Albion's youngsters were beaten by Tottenham on Saturday.
Shashoua 25, 45
- Albion conceded four first-half goals
- Samuel Shashoua (2), Dylan Duncan and Japhet Tanganga on target for Tottenham
- Stefan Ljubicic came closest for the Seagulls with a volley
- The under-18s are next in action against Chelsea at the American Express Elite Football Performance Centre on Saturday.
Brighton & Hove Albion’s under-18s lost 4-0 to Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.
Samuel Shashoua’s brace and a goal each from Dylan Duncan and Japhet Tanganga secured the North London club all three points.
Albion started the match well, as Isaac Hutchinson made a great solo run, before his powerful strike was blocked.
Then against the run of play, Kazaiah Sterling fed a pass through to Duncan, who put the hosts 1-0 up with a low strike from 12 yards out.
Sterling could have doubled Albion’s advantage when his powerful header produced a fine save from Bailey Vose, but Spurs did get their second through Shashoua.
The attacking midfielder showed some neat footwork before curling a shot past Vose from just outside the box.
Albion had a chance to get back into the match, but Hutchinson was denied by a Tanganga’s superb defensive challenge.
Tanganga made it 3-0 with four minutes left of the first-half, as he rose highest in the box to head home Shashoua’s cross.
Both teams had decent chances to get an early goal in the second-half, but Spurs keeper Alfie Whiteman was troubled the most and was forced to make two big saves.
Substitute Stefan Ljubicic had a golden opportunity to net a consolation goal for the Seagulls, but he volleyed over from Aaron Connolly’s cross.
Spurs had a few chances to make it 5-0 towards the end of the match, but Albion defended well to keep the deficit at four.
ALBION: Vose; Moore, Balogun, Barker, O’Sullivan; Cochrane, Mandriou, Davies (Fornah 71); Hutchinson (Ferguson 45), Connolly, Meekums (Ljubicic 26).
SUBS NOT USED: Morrison, Bentley.