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FAYC: Spurs U18s 3, Sheffield United 0

Posted on 2 December 2008  - 12:00

All the action from Tuesday night's fine 3-0 win against Sheffield United in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.

FAYC: Spurs U18s 3, Sheffield United 0

All the action from Tuesday night's fine 3-0 win against Sheffield United in the third round of the FA Youth Cup.



Added time: Townsend rasper from 30 yards straight at Lee.

Added time: WOODWORK - SPURS. Mason effort from 25 yards clipped the top of the crossbar.

87.47: SAVE - LEE. Obika through again, this time Lee out well to save at his feet.

75.26: GOAL - SPURS. Hat-trick for Obika. Took it well - M'puku fed the ball in between defenders, Obika onto it and side-footed home from 12 yards.
Spurs 3, Sheffield United 0

73.10: Obika fired into the side-netting from the left edge of the area.

71.30: Adams sliced wide from the edge of the box.

64.07: GOAL - SPURS. Obika won possession from James and went through centrally, kept his composure to slot home past Lee.
Spurs 2, Sheffield United 0

54.56: SAVE - LEE. Corner cleared to Smith in left-back position, curled it back through the bodies from 25 yards, Lee took at full stretch diving to his left.

48.55: SAVE - LEE. Keeper's there again to deny the same player, this time low strike from the edge of the box gathered in well.

48.05: SAVE - LEE. Kasim free-kick from 20 yards looked set for the top corner before the keeper tipped it over.

8.04pm: Second half kicks off.


44.41: Kasim fizzed 25-yarder wide.

41.10: CHANCE - SPURS. Obika broke through, beyond last defender and through on Lee, clipped it over the keeper but wide.

35.05: Quick feet from Bostock and then into Obika, he set it up for Mason, faked to shoot with right to make room for curler just off target.

28.28: Mason ambitious free-kick from 30 yards curled high and wide.

27.10: Adams tried to pick out Chappel, left side of box, Jansson out quickly to claim ball at feet.

23.55: PENALTY CLAIM - SPURS. Parrett rolled in Mason, right side, got to the ball before Lee and upended by the keeper, referee and linesman chose to award goal kick.

22.10: SAVE - LEE. Obika got to the left byline, rolled it back for Townsend, measured effort saved low to his right by Lee.

20.17: Good passing move, ball found its way out to Townsend, left touchline, cut in before drilling shot a long way over.

15.55: CHANCE - SHEFFIELD UNITED. Their first chance, Butcher penalised for trip on the edge of the box, Adams hammered free-kick from 19 yards but it hit his own player and went out for goal-kick.

13.48: GOAL - SPURS. Long pass from Butcher picked out Obika between defenders, pace got him to the ball first and he prodded past the advancing Lee.
Spurs 1, Sheffield United 0

11.19: SAVE - LEE. Kasim turned a pass around the corner, Foster miscontrolled and allowed Obika in, managed to get shot on target that Lee claimed low to his near post.

4.53: SAVE - LEE. Kasim pounced on a mistake in central midfield and sent Mason away between defenders, had to take it early, low shapshot that Lee did well to hold onto with Obika ready to tap in.

36seconds: CHANCE - SPURS. Townsend's shot hit Foster and fell kindly for Mason, who fired over from six yard. Sharp chance.

7pm: Spurs kick-off, attacking the Park Lane end.


Spurs U18s: Jansson, Smith, Cox, Kasim (Ekim, 81), Caulker (Byrne, 81), Butcher, Parrett (M'puku 68), Bostock, Obika, Mason, Townsend. Subs: Butler, Oyenuga.

Sheffield United U18s: Lee, Brown, Roe, James, Galloway, Smith (Lammy, 85), Glee, Adams (Gregory, 89), Slew, Foster, Chappel (Lyn, 57). Subs: Billard, Eckhardt.