Sunderland 1 Luton Town 1: Highlights as Amad Diallo penalty earns Cats a draw after Alfie Doughty goal

Sunderland came from behind to draw 1-1 with Luton at the Stadium of Light.

After a goalless first half, the visitors took the lead six minutes after the restart when Alfie Doughty’s low effort beat goalkeeper Anthony Patterson.

Sunderland reacted well, though, with Mowbray using all five of his available substitutes.

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One of those subs then won a penalty as Amad was fouled in the Luton box, before converting from the spot.

Sunderland vs Luton Town
Sunderland vs Luton Town
Sunderland vs Luton Town

Here’s how the game played out:

RECAP: Sunderland 1 (Amad, 86) Luton 1 (Doughty, 51)

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What to make of those sides

So Sunderland are unchanged following Wednesday’s match against Sheffield United.

Luke O’Nien is passed fit and keeps his place at left-back, despite hobbling off with a knock in midweek.

Amad is back on the bench in place of Joe Anderson, who has dropped out of the squad.

Luton are unchanged following their 1-0 win over Bristol City on Wednesday.

Here come the players!

3’ How Sunderland have set up

As they have done in their last two matches, Sunderland have started with Ba up alongside Gelhardt in what looks like a flewable 4-4-.

Luton have started with a back three and wing-backs and have just registered the first shot of the match with Adebayo forcing a low save from Patterson which was comfortable for the keeper.

7’ Clarke shot saved

Ba has started to drop a bit deeper in more of a No 10 role and managed to drive forward with the ball there.

The Frenchman set up Clarke on the left, before the winger cut inside and forced a low save from Horvath, which the keeper held comfortably.

12’ Luton’s wing-backs pushing up

Luton’s wing-backs are taking up advanced positions when the visitors are in possession, especially Doughty on the left.

The wing-back just received the ball on the flank there but his cross was held by Patterson.

16’ Chance for Luton

Sunderland looked to be in trouble there as Bell stepped out of Luton’s back three, played a one-two with Morris, and advanced into the hosts’ box.

The defender then skewed his shot off target when under pressure from O’Nien.

17’ Neil hits the post!

That’s the closest we’ve come to an opener after some good work from Clarke on the left before the winger set up Neil on the edge of the box.

The latter’s curling effort hit the post when it looked like it was heading for the top corner.

24’ Michut involved at both ends

Sunderland had just enjoyed a better spell as Michut managed to break forward into the Luton box but didn’t have many options.

Luton then went on the attack as Doughty delivered a low cross from the left which Michut turned behind for a corner.

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