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Luton 1-1 Rochdale

An inspired half-time switch by Keith Hill helped Rochdale secure a play-off place with a deserved draw at Luton.

Dale had looked well off the pace as they trailed at the break to Tom Craddock's penalty, given after Nathan Stanton had pushed Chris Martin.

But a double substitution at the break paid dividends, when Joe Thompson crossed for fellow replacement Adam Rundle to level with a clinical finish.

And Adam Le Fondre could have won it late on but for a fine Dean Brill save.


Luton:

Brill, Spillane, Keane, Pilkington, Howells, Henderson, Livermore (Parkin 77), Hall, Gallen, Martin, Craddock.
Subs Not Used: Davis, Roper, Jarvis, McVeigh.

Booked: Livermore.

Goals: Craddock 33 pen.

Rochdale: Fielding, Ramsden, Stanton, McArdle, Kennedy, Keltie (Rundle 46), Toner, Gary Jones, Dagnall (Thompson 46), Le Fondre, Thorpe (William Buckley 83).
Subs Not Used: Russell, Newey.

Booked: Thorpe, Dagnall.

Goals: Rundle 56.

Att: 7,025

Ref: James Linington (Isle of Wight).



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