Arsenal U18 vs Swansea 5 goals + 1 assist in 7

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Arsenal U18s won their fifth game in a row across all competitions by thrashing Swansea City 3-0 on the road at Swansea City FC Youth Academy Training Centre on Saturday afternoon.

England youth international Xavier Amaechi continued his fine form in front of goal, giving the Gunners the lead after seven minutes, and the scoreboard was unchanged until the closing stages of the second half.

Defensive midfielder James Olayinka provided the assist for Arsenal’s second goal which arrived with 12 minutes left on the clock.

A minute later, Bukayo Saka added more gloss to the scoreline with his fourth goal in the U18 Premier League this season.

England U17 goalkeeper Arthur Okonkwo was impressive having posted his first shutout for Arsenal U18s in the league, and he was able to achieve this feat thanks to central defender Tobi Omole.

Folarin Balogun replaced Xavier Amaechi in the 62nd minute. Arsenal face Sheffield Wednesday in the prestigious FA Youth Cup in their next match on Wednesday, December 13.

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