Date: 25th March 2018 at 9:25am
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A comfortable win, if not a spectacular one, saw the Hatters get back to winning ways, at Kenilworth Road, against bottom-of-the-table Barnet.

The win, courtesy of Accrington Stanley not playing, also lifted Luton back to the top of the League Two table.

With Marek Stech having become a father again, James Shea was given his first start, in the League, by Nathan Jones.

The first-half was a poor opening forty-five minutes with Barnet stifling the Hatters play and Luton not being able to take advantage of the spaces out wide on the pitch.

The only meaningful efforts on target though did come from the Hatters with the Barnet keeper, Craig Ross, producing saves to keep out a header from Danny Hylton and also doing well to turn away a curling shot from Luke Berry.

However, the pattern of the game was to change in the second half when the Hatters took the lead very early on. An enterprising move involving James Justin saw Danny Hylton on hand to nod the ball over the line from just a yard out.

The Hatters were now in charge and doubled their lead when Ross, who had a pretty decent match in the Barnet goal couldn`t keep out a drive from James Collins with the low shot bouncing over his out-stretched arm.

Luton had further chances to add to the score but Ross produced decent saves to deny Luke Berry and Ollie Lee.

With time running out Barnet made an effort to get back into the game but James Shea pulled off a fantastic save to tip away a free-kick from Simeon Akinola that took a deflection off the Hatters wall.

Onwards and upwards for the Hatters.