English Premier League

Liverpool vs Luton Town, 2023-24 English Premier League

· English Premier League
  • 56': Virgil van Dijk
  • 58': Cody Gakpo
  • 71': Luis Díaz
  • 90': Harvey Elliott
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4 - 1
  • 12': Chiedozie Ogbene

Injury-hit leaders Liverpool storm back to thrash Luton

Virgil van Dijk and Cody Gakpo scored two minutes apart in the second half to open the floodgates as an injury-bitten Liverpool opened some space at the top of the Premier League with a 4-1 victory over Luton Town at Anfield on Wednesday.

Match Timeline

  • 0': Lineups are announced and players are warming up.
  • 0': First Half begins.
  • 1': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Teden Mengi.
  • 2': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Cauley Woodrow.
  • 3': Foul by Amari'i Bell (Luton Town).
  • 3': Luis Díaz (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 4': Foul by Cody Gakpo (Liverpool).
  • 4': Ross Barkley (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 5': Attempt missed. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
  • 5': Albert Sambi Lokonga (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 5': Foul by Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool).
  • 7': Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 7': Foul by Gabriel Osho (Luton Town).
  • 7': Foul by Carlton Morris (Luton Town).
  • 7': Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 8': Foul by Teden Mengi (Luton Town).
  • 8': Luis Díaz (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 9': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Chiedozie Ogbene.
  • 9': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Teden Mengi.
  • 10': Attempt blocked. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
  • 10': Attempt saved. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner. Assisted by Harvey Elliott with a cross.
  • 11': Attempt missed. Alfie Doughty (Luton Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Tahith Chong.
  • 12': Attempt saved. Tahith Chong (Luton Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cauley Woodrow.
  • 12': Goal! Liverpool 0, Luton Town 1. Chiedozie Ogbene (Luton Town) header from the right side of the six yard box to the top right corner.
  • 14': Attempt blocked. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 15': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Gabriel Osho.
  • 16': Attempt blocked. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
  • 16': Foul by Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool).
  • 16': Tahith Chong (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 17': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Alfie Doughty.
  • 18': Foul by Alfie Doughty (Luton Town).
  • 18': Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 18': Alfie Doughty (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 20': Chiedozie Ogbene (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 20': Foul by Joe Gomez (Liverpool).
  • 21': Attempt blocked. Chiedozie Ogbene (Luton Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ross Barkley.
  • 25': Attempt blocked. Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 27': Alexis Mac Allister (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 27': Foul by Cauley Woodrow (Luton Town).
  • 28': Attempt missed. Joe Gomez (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Wataru Endo.
  • 28': Foul by Jarell Quansah (Liverpool).
  • 28': Tahith Chong (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 29': Attempt saved. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Cody Gakpo.
  • 30': Hand ball by Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool).
  • 31': Offside, Luton Town. Alfie Doughty is caught offside.
  • 32': Attempt missed. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Wataru Endo with a through ball.
  • 32': Attempt saved. Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
  • 35': Attempt missed. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Ryan Gravenberch.
  • 36': Amari'i Bell (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 36': Foul by Cody Gakpo (Liverpool).
  • 37': Albert Sambi Lokonga (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 37': Foul by Ryan Gravenberch (Liverpool).
  • 39': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Teden Mengi.
  • 40': Attempt missed. Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Conor Bradley following a corner.
  • 41': Foul by Cauley Woodrow (Luton Town).
  • 41': Jarell Quansah (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 42': Cauley Woodrow (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 45'+2': Attempt missed. Cauley Woodrow (Luton Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Chiedozie Ogbene with a cross.
  • 45'+3': First Half ends, Liverpool 0, Luton Town 1.
  • 45': Second Half begins Liverpool 0, Luton Town 1.
  • 45': Substitution, Luton Town. Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu replaces Albert Sambi Lokonga.
  • 48': Foul by Teden Mengi (Luton Town).
  • 48': Luis Díaz (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 49': Foul by Teden Mengi (Luton Town).
  • 49': Luis Díaz (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 50': Attempt missed. Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Luis Díaz.
  • 51': Attempt blocked. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Conor Bradley.
  • 51': Attempt blocked. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Joe Gomez.
  • 51': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Teden Mengi.
  • 52': Offside, Liverpool. Cody Gakpo is caught offside.
  • 54': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Alfie Doughty.
  • 55': Attempt blocked. Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Conor Bradley.
  • 55': Attempt missed. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Harvey Elliott with a cross.
  • 56': Attempt saved. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
  • 56': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Thomas Kaminski.
  • 56': Goal! Liverpool 1, Luton Town 1. Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister with a cross following a corner.
  • 57': Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 57': Foul by Gabriel Osho (Luton Town).
  • 58': Attempt saved. Conor Bradley (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
  • 58': Substitution, Luton Town. Andros Townsend replaces Cauley Woodrow.
  • 58': Goal! Liverpool 2, Luton Town 1. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister with a cross.
  • 60': Attempt saved. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
  • 60': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Thomas Kaminski.
  • 60': Attempt saved. Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool) with an attempt from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Alexis Mac Allister with a cross.
  • 61': Delay in match because of an injury Carlton Morris (Luton Town).
  • 61': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 62': Amari'i Bell (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 62': Foul by Cody Gakpo (Liverpool).
  • 62': Attempt blocked. Andros Townsend (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Carlton Morris.
  • 62': Attempt blocked. Chiedozie Ogbene (Luton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 62': Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 62': Foul by Gabriel Osho (Luton Town).
  • 63': Substitution, Luton Town. Jordan Clark replaces Tahith Chong.
  • 64': Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 64': Foul by Teden Mengi (Luton Town).
  • 65': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Ross Barkley.
  • 66': Attempt blocked. Alfie Doughty (Luton Town) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is blocked. Assisted by Ross Barkley.
  • 66': Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Jarell Quansah.
  • 68': Substitution, Liverpool. Andy Robertson replaces Conor Bradley.
  • 68': Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Joe Gomez.
  • 70': Attempt blocked. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Gravenberch.
  • 71': Goal! Liverpool 3, Luton Town 1. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andy Robertson.
  • 72': Offside, Luton Town. Alfie Doughty is caught offside.
  • 72': Delay in match because of an injury Alfie Doughty (Luton Town).
  • 73': Delay over. They are ready to continue.
  • 74': Substitution, Luton Town. Issa Kaboré replaces Alfie Doughty because of an injury.
  • 75': Attempt saved. Luis Díaz (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Harvey Elliott.
  • 76': Corner, Liverpool. Conceded by Teden Mengi.
  • 76': Attempt saved. Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
  • 77': Foul by Ross Barkley (Luton Town).
  • 77': Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.
  • 77': Ross Barkley (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 78': Substitution, Liverpool. Bobby Clark replaces Ryan Gravenberch.
  • 81': Attempt missed. Cody Gakpo (Liverpool) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Wataru Endo.
  • 82': Chiedozie Ogbene (Luton Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 82': Foul by Joe Gomez (Liverpool).
  • 82': Joe Gomez (Liverpool) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 83': Attempt blocked. Andros Townsend (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Gabriel Osho.
  • 83': Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Bobby Clark.
  • 83': Amari'i Bell (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 83': Foul by Bobby Clark (Liverpool).
  • 84': Attempt saved. Ross Barkley (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu.
  • 85': Andros Townsend (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 85': Foul by Wataru Endo (Liverpool).
  • 87': Foul by Jarell Quansah (Liverpool).
  • 87': Ross Barkley (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
  • 88': Attempt blocked. Andros Townsend (Luton Town) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
  • 88': Attempt missed. Ross Barkley (Luton Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Amari'i Bell.
  • 89': Substitution, Liverpool. Jayden Danns replaces Luis Díaz.
  • 89': Substitution, Liverpool. James McConnell replaces Alexis Mac Allister.
  • 89': Foul by Issa Kaboré (Luton Town).
  • 89': James McConnell (Liverpool) wins a free kick on the left wing.
  • 89': Issa Kaboré (Luton Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
  • 90': Goal! Liverpool 4, Luton Town 1. Harvey Elliott (Liverpool) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner.
  • 90'+2': Chiedozie Ogbene (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+2': Foul by Jayden Danns (Liverpool).
  • 90'+2': Offside, Luton Town. Issa Kaboré is caught offside.
  • 90'+3': Foul by James McConnell (Liverpool).
  • 90'+3': Ross Barkley (Luton Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
  • 90'+5': Offside, Liverpool. Cody Gakpo is caught offside.
  • 90'+6': Corner, Luton Town. Conceded by Wataru Endo.
  • 90'+9': Second Half ends, Liverpool 4, Luton Town 1.
  • 0': Match ends, Liverpool 4, Luton Town 1.

Statistics

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14 Fouls 15
4 Yellow Cards 1
0 Red Cards 0
3 Offsides 2
4 Corner Kicks 13
9 Saves 2
39.2 Possession 60.8
12 SHOTS 29
3 ON GOAL 13
0.3 On Target % 0.4
0 Penalty Goals 0
0 Penalty Kicks Taken 0
242 Accurate Passes 421
329 Passes 508
0.7 Pass Completion % 0.8
2 Accurate Crosses 6
13 Crosses 22
0.2 Cross % 0.3
61 Long Balls 53
23 Accurate Long Balls 20
0.4 Long Balls % 0.4
6 Blocked Shots 8
12 Effective Tackles 13
22 Tackles 21
0.5 Tackle % 0.6
5 Interceptions 6
34 Effective Clearances 20
34 Clearances 20

Game Information

Competition: English Premier League

Venue: Anfield
Location: Liverpool, England
Attendance: 59,896

Premier League Table

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Arsenal 0 0 0
2 Aston Villa 0 0 0
3 AFC Bournemouth 0 0 0
4 Brentford 0 0 0
Full Table

Line-Ups

LIV Liverpool (4-3-3)

No. Name
62 Caoimhín Kelleher (GK)
4 Virgil van Dijk
78 Jarell Quansah
2 Joe Gomez Yellow Card
84 Conor Bradley
3 Wataru Endo
38 Ryan Gravenberch
10 Alexis Mac Allister
18 Cody Gakpo
7 Luis Díaz
19 Harvey Elliott

LTN Luton Town (3-4-2-1)

No. Name
24 Thomas Kaminski (GK)
2 Gabriel Osho
29 Amari'i Bell
15 Teden Mengi
6 Ross Barkley Yellow Card
28 Albert Lokonga
45 Alfie Doughty Yellow Card
7 Chiedozie Ogbene
10 Cauley Woodrow Yellow Card
14 Tahith Chong
9 Carlton Morris

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