6 - 2
FC United of Manchester’s Youth team went down to a 6-2 away defeat against the Guiseley AFC Youth team in a tough pre-season challenge match at Ilkley on Wednesday afternoon.
Despite taking an early lead on 4 minutes through MAX LEWENS, the Young Reds found themselves 2-1 behind at half-time as the West Yorkshire side countered with goals on 17 and 37 minutes.
A 48th minute penalty for the home side extended their lead to 3-1 soon into the second half, and the writing was on the wall for the visitors as last season’s National League u19 Alliance Division ’J’ champions quickly added further goals on 58, 60 and 66 minutes.
Despite the adverse scoreline, the visitors nevertheless finished strongly, and it was MAX LEWENS who rounded off the scoring by grabbing a late consolation for the FC United of Manchester Youth team on 76 minutes to make the final score 6-2.
FC UNITED of MANCHESTER YOUTH:-
1) Tom BAMBER (GK)
16) Olvy BELEZIKA
3) Adam O’GRADY
4) Kevin ZOKOU
5) Artan COBAJ
6) David EDWARDS
7) Abdul MUKTADIR
8) Dillon KIRKMAN
9) Kane STOCKLEY (Captain)
10) Jacobe ANDERSON (Took over as captain after 8 mins)
11) Max LEWENS
12) Niall WEBB (Not used)
15) Nario BAPTISTA (For No. 7 - 61 mins)
16) Dylan DSINMENI (For No. 4 - 63 mins)
18) Temi OROPO (For No. 9 - 8 mins)
4) Kevin ZOKOU (Back on for No. 10 - 74 mins)
7) Abdul MUKTADIR (Back on for No. 18 - 74 mins)