brown and, from the free-kick, the ball falls to McDonald who lifts a shot just over.

3:35pm

But Luton look far more threatening in attack and Gray sears into the area before smashing a shot high over.

3:33pm

A dangerous attack sees Walker send Brown away with the midfielder’s cross put behind for a corner.
Walker plays the ball short to Edge whose poor cross is easily cleared.

3:26pm

At the other end, a cross from Rankine lands on top of the bar and bounces over.

3:24pm

Lloyd-Weston makes a good save when veteran Paul Benson races through into a shooting position.

3:21pm

Luton have some space on the right when Bush dives into a challenge and misses but Gray’s cross goes through the area and wide.

3:20pm

Sharp cuts inside as the Bulls respond but sends his shot high over.

3:14pm

Luton take the lead on 12 minutes after a mistake by Lloyd-Weston.
The keeper spills Cameron McGeehan’s shot at Gray’s feet and he scores easily.

3:12pm

It’s Hereford, though, who force the first corner through Chris Sharp. Dan Walker’s cross flashes through the goalmouth and out of play.

3:08pm

Gray misses a great chance when he stabs a Howells cross over from three yards out.

3:07pm

Gutteridge tries to blunder his way through for the Hatters in the opening seconds but Rod McDonald stands in his way.
Dan Lloyd-Weston gets down well to field a cross from Mpanzu.
With Luton making a good start, skipper Luke Graham has to clear from near the goal-line as Gray fires in a low shot.

2:29pm

HEREFORD go to Kenilworth Road looking to bring Luton’s sequence of 10 home wins to a close.
Bulls boss Martin Foyle is without midfielder Frankie Artus due to injury bringing a return for Dan Walker, an ex-Luton player.
Danny Leadbitter returns at right-back in place of Dom Collins, who drops to the bench, where he joined by Cory Williams, who last week was signed on pro forms for next season.
Hereford: 4-4-2: Lloyd-Weston; Leadbitter, Graham, McDonald, Bush; Walker, Edge, James, Brown; Sharp, Rankine. Subs not used: Evans, Collins, Purdie, Smith, Williams.
Luton: 4-3-3: Tyler; Henry, Franks, McNulty, Griffiths; McGeehan, Mpanzu, Gutteridge; Gray, Benson, Howells. Subs  not used: Justham, Charles, Lawless, Shaw, Robinson.
Referee: D Handley.

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