Demetri Mitchell stuns Luton to fire Exeter to shock victory in Carabao Cup

26 September 2023 21:03
With just over 83 minutes on the clock, the Big Bank terrace was a motion picture. Supporters piled to the front of the stand to mob Demetri Mitchell after the winger, who was sent off five minutes later after picking up a second yellow card, blasted Exeter City into the Carabao Cup fourth round, dumping out Luton Town of the Premier League. The defenders Will Aimson and Pierce Sweeney glanced at each other on halfway and then elected to join a party that, frankly, was only just getting started. At least Luton’s team coach, parked on St James Road, directly behind the away terrace, was primed for a quick getaway.For Luton, a trip to Devon provided a reminder of just how far they have come in the past six years. On their last visit here, in October 2017, Luton won 4-1 to climb to the top of League Two, months before going on to clinch promotion and continue their incredible ascent through the divisions. Luke Berry, who anchored the Luton midfield alongside Tahith Chong and Pelly Ruddock Mpanzu, was in then manager Nathan Jones’s starting lineup that day and Mpanzu a late substitute. At the time Rob Edwards, who led Luton back to the top flight via Wembley in May, was in his first post as a manager at AFC Telford. Continue full article

Source: TheGuardian