Man Utd beat Chelsea in U18 Premier League National Final

15 May 2024
Man Utd U18s PL Final

Red Devils edge to 2-1 win at Stamford Bridge to secure domestic treble

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Ethan Williams scored one goal and set up another as Manchester United Under-18s were crowned U18 Premier League national champions with a 2-1 victory at Chelsea, securing a domestic Treble.

United, winners of the Premier League North title and the Premier League Cup, started brightly in Tuesday night's meeting between the North and South group champions at Stamford Bridge.

Williams set-up Ethan Wheatley to tuck home United's opening goal past Blues goalkeeper Max Merrick after 21 minutes.

Chelsea levelled on 47 minutes when Tyrique George picked out an unmarked Josh Acheampong at the back post, and his header trickled past goalkeeper Elyh Harrison.

Man Utd responded, and Williams smashed home the winner seven minutes later, following up after Jack Fletcher's initial shot had been blocked.

Palace win International Cup

Crystal Palace Under-21s beat PSV Eindhoven 1-0 on Wednesday night to lift the Premier League International Cup, avenging a 3-1 defeat by the Dutch side in last season's final.

Franco Umeh's deflected shot in the 67th minute settled the contest in front of over 2,000 fans at Selhurst Park.

See: Palace match report

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