Brighton and Luton Town are set to face each other for the first time since 2009. Following the surprise promotion to the Premier League, Luton Town will be travelling to the AMEX Stadium as the two teams restart the rivalry that has not produced much of a winner.
Brighton vs Luton Head-to-Head Record
Brighton and Luton have faced each other only on 11 occasions in recent times even though both teams share a history which is more than 100 years old each. The overall number of Brighton vs Luton head-to-head games between the two clubs stands at a modest 63 games. Brighton and Luton first met each other in 1920 as part of Division III (South). A vast majority of the subsequent meetings were also in this league. Since then, the teams have met each other more predominantly in the League Division Two during the 1970s.
In recent times, the games between Brighton and Luton have largely been limited to cup competitions like the Johnstone’s Paint Trophy and FA Cup. In terms of the overall record, Brighton have picked up 24 wins against Luton while losing 23 games. There have been 16 stalemates. Since the turn of the century, the two teams have met each other on eight occasions with the teams managing three wins each. The remaining two matches have been stalemates.
Brighton vs Luton Recent Head-to-Head Matches
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Brighton vs Luton Trophy Head-to-Head
The Brighton vs Luton head-to-head football trophy numbers feature two very evenly matched outfits. Both teams have been able to enjoy a certain degree of cup and league success. In the case of Luton, the team has managed to win the Championship, League One, and League Two. They have also picked up the League Cup and Football League Trophy. Luton came close to winning the FA Cup in 1958-59 when they finished as the runner-up.
The Brighton vs Luton head-to-head recent form in terms of trophies would be in favour of the Seagulls who have picked up the League One and League Two titles. They have also failed to pick up the FA Cup after coming as the runner-up in the 1983 campaign. The Seagulls have finished as the runner-up in the Championship occasions – most recently in the 2016-17 season. In terms of the Brighton vs Luton head-to-head recent form, Luton have been more successful in picking up silverware.
Brighton vs Luton All-Time Top Goalscorer Head-to-Head
The Brighton vs Luton head-to-head football stats reveal former Brighton forward Nicky Forster as the most successful scorer in this fixture with three goals. Former attacking midfielder Stephen Robinson of Luton Town is the second-highest scorer in this fixture with two goals and he is also Luton’s top scorer in this fixture.
Last season, Brighton were able to do exceptionally well in the Premier League thanks to the brilliance of Alexis McAllister, who came in with 10 goals. Pascal Gross was the most consistent player with eight assists, as he missed just one Premier League match throughout the 22-23 campaign.