Live Blog: Arsenal U21 - Leeds United U21

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Live Blog: Arsenal U21 - Leeds United U21

Arsenal U21s host Leeds United U21s here at a rainy Meadow Park. CREDIT: @laythy29

Join us from a wet and windy Friday night under the lights here at Meadow Park for our Gooner Fanzine Live Blog.

Arsenal U21s host Leeds United U21s at Boreham Wood FC in Premier League 2




Live BLog Friday Feb 9th

  1. 20:51 #3840

    FT: Arsenal U21 1-1 Leeds United U21s. The Young Guns just can't break down their obdurate opponents - see our Player Ratings to find out who impressed here at Meadow Park in this absorbing Premier League 2 encounter

  2. 20:49 #3839

    Two late substitutes for Arsenal Henry Jeffcott: On for Josh Robinson Harrison Dudziak: Switched with M’Hand

  3. 20:48 #3838

    Four added minutes announced

  4. 20:46 #3837

    Leeds thought they had a last-gasp winner but the goal is ruled out for offside with a late call. Still 1-1 with moments remaining

  5. 20:43 #3836

    Cozier-Duberry wins a free-kick on the left hand side of the Leeds box with four minutes remaining

  6. 20:42 #3835

    Arsenal are pressing for a late winner

  7. 20:34 #3834

    Ismeal Kabia replaces Osman Kamara

  8. 20:32 #3833

    Arsenal No4 Maldini Kacurri has a shot saved with 15 minutes remaining. Still 1-1

  9. 20:24 #3832

    A drinks break for both sides midway through the second half as the rain once again starts to fall heavily here at Meadow Park. Still 1-1

  10. 20:19 #3831

    Cozier-Duberry fires wide after a neat backheel from Jimi Gower to set him up in the box

  11. 20:12 #3830

    Goal! Arsenal U21 1-1 Leeds United. Young Guns right back Josh Robinson beats Leeds keeper Dani van den Heuvel at his near post with a low drive

  12. 20:09 #3829

    Leeds keeper saves Cozier-Duberry's header after Jimi Gower's shot is deflected as the Gunners hunt an equaliser

  13. 20:04 #3828

    And we're off again for the second half with the score Arsenal U21 0-1 Leeds U21 - work to be done by the Young Guns here at Meadow Park

  14. 20:00 #3827

    Paul Davis is here and looks like he could still pull his boots on and play for The Arsenal. Such an intelligent and cultivated footballer. Great memories watching him play in his prime in the mid to late 1980s

  15. 19:48 #3826

    HT: Arsenal U21 0-1 Leeds United U21. A goal from the visitors No7 Charlie Allen the difference between the two sides after an opening 45 minutes that the home side mostly dominated

  16. 19:44 #3825

    Moments later the influential Sweet runs half the pitch to help boost an Arsenal attack as he fires over the bar from the edge of the Leeds area

  17. 19:43 #3824

    As the clock ticks down to half time captain and left-back James Sweet tracks his man all the back to provide a vital interception following an Arsenal attack that broke down deep in Leeds territory

  18. 19:34 #3823

    32 - GOAL - Arsenal U21 0-1 Leeds U21. The visitors’ No7 Charlie Allen slots past Young Guns keeper Ovie Ejeheri

  19. 19:31 #3822

    Half hour played here at Meadow Park and it's still Arsenal U21s 0-0 Leeds U21s in a contest mostly dominated by the home side

  20. 19:23 #3821

    Good to note Jimi Gower is invariably neat and tidy in tight situations

  21. 19:17 #3820

    17 - Leeds hit the post after Ejeheri spills the ball in the wet conditions. An escape for Arsenal there

  22. 19:15 #3819

    Good to see Young Guns keeper Evie Ejeheri's distribution improve with every game

  23. 19:14 #3818

    Gunners No2 Joshua Robinson has a great engine and showed a desire to supplement colleagues further forward by pushing up with the ball in the early stages here at Meadow Park

  24. 19:12 #3817

    Despite the challenging conditions it's always good to see Amario Cozier-Duberry driving forward with the ball

  25. 19:04 #3816

    Ismail Ould M'Hand tries an audacious free-kick that tries to beat Leeds keeper Dani van den Heuvel but the ball flies narrowly wide of his near post

  26. 19:00 #3815

    Leeds U21s kick-off here at Meadow Park and we're off

  27. 18:56 #3814

    Leeds U21s have struggled this term and come into this game having only won one out of their last nine games in all comps They are currently in 20th place in Premier League 2 with 10 points after 10 games. Their three league wins this season have come against Brighton, Stoke City and Manchester United. Let's hope they don't register a fourth against Mehmet Ali's Youngs Guns tonight here at Meadow Park. Kick off is not far away...

  28. 18:46 #3813

    Mehmet Ali’s Young Guns currently sit in fourth spot in Premier League 2 with 23 points - with a win over Leeds U21 seeing Arsenal U21 leapfrog Fulham into third place

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