Luton’s self-inflicted blow in Brentford hammering suggests time is up | EUROtoday

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Just after the hour, two objectives in as many minutes provided the scoreline a extra sensible look. A Sergio Reguilon nook was headed house by the commanding Pinnock earlier than Mbeumo produced one other memorable second.

The striker normal a pleasant half-volleyed cross to the far publish the place Lewis-Potter had solely to stoop and nod it over the road.

Luton’s humiliation appeared full after 86 minutes. Mbeumo surged ahead and fed the tireless Vitaly Janelt, who rolled the ball throughout for substitute Kevin Schade to thump gleefully into an empty web.

Remarkably, the overwhelming majority of Luton supporters nonetheless remained and sang. They drew the thinnest of rewards in injury-time when Luke Berry seized upon looseness within the Brentford defence to win the ball, spherical Mark Flekken and roll the ball house.

Luton followers nonetheless cheer workforce off

The remaining whistle introduced not boos and jeers, however a rousing reception from the house followers as they applauded their workforce off the pitch even after witnessing such an embarrassing spectacle.

As humbling and damaging because the defeat was, it was a rare show of unity to which Luton supervisor Rob Edwards provided his hand by means of apology as he walked across the Kenilworth Road pitch.

Edwards mentioned: “I have got to say thank to the supporters who stuck with us. I know we have a lot of credit in the bank with what we have done, but I was apologising to them because today was not good enough.

“It was a really difficult day. As good as Brentford were, we were equally bad. We lacked an urgency and intensity in our defensive work that we hadn’t really lacked all season. And that’s the whole team.”