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U23s Advance To PL Cup Quarter Finals

NUFC U23s defeated Reading U23s 2-1

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A big 2-1 win in the PL Cup sees NUFC U23s advance to the Quarter Finals.

It was a 22nd minute goal thanks to Jamie Sterry assisted from Matty Longstaff to get it started. Sterry hit a rocket to the upper right corner. The lead didn’t last long however as Reading equalized less than 5 minutes later.

In the 38th minute, NUFC took the lead. Matty Longstaff got his 2nd assist of the match as he passed it off to Thomas Allan to score the last goal of the match and securing a 2-1 win.

NUFC U23s next match is at home on March 23rd to Wolves in the PL2.

TEAM: Nathan Harker, Jamie Sterry, Oliver Walters, Kelland Watts, Lewis Cass, Owen Bailey, Thomas Allan (Tyrique Bartlett 89’), Matty Longstaff, Yannick Toure (Jack Young 79’), Mo Sangare, Rosaire Longelo (Elias Sorensen 63’)