Current English Championship Table And Review After Yesterday’s Match

Current English Championship Standings and Match Analysis from Yesterday

In his debut game in charge, new Cardiff manager Sabri Lamouchi suffered a 1-0 loss thanks to a late goal from Luton attacker Elijah Adebayo.

After 70 minutes, Ryan Allsop saved the Hatters forward’s poor penalty, but he didn’t let it get to him. With time running down, he headed in from close range to lift his team up to fourth in the English Championship.

Pelly-Ruddock Mpanzu’s powerful shot from Luton Town was stop early on, but Cardiff also presente a threat when Sheyi Ojo shot directly at Ethan Horvath in goal.

Horvath was subsequently tricke by a shot from even farther away by Callum Robinson, but his attempt hit the top of the crossbar before falling short.

After a strong run down the right by Luton, Cauley Woodrow hung a cross up for Adebayo, who headed straight at Allsop in the 26th minute.

Reece Burke set up Woodrow in the vicinity after the interval, and his initial attempt just missed the goal.

Ojo had an excellent chance to score a free kick for the Bluebirds from 20 yards out, but he missed it. Later, he got even closer than most and was stop by a leaping save from Horvath.

Adebayo was given a penalty with 20 minutes remaining when his flick in the box was touche, but Allsop blocke his shot.

After being pick out by Robinson’s pass just five minutes later, Ryan Wintle could only fire pitifully off target, and Cardiff could have made the hosts pay.

Alfie Doughty saw an audacious volley miss as spirit replacement Fred Onyedinma’s cross-shot was fingertippe away by Allsop.

But Luton persisted, and with two minutes left, Adebayo headed in Doughty’s deflected cross from close range for his eighth goal of the season and fifth in five games.

Lamouchi understands the scope of his assignment as Cardiff sit in 21st place, three points from safety.

Lamouchi understands the scope of his assignment as Cardiff sit in 21st place, three points from safety.

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