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U23 REPORT: Crystal Palace 3-4 Coventry City - Sky Blues take three points at Selhurst Park

Jordan Ponticelli scores two, while Bilal Sayoud also scored...

24 October 2017

The Sky Blues Under 23s were 4-3 winners over Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park yesterday afternoon.

Jason Farndon’s side left London victorious, with the winning strike an own goal coming off Palace defender Giovanni McGregor with 13 minutes remaining.

Jordan Ponticelli scored twice for the Sky Blues in the first-half, firstly through a volley from inside the box and the second from the penalty spot after a foul on Tom Bayliss.

Bilal Sayoud scored City’s third, after a one-two with Darragh Leahy, before the own goal proved the winner.  

The Under 23s are next in action on Monday 30th October, facing Millwall at the Ricoh Arena – kick-off is at 2pm.

Crystal Palace XI: Henry, Wan-Bissaka, Phillips (McGregor 74), Woods, Tavares, Souare (Brown 64), Flanagan, Husin, Lokilo, Lumeka (Berkeley-Agyepong 46), Coker. Subs not used: Tupper, Robertson.

Sky Blues XI: Addai, Kelly-Evans, Ford, Eccles (Green 45), Leahy, Finn, Bayliss, Sayoud, Ponticelli, Thomas. Subs not used: Burroughs, Naylor, White.


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