Stevenage’s Matt Godden on his winning goal against Luton Town

Matt Godden. Photo: Alan Millard

Matt Godden. Photo: Alan Millard - Credit: Archant

Stevenage winning-goal hero Matt Godden admitted he could not have picked a better game than the derby against Luton Town to score his first goal for the club.

The 25-year-old summer signing from Ebbsfleet grabbed a 95th minute winner after converting a Tom Pett pass to down the Hatters and secure Stevenage’s first win of the league season.

He said: “I was told in the week leading up to the game that it’s the biggest game for the club, for the town.

“[To score against] Luton at home at the Lamex, I couldn’t have asked for a better start to get my first goal.

“It’s in my nature to work hard for the team and if that chance comes it’s my job to put them away.

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“I have been unfortunate really in the last four games from the start of the season to not really have had a sight of goal.

“To get one in the 95th minute at Luton I’m delighted.

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“The first half we weren’t at our best, but second half the game really opened up and playing open against us played into out hands, we’re all comfortable on the ball and we’re very fit.

“It was good to get the win at the end.”

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