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Leko winner sees off City

30 November 2015

Baggies youngsters defeat Manchester City

JONATHAN Leko’s 17th minute strike secured a super 1-0 victory for Albion’s Under-18 side over Manchester City on Saturday afternoon.

The England Under-17 forward raced through on goal after receiving a precise pass from Tyler Roberts, before sliding the ball beyond the reach of the onrushing ‘keeper.

The Baggies had chances in the second-half to make the scoreline more comfortable, but the youngsters must also be commended for keeping out the visitors with some solid defending.

ALBION: Hall, Sweeney, Fitzwater, Barbir, McCourt, Field, Smith (Forss 81), R.Nabi, Edwards, Leko (Elbouzedi 72), Roberts (Wilson 89).

Unused subs: Hause, O’Shea.

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