Arsenal 1 Tottenham 3 PL2: Eyoma Scores Against Brother's Team; Bennetts Nets Another Worldie
Published: March 10, 2018
Arsenal 1 Tottenham 3 PL2: Eyoma Scores Against Brother's Team; Bennetts Nets Another WorldieArsenal U23s fell to a 3-1 home defeat to Tottenham U23s in their Premier League 2 clash at the Emirates Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Two players of Nigerian descent, Keanan Bennetts and Timothy Eyoma were on target for Spurs against the young Gunners which had Tolaji Bola, Xavier Amaechi, Folarin Balogun, Joseph Olowu and Timothy's brother, Aaron Eyoma
in their ranks.

Amaechi set up Daniel Ballard with a swinging free kick to head in and open the scoring after 18 minutes.

Timothy responded for Tottenham eight minutes later with a sumptuous header of his own, Keanan Bennetts kick starting the move with a kick which was nodded across the face of goal by Japhet Tanganga for the 18-year old defender to nod home.

The comeback was completed by the visitors following another great finish from Oliver Skipp who arrived just in time in the box to find the top corner with his left foot strike in the 35th minute.

And the electric Bennets added a goal of his own to make it 3-1 with a highlight reel goal, bending a 25-yard free-kick into the top corner with an unbelievable strike.

Both Timothy Eyoma and Keanan Bennetts were in action for their side throughout the encounter as was both Tolaji Bola and Xavier Amaechi for Arsenal.

Aaron Eyoma and Folarin Balogun were introduced for the hosts in the 62nd and 81st minutes respectively while Joseph Olowu could not make it off the bench.

Emmanuel Chinaza

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