LCFC U18s

City's Under-18s End Season With Thrilling Spurs Win

Leicester City's Under-18s were two goals down on two occasions, but still sealed a magnificent 4-3 win at Tottenham Hotspur on the final day of the U18 Premier League season.
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The young Foxes were 2-0 down inside 20 minutes after goals from Spurs pair Rodel Richards and J'Neil Bennent and, while Dempsey Arlott-John's penalty narrowed the arrears, it was 3-1 before the break when Richards struck again.

However, City's youngsters showed true fighting spirit in the second half as Ethan Fitzhugh, on the hour-mark, and Ed Elewa-Ikpakwu's spot-kick made it 3-3 in dramatic circumstances.

It got even better for Leicester's Under-18s at the Spurs training ground as, with 71 minutes on the clock, Fitzhugh pounced once again to complete a stunning reversal in fortunes and make it 4-3.

As a result, the young Foxes finish the 2018/19 campaign in seventh-place in the 12-team U18 Premier League South standings, with 29 points from 22 matches, winning nine and drawing on just two occasions.

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City: Bosworth, Elewa-Ikpakwu, Lee Yseko, Husek, Kranthove, Loughlin (Leather 45'), Arlott-John, Pennant, Ewing (c), Russ (Murch 74'), Fitzhugh

Subs not used: Sams

Goals: Arlott-John 24' (pen), Fitzhugh 59', 71', Elewa-Ikpakwu 65' (pen)

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