U18s lose out to title chasing Arsenal

1st April 2019

Swansea City’s under-18s suffered an 8-0 defeat at the hands of title-chasing Arsenal who maintained their place at the top of Premier League South with the victory.

Trae Coyle netted a hat-trick with Ben Cottrell on target for the Gunner’s with a brace with chances for the young Swans limited in front of goal.

The young Swans next face Norwich City this Saturday, April 6 (1pm).

Arsenal U18s: Tom Smith, Vontae Daley-Campbell, Harvey Clarke, Zak Swanson (Mazeed Ogungbo, 56’), Mark McGuinness, Ben Cottrell, Yunus Musah, Matthew Smaith (Capt), Trae Coyle, Folarin Balogun (Miguel Azeez, 45’) , Sam Greenwood (Alfie Matthews).

Subs not used: Hubert Graczyk, Matthew Dennis.

Swans U18: Alex Rutter, Jacob Jones, Cameron Evans (Capt), Luke Motruk, Jake Thomas, Daniel Williams, Bailey Owen (Bradley Gibbings, 45’), Ryan Bevan, William Rickard (Charlie Clancy, 66’), Marc Walsh (Ali Al-Hamadi, 45’), Josh Thomas.

Subs not used: Josh Hutchings, Luke McKendry.