Luton Town vs Sunderland – Football Match Report – May 16, 2023 – ESPN


luton town one step closer to reaching Premier League with a 2–0 home win Sunderland thanks to the first-half goals Gabriel Osho And Tom Locker in the Championship playoff semi-finals, for a 3–2 aggregate victory on Tuesday in the second leg.

Luton will face either Middlesbrough or Coventry City in the playoff final at Wembley on 27 May. They will meet again on Wednesday after the first leg in Coventry ended goalless.

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Although Sunderland beat Luton 2–1 in the first leg at Leyton’s Stadium, they failed to prevent the Hatters securing their first win in an English Football League playoff tie.

After the match, Luton fans poured onto the pitch, enthusiastically hugging the players.

Due to being relegated from the old Football League First Division in 1992, Luton missed out on playing in the inaugural season of the Premier League.

Burnley and Sheffield United have already been promoted to the Premier League for next season, after finishing as Championship winners and runners-up respectively.

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