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Luton 2-1 Altrincham

Matthew Barnes Homer
Barnes-Homer scored four goals for Luton last season

A late Matthew Barnes-Homer strike against Altrincham ensured an opening day win for title favourites Luton.

Debutant Zdenek Kroca made the home side's early pressure count when he headed the opening goal from close range from a Keith Keane corner.

Damian Reeves also scored on his debut, hitting back for Altrincham with a powerful header.

But keeper Stuart Coburn's punch fell to Barnes-Homer who hit a right-footed winner from the edge of the box.

Luton: Tyler, Gleeson, George Pilkington, Kroca, Fred Murray, Drury, Adam Murray, Keane, Howells (Gnakpa 75), Barnes-Homer (Craddock 90), Gallen (Crow 74).Subs Not Used: Kevin Pilkington, Blackett.

Booked: Barnes-Homer.

Goals: Kroca 22, Barnes-Homer 88.

Altrincham: Coburn, Smith, Williams, Joseph, Brown, Lawton, Densmore, Reeves, Clee (Welch 69), Johnson (Denham 59), Danylyk (Holmes 59).Subs Not Used: Coates, McCready.

Booked: Reeves, Holmes.

Goals: Reeves 70.

Att: 6,665.

Ref: Marvin Thompson (Middlesex).

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