Harry Cornick’s second of fast wits at half-time noticed Luton safe a place within the Championship play-offs with a 1-0 win over Studying.
In opposition to a workforce with not anything to play for, the hosts simplest wanted one win and succeeded with Kournik’s thirteenth function of the season.
Any consequence will have helped the hosts in line with effects in different places, whilst Middlesbrough and Millwall saved shedding, which means occasions at Kenilworth Highway did not topic.
The city neglected an excellent first-minute alternative when Jordan Clark despatched Cameron Jerome a move, however the veteran striker was once simplest in a position to deliver down Orjan Nyland, who made a comfy save.
Alan Campbell then despatched Jerome down at the crossbar as Cities seemed to begin the sport previous, Campbell additionally went instantly for Nyland and Sonny Bradley landed a James Bree unfastened kick too with regards to the Royals’ stoppage.
Jerome made any other strive when he met Rhys Burke’s move however did not header.
The studying threatens to break the birthday party when Ovi Ezaria enters the field, however his strive is thwarted by means of Matt Ingram’s frame.
On the different finish, Bree attempted her success with a unfastened kick that just about neglected the ground nook.
The city then took the lead at half-time, scoring a function that Niland would by no means see once more.
Amassing Amari Bell’s low move, he took his time earlier than hitting it to the ground to transparent the ball, however didn’t see Cornick hiding at the back of him.
The Luton striker touched down and kicked the ball into the web, scoring the function in The city’s playoff bid.
After the wreck, Kurnik once more confirmed the primary ball, his header went vast of Burke.
Then again, The city remained within the entrance line and Bree bounced off the web 25 yards from function when Jerome hit him right into a tree and bounced off earlier than making a shot alternative.
Studying was once shut when Michael Morrison made a deep move into the again publish, his head bouncing off goalkeeper Ingram earlier than Yako hit the brink of the penalty house.
Bradley did an excellent task of blockading Morrison when the centre-back attempted from the boundary, obediently going vast.
The previous few mins were a party for the unswerving Haters, who’re assured their season can be prolonged for 2 extra video games and confidently the overall at Wembley.
First leg of the semi-finals
Friday, Might 13, 19:45 – Luton – Huddersfield
Saturday, Might 14, 15:00 – Chef United – Ann Wooded area
2nd leg semi-finals
Might 16, Monday, 19:45 – Huddersfield – Luton
Tuesday, Might 17, 7:45 pm – Ann Wooded area – Chef United
Sunday, Might 29, 2022