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U18s Edged By West Ham

Leicester City's Under-18s were narrowly beaten 2-1 by West Ham United at Little Heath Sports Centre in the U18 Premier League on Saturday.

The young Foxes could not follow up their 1-1 draw with Brighton & Hove Albion with a win, as two goals in six minutes helped the Hammers to victory.

After a tight first period, midfielder Sean Jordan Adarkwa broke the deadlock on 58 minutes, before Alfie Lewis, creator of the first goal, struck shortly after.

Forward Kairo Edwards-John replied on 69 minutes, but the Foxes were unable to find a leveller in the capital.

Currently sixth in the south table, the Under-18s next face Aston Villa in the U18 Premier League at Belvoir Drive on Saturday 24 February (11am kick-off).

The details…

 

Stolarczyk, Gill, Elewa-Ikpakwu (Trialist 62), Thandi, Ughelumba, Heaven, Leshabela (c), Tee, Pennant, Shade, Edwards-John (Meite 82)

Subs not used: Davies, Fielding, McLeod

Goal: Edwards-John 69

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