If Luton Town are, as we all hope, to turn their season around, they need to start picking up points on a regular basis.
The longer the Hatters remain in the relegation places, especially that bottom spot, the quicker the hope fades of climbing the table.
But, as we’ve discovered in recent weeks, getting results isn’t as easy as we’ve found in the two previous seasons.
With just 20 games to go, every game is important, every game, with no FA Cup distractions anymore, needs to be treated as a cup final.
The next four games Luton face look, on paper, to be particularly challenging, as can be seen below:
• Saturday 11-Jan-20 – Birmingham (h)
• Sunday 19-Jan-20 – Nottingham Forest (a)
• Saturday 25-Jan-20 – Derby County (h)
• Saturday 01-Feb-20 – West Bromwich Albion (a)
As luck would have it, or perhaps that should be wouldn’t have it, three of those games are against teams, Birmingham City, Nottingham Forest and West Bromwich Albion, who are all chasing promotion, can we raise our game to get something from those three? Would a total of 3 points, suffice?
The other game sees Derby County come to our neck of the woods, Derby, since Frank Lampard left, have struggled, in my opinion, we have to target 3 points in this one.
Therefore, by my basic mathematics, I believe we need to take a minimum of 6 points from the next 12 available if the great escape is to be set in motion.
Am I being over-ambitious or is that a realistic target?
From The Next Four Games Luton Will Take?
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