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FAYC: Spurs 1, Arsenal 3

Posted on 5 March 2009  - 12:00

All the action from tonight's FA Youth Cup quarter-final against Arsenal at the Lane.

FAYC: Spurs 1, Arsenal 3

All the action from tonight's FA Youth Cup quarter-final against Arsenal at the Lane.

FULL-TIME: SPURS 1, ARSENAL 3...

Added time (1.56): GOAL - ARSENAL. Breakaway, Coquelin played in Murphy, clean through, drove across Jansson into the bottom corner.
Spurs 1, Arsenal 3

Added time: 3mins

89.46: GOAL - ARSENAL. Break from our attack, Watt found Thomas, shot from edge of the box clipped off Butcher and crept into the corner.
Spurs 1, Arsenal 2

87.55: Thomas nodded Wilshere's corner a yard wide from eight yards.

86.51: SUB - ARSENAL. Murphy for Sunu.

83.01: Attendance just in - 19,084

81.43: Quick free-kick released Townsend down the left, beat Eastmond all ends up, Obika there to convert but fine tackle from Ayling denied him.

79.33: Mason fouled by Frimpong but play continued, Sunu released down the left, fired across goal.

75.58: SAVE - SHEA. Cox released Townsend down the left, he picked out Mason, near post, he managed to turn and poke effort towards goal under pressure, Shea deflected wide with legs.

71.40: Neat footwork on the edge of the box from Obika and Mason allowed Mason to get effort in, deflected just wide.

64.20: Watt's thunderbolt flew a yard over from 20 yards.

63.50: CHANCE - SPURS. Mason's corner flew up in the air, Caulker underneath it and nodded towards goal biut couldn't get enough power on his effort to trouble Shea.

60.45: Kasim angled left-foot shot a yard wide.

58.30: SUB - SPURS. Kasim for M'poku.

58.09: M'poku limping off after turning his ankle.

55.28: Coquelin fired high and wide from the edge of the box.

53.31: Wilshere cut into the box left to right, didn't get hold of shot and easy for Jansson.

52.01: SAVE - JANSSON. Thomas drove forward, left side of box, fierce drive turned away by Jansson diving to his right.

50.23: GOAL - ARSENAL. Stroke for fortune for the Gunners as Smith attempted to clear Coquelin's corner only for it to hit Bartley on the back and rebound in from a couple of yards out.
Spurs 1, Arsenal 1

48.01: Mason fired over from 25 yards.

8.51pm: 2ND HALF KICKS OFF

8.50pm: Teams on their way back out.

HALF-TIME: SPURS 1, ARSENAL 0

Added time: 2mins.

44.50: Brilliant play by Townsend to skip away from three lunging tackles, looked to play Parrett through but he was marginally offside.

40.35: Wilshere drove forward centrally but lashed shot well wide.

38.24: Bartley joined the Arsenal attack, snapshot from 20 yards straight at Jansson.

35.01: SAVE - JANSSON. Fierst serous save he's had to make and a fine one. Wilshere threaded pass through to Sunu, right of centre, 16 yards out, low shot heading into the bottom corner but the keeper got down well to his right and parried away.

31.01: Thomas shot straight at Jansson from 25 yards.

27.36: Jansson out to confidently gather Frimpong's free-kick.

22.12: CHANCE - SPURS. Mason inch-perfect pass between central defenders for Obika, eight yards out, guided volley just wide.

18.42: CHANCE - SPURS. Obika and Mason combined to release Townsend, left side of box, skipped past Eastmond but blasted wide of the target.

16.55: Another good block from Caulker, this time sliding in to deny Sunu's effort, left side of box.

14.33: Spell of Arsenal pressure ended with Frimpong scuffing volley well wide.

10.51: Sunu's low cross from the right evaded Watt and ran across the six-yard box.

9.49: Caulker fine tackle as Sunu looked to get a shot off just inside the box.

5.12: GOAL - SPURS. Perfect start! Caulker broke up play deep in our half and sent Mason away, he played it wide to Townsend who beat Bartley and crossed for Obika to convert from close range.
Spurs 1, Arsenal 0

7.47pm: 1ST HALF KICKS OFF

7.42pm: Teams are on their way out.

Spurs U18s: Jansson, Smith, Cox, Parrett (C), Caulker, Butcher, M'poku (Kasim, 59), Obika, Mason, Townsend. Subs: Butler (GK), Byrne, Oyenuga, Nicholson.

Arsenal: Shea, Eastmond, Cruise, Frimpong, Bartley, Ayling, Watt, Coquelin, Sunu (Murphy, 87), Wilshere, Thomas. Subs: Mann, Evina, Freeman, Blackwood.