Hatters rated v Bury

Mark Tyler: 5.5 - At fault for the goal after a mix-up with McNulty allowed Danny Rose get to the ball first and poke the ball into the net. Otherwise had little to do.
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Fraser Franks: 6.5 - Slotted in well at right-back despite not being his usual position.

Luke Wilkinson: 6.5 - Quiet evening for the summer signing as he was relatively untroubled throughout and looked assured next to the captain.

Steve McNulty: 6 - Was so composed early on and made a number of crucial interventions, but partly to blame for the goal after leaving the ball for Tyler to collect, which allowed Rose to nip in.

Scott Griffiths: 7.5 - Luton’s best player. Defensively solid and also offered a threat going forward.

Andy Drury: 6 - Showed glimpses of promise but struggled to impose himself on the game.

Luke Rooney: 6.5 - Probably Luton’s most dangerous player in an attacking sense. Often found himself in good positions only to be let down by the final ball.

Matt Robinson: 6 - Often left too much space behind him, leaving the defence exposed to Bury counter-attacks.

Luke Guttridge: 6 - Drifted in and out of the game but at times linked the play up well before going off on the hour-mark.

Mark Cullen: 6 - Again, like most Town players, had his moments but failed to make any real impact on the game.

Paul Benson: 5.5 - Struggled to get into the match from the start. Poor touch and decision-making broke down numerous Luton attacks.

Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu (SUB): 7 - Game-changer. Added some much-needed power and strength to the Luton midfield when he came on and took his goal emphatically with the aid of a deflection.

Jake Howells: 6 - Gave Hatters an attacking outlet on the left.

Ross Lafayette: 6.5 - Lively 15-minute cameo as he went close with a late effort on goal.

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