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U21 REPORT: WOLVES 0 ALBION 0

20 November 2015


WOLVES 0


ALBION 0


  • Albion and Wolves play out a goalless draw
  • Daniel Akindayini and Jack Harper come close to breaking the deadlock
  • Regan Upton almost scored a late winner for Wolves
  • Simon Rusk's side have been beaten just once in their last four games


Brighton & Hove Albion's under-21s played out a goalless draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers at AFC Telford's New Bucks Head Stadium tonight.

Albion made their first inroads into the Wolves defence when keeper Bradley Watkins quickly dived at the feet of Daniel Akindayini to prevent a shot on goal.

Simon Rusk's side dominated the early stages and defender Ethan Ebanks-Landell had to throw himself into the path of a low, goalbound shot from Jayson Molumby.

Eusebio Bancessi did come close for the hosts when his powerful shot went narrowly over the bar, after he was teed up by Ryan Rainey.

Akindayini narrowly failed to reach a low cross from Joe Ward in the area, after Tendai Matinyadze’s attempted clearance created havoc in the Wolves box.

Wolves came close with a free-kick, when Callum Harris lifted the ball over the wall and beat Casper Ankergren, only for his effort to smack against the bar before being cleared.


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Connor Hunte was next to test Ankergren, after his low shot was turned behind at the near post.

Bancessi had another opportunity to break the deadlock with a drive that skimmed against the far post before going behind.

Jack Harper was next to come close for the Seagulls when his header went inches off target, following a perfectly-weighted cross from Ward.

Regan Upton almost won the game for Wolves in the 89th minute, but his placed effort went the wrong side of the post.

ALBION: Ankergren; Hunt, Dallison, Barclay, Starkey; Ward, Molumby, Hutchinson (Harris 49); Akindayini, Harper, Monakana (Barnett 68).

SUBS NOT USED: Doherty (GK), Deen, Tighe.

UPCOMING HOME FIXTURES

ALBION V BIRMINGHAM CITY 

SATURDAY 28TH NOVEMBER, KICK-OFF 3PM


ALBION V CHARLTON ATHLETIC 

SATURDAY 5TH DECEMBER, KICK-OFF 3PM



ALBION V MIDDLESBROUGH    

SATURDAY 19TH DECEMBER, KICK-OFF 12.30PM


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