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U21s Report: Nottingham Forest 4-0 Leeds United



U21s Report: Nottingham Forest 4-0 Leeds United

Premier League 2

Nottingham Forest U21 4 (Konate 10’, Nadin 38’, Whitehall 48’, McAdam 65’)

Leeds United U21 0

Nottingham Forest: Bott (GK), Sinclair, McAdam (Norkett 73’), Thompson, Abbott, McDonnell (C), Whitehall (Perry 61’), Nadin, Konate (Osong 46’), Gardner, Perkins. Subs not used: Willows, Newton.

Leeds: Van den Heuvel (GK), Sutcliffe (Toulson 66’), Cline (Godden 63’), Debayo, Moore (C), Monteiro, Spencer, Coleman, Thomas, Chadwick (Chambers 46’), Snowdon. Subs not used: Christy, Lopata-White.

Referee: Jason Richardson

Booked: Perkins (Nottingham Forest) Chambers, Coleman (Leeds)

Venue: St. George’s Park

Leeds United Underneath-21s fell to defeat towards Nottingham Forest Underneath-21s on a irritating afternoon at St. George’s Park within the Premier League 2.

The Whites began brightly on a blustery afternoon in Staffordshire, with Harvey Sutcliffe, Morten Spencer and Cian Coleman combining effectively down the best.

A intelligent again heel from Coleman despatched right-back Sutcliffe into area inside the realm, together with his cross hacked clear by Forest’s Zach Abbott.

Joe Snowdon then popped up in area out on the left wing, slicing in-field and fizzing a cross into Spencer inside the realm, however the ahead was unable to direct an effort goalwards on the flip.

After absorbing an early spell of Whites stress, the hosts began to develop into the sport with striker Ateef Konate seeing his effort from distance charged down effectively by Sutcliffe.

Moments later Konate would seize his objective, racing into the realm and firing low throughout Dani van den Heuvel and into the again of the web.

The Whites responded effectively to that early set again, with Snowdon seeing a strike from vary blocked after Scott Gardner’s facet broke rapidly over midway. 

Leeds nearly levelled when Kris Moore instinctively flicked Spencer’s low cross goalward on the close to publish, solely to be denied by a tremendous save by Aaron Bott within the Forest objective.

That save was to show essential for the hosts who doubled their lead shortly afterwards, with Jack Nadin sweeping dwelling from the sting of the realm after a fast Forest counter.

Spencer nearly pulled one again for the Whites simply earlier than the break, forcing Bott into one other good save together with his ft to disclaim the ahead from a slim angle.

HALF TIME: Nottingham Forest U21 2-0 Leeds United U21

The hosts began the second half on the entrance foot, grabbing a 3rd of the afternoon when a nook fell fortuitously to the ft of Archie Whitehall who drilled a first-time effort past van den Heuvel.

After shedding possession initially, Sutcliffe then made amends with a tremendous block to disclaim half-time substitute Esapa Osong from getting on the scoresheet as he formed to shoot from close-range.

Osong was then denied by Moore because the ahead looked for a objective, seeking to be in an offside place as he latched onto an extended cross earlier than weaving his method into the realm and hanging a low shot on course.

Forest weren’t to be denied a fourth nevertheless simply after the hour mark, when left-back Kyle McAdam was well-placed to bundle the ball dwelling from close-range on the again publish.

FULL TIME: Nottingham Forest U21 4-0 Leeds United U21

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