UEFA Youth League – Matchday Three: Wins for Arsenal and Leicester City, defeats for Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur

UEFA Youth League – Matchday Three: Wins for Arsenal and Leicester City, defeats for Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur

Leicester City registered their first win of this seasons UEFA Youth League with a tight 3-2 win over Copenhagen. The English side got off to a bad start as Nicklas Røjkjær put the Danish side ahead after just 12 minutes.

Things were made easier however when Copenhagen goalkeeper Filip Djukic was sent off for making a save outside the box after 19 minutes.

Defender Alexandru Pascanu’s 20 yard volley drew Leicester level a minute before half time to send the teams into the break at 1-1.

An impressive second half double from Layton Nduikwu, including a 25-yeard strike put The Foxes 3-1 up and in control of the game with 66 minutes gone.

Jonas Wind’s goal on after 72 minutes meant it was a nervy last period for Midlands side, but they held on and got their first win of the Campaign.

Arsenal also recorded their first win of the tournament, with a 3-0 win against Ludogrets.

Reiss Nelson got them off to a perfect start, giving them the lead just 3 minutes into the match. Then Edward Nketiah stepped up to help the Gunners close out the game in the last ten minutes, first scoring a penalty after he was bought down in the box, then heading home in the box to give his team a convincing win.

It was disappointment for the other English teams this time round, with Tottenham falling to a 3-1 defeat to Bayer Leverkusen and Manchester City losing narrowly 1-0 to Barcelona.

Other results:

Sporting Lisbon 1-1 Borussia Dortmund

Real Madrid 3-2 Legia

Brugge 0-2 Porto

Lyon 0-3 Juventus

Dinamo Zagreb 2-4 Sevilla

CSK Moscow 4-1 Monaco

Dynamo Kiev 2-1 Benfica

Rostov 1-3 Athletico Madrid

Mladost Podgorica 0-5 Sparta Praha

Celtic 1-1 Borussia Monchengladbach

Napoli 2-2 Besiktas

Kairat 5-1 Dinamo Tbilisi

Roma 6-1 APOEL

PSG 4-1 Basel

Levski 1-1 Atinordua

POAK 0-0 Puskas Akademia

Sheriff 0-1 Vitorul

Dinamo Moscow 5-0 Gabala

Zurich 6-0 Zrinjski

Bayern 0-2 PSV

Malaga 5-0 Nitra

Cukaricki 4-1 Domzale

AIK 1-3 Rosenborg

Shakhtyor 2-3 M. Haifa

Ajax 4-0 Breidabik

Midtylland 3-1 Anderlecht

Vardar 0-3 Salzburg

Cork 1-0 HJK

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