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City Under 18s beat Everton

Group Goal Celebration

Group Goal Celebration

City's Under 18s beat Everton 2-1 at Platt Lane thanks to first-half goals from Jordi Hiwula and George King.

Hiwula put City 1-0 up with a neat finish following a header from Adam Drury, but Everton equalised before King restored the hosts' lead before the break after great work from Emyr Huws.

In the second-half, the Blues bossed most of the game, retaining possession and gave a controlled, professional display, but though City were the better side, Everton refused to lie down and only a terrific save from Ian Lawlor on full-time prevented the visitors leaving with a point.

As a result, the young Blues maintain their three-point lead over Liverpool at the top of the Barclays Group C table as a result.

Team: Lawlor, Kennedy (Facey), Plummer, Meppen-Walter, Leigh, Evans (Glendon), Drury (El-Fitouri), Huws, Hiwula, Rusnak, King

Att: 157

Man-of-the-match: Huws

Match Report

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Goal-hungry Jordi Hiwula did what he is best at, but the young England striker's performance wasn't enough to snatch victory for Adam Sadler's table-topping side.

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A Courtney Meppen-Walter goal and two second-half penalties from Albert Rusnak sealed a comfortable victory for City’s Under-18s against Sheffield Wednesday at Platt Lane.