Sunderland v Luton: Championship playoff semi-final, first leg – live

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33 mins: Gelhardt and Clarke combine to win a throw on the left for Sunderland, but Luton are crowding all the spaces, pressing and countering, and the attack breaks down. Diallo hasn’t been in this match at all.

32 mins: … Doughty’s bouncing low delivery is gathered by a diving Patterson.

31 mins: Booking: O’Nien fouls Clark on the edge of the area, smashing him in the face with his elbow and getting a yellow card for it. Free-kick in a dangerous position …

29 mins: Booking: Nakamba pole-axes Gelhardt on halfway and gets the booking Sunderland fans have been demanding for a while.

26 mins: Better from Sunderland, as Gelhardt slickly plays in Pritchard down the left but Luton cover well and the cross is smothered.

25 mins: Lovely play from Clark, who slips Gooch and escapes down the right and slides over a presentable low ball to Adebayo, whose shot is deflected for a corner. Luton’s second corner is…

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