Don’t miss out on the complete replay and highlights of the Manchester United vs Luton Town match. The game kicks off at 15:00 (GMT) on 11th November 2023 with referee G. Scott officiating at Old Trafford. Witness this intense battle in the England – Premier League, Week 12, Season 2023/2024.
Manchester United vs Luton Town Full Match Reports
Manchester United bounced back in style with a hard-fought 1-0 victory over Luton Town in the Premier League (PL), extending their remarkable run of home wins against the Hatters to an astonishing 19 matches, dating all the way back to 1899.
After the heartbreak of their 4-3 defeat to Copenhagen in the UEFA Champions League, Manchester United were determined to return to their winning ways. They faced a golden opportunity to do so against struggling Luton Town at their home ground. Erik ten Hag’s men started the game with a flurry of attacking intent, dominating possession with an impressive 85% in the opening 15 minutes. They created several scoring opportunities, with Marcus Rashford’s deflected cross finding Rasmus Højlund in front of goal, only for a superb save from Thomas Kaminski to deny the Danish striker his first Premier League goal.
Scott McTominay and Alejandro Garnacho came close to breaking the deadlock, but Manchester United lacked the killer instinct in the final third. As the first half progressed, Luton grew into the game and came close to stealing a goal before halftime, but Andre Onana pulled off a fantastic save to deny Carlton Morris. Just before the interval, Garnacho had an excellent chance to give United the lead, but he couldn’t find the back of the net with only the goalkeeper to beat, leaving United frustrated at the break.
The second half followed a similar pattern, with Manchester United dominating possession but lacking the clinical touch in front of goal. However, in the 59th minute, a corner from Bruno Fernandes caused havoc in the Luton defense. Marcus Rashford seized the opportunity and delivered a precise ball into the box, allowing Victor Lindelöf to pounce and fire the ball past Kaminski. With the pressure of finding the opening goal lifted, Manchester United played with renewed freedom and came close to doubling their lead, but Kaminski produced a brilliant save to deny McTominay’s header.
In the end, one goal was enough for Manchester United to secure all three points. While victory was expected against Luton, this crucial win provided a much-needed boost heading into the international break.
Victor Lindelöf stood out as the Man of the Match for his commanding display in the Manchester United defense.