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24 November 2018 Venue Alexandra Park Training Ground Attendance

Kick off 11:30 (UK)

Crewe Alexandra
3 - 2
Hull City
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U18 Report & Goals: Crewe 3-2 Hull City

29 November 2018

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Crewe: Booth, Priestman (Heath, 32), Adebisi (c), Hartshorn, Fenton, Goodrich, Robbins, Djalo, Linton, Lokko, Woodthorpe

Goals: Linton (7 pen, 14), Robbins, 44

Crewe Alexandra Under 18s stormed into a three goal lead to eventually defeat Hull City 3-2 at Reaseheath.

A brace from Malachi Linton & one on the stroke of half-time from Joe Robbins had Crewe 3-0 at half-time before the Tigers fought back in the second period to make a game of it.

Linton put Crewe ahead from the penalty spot in the seventh minute, firing past the outstretched keeper after Robbins was brought down in the box.

His & the Alex's second came with just 14 minutes on the clock. Nathan Woodthorpe played a delightful through ball & Linton rounded the goalkeeper before keeping his composure to steer into a net guarded by two defenders.

Robbins scored the goal of the game a minute shy of half time, drilling a low left-footed first time effort from 20-yards into the bottom corner with superb technique.

It seemed as though the second half would be a matter of cruise control & seeing out proceedings for the Alex, but the Tigers didn't give up.

They hit back after the break with a classic counter-attacking goal, the winger cutting inside at pace & firing into the far corner.

Crewe nerves then started to jangle when Hull made it 3-2, the same winger cutting inside from the left again to score what was almost a replica of his first strike.

Faced with a now buoyant side, Crewe had to regain their focus & did just that, tightening up at the back & seeing the game through to record all three points.

Click here for all the Under 18 fixtures & results.

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