Chelsea U18 team produced a five-star performance as the young Blues defeated Swansea U18 side 5-1 this afternoon to extend their lead at the top of the Under-18 Premier League South to nine points.
It was the U18 side’s fourth consecutive win.
The U18 side were 4-0 ahead at the break thanks to goals from Charlie Brown, Conor Gallagher, Tariq Uwakwe and Marc Guehi. Brandon Cooper reduced the deficit for Swansea early in the second half Marcel Lewis’s excellent free-kick late on restored the 4-goal advantage.
Chelsea (4-3-3) Nicolas Tie; Tariq Lamptey, Marcel Lavinier, Marc Guehi, Jon Panzo; Jon Russell, Conor Gallagher (c), George McEachran (Renedi Masampu 82); Tariq Uwakwe (Tushaun Walters 74), Charlie Brown (Martell Taylor-Crossdale 74), Marcel Lewis
Unused subs Karlo Ziger, Dynel Simeu
Scorers Brown 8; Gallagher 27; Uwakwe 34; Guehi 44; Lewis 84
Swansea City Alex Lang, Finley Hazell (Marc Walsh 57), Matthew Blake, Tom Price, Ben Cabango, Brandon Cooper (c), Mason Jones-Thomas, Joe Lewis, Shaq Wynter-Coles (Bradley Gibbings 68), Oliver Cooper, Kees de Boer (Jack Fox 68)
Unused subs Cameron Evans, Nathan Shepperd
Scorer Cooper 52