Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United out of Youth Cup

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

United out of Youth Cup

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UNITED..............................1 CHELSEA ..........................5 Simon Bajkowski HOLDERS Chelsea routed United with an impressive display in the FA Youth Cup.

Louis van Gaal, Ryan Giggs, David Gill and Sir Bobby Charlton were all present among the 1,104 supporters at Altrincham to see the FA Youth Cup tie that witnessed a formidable side take the Reds apart.

Ike Ugbo and Tammy Abraham scored in the first half to hand Chelsea an advantage they did not relent.

Injuries and first team needs have contributed towards 10 successive league defeats for the young Reds, but Paul McGuinness was able to name a strong team for this tie.

Marcus Rashford stretched Chelsea early on with his pace while Zachary Dearnley tested the backline.

A quality move put the visitors in front inside 20 minutes though, Jay Dasilva finding Abraham's head. …

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