Newcastle 4-4 Luton: Key stats

  • Newcastle United remain unbeaten against Luton in 22 home league games (W16 D6), since a 3-1 defeat in September 1937, with this the highest scoring league game between these two sides since a 7-2 victory for Newcastle in April 1947.

  • Luton have scored 4+ goals in consecutive league games for the first time since October 2017, in League Two.

  • Newcastle United have shipped at least three goals in each of their past three Premier League home games (10 in total), as many as they conceded in their previous 16 at St James Park combined.

  • Luton Town scored four goals in a top-flight away game for the first time since netting five against Oxford in September 1987, while Newcastle conceded four goals in a top-flight home match against a newly promoted side for the first time since March 1976, against Manchester United (3-4).

  • Kieran Trippier has more assists (9) than any other player in the Premier League this season. Indeed, almost half of his total assists in the competition have come in the past two seasons, for Newcastle (16/34).