Arsenal have booked their place in a primary FA Youth Cup ultimate since 2018 after one other evening of excessive drama on the Emirates Stadium. Myles Lewis-Skelly netted a final-gasp header within the dying embers of additional time in north London to seal a memorable victory for Jack Wilshere’s younger Gunners when penalties had seemed nearly a certainty. Justin Oboavwoduo had earlier cancelled out Michal Rosiak’s early free-kick, with Lakyle Samuel despatched off for Manchester City after simply seven minutes.
Arsenal are seven-time winners of this competitors, however haven’t lifted the trophy since 2009. They overcame Cambridge in a five-goal thriller within the quarters, having additionally seen off the likes of Watford, Newcastle and Millwall this time period. City, in the meantime, had been on a formidable 13-match successful streak below Ben Wilkinson, however that unbelievable run is now at an finish regardless of a spirited show with 10 males for a lot of the night.
Either West Ham or Southampton lie in look forward to Arsenal within the ultimate on April 29, with their final-4 contest scheduled for Thursday evening. Follow Arsenal vs Man City response dwell under, with knowledgeable evaluation from Simon Collings on the floor.
Watch: Lewis-Skelly sends Arsenal into ultimate
Those epic scenes after Lewis-Skelly’s final-gasp winner. An evening these Arsenal children will always remember!
Scenes on the Emirates…
A mini-pitch invasion on the Emirates as followers, gamers and coaches alike experience probably the most dramatic of cup victories.
The ultimate can be at this floor on April 29, shortly after the primary workforce face Chelsea.
Will it’s a London derby towards West Ham, or can Southampton win Thursday’s second semi-ultimate tie on the London Stadium?
Full-time in additional time
Arsenal 2-1 Manchester City
Lewis-Skelly’s dramatic final-gasp header sends Arsenal into the FA Youth Cup ultimate for the primary time since 2018!
What unbelievable late dramatics once more on the Emirates.
An excellent evening for these younger Gunners and Jack Wilshere.
Simon Collings at Emirates Stadium
The complete Arsenal bench charged onto the pitch there. What a second for Lewis-Skelly, keep in mind the title.
122 minutes: The sport might be restarted and Wilshere sends on defender Maldini Kacurri for the ultimate seconds.
Ferdinand solely got here on 10 minutes in the past, however he’s the person to go off.
City are all the way down to 9 males with captain Katongo not coming again on after that wipeout from Murray-Jones, who has price his facet dearly tonight.
GOAL! Arsenal 2-1 Manchester City | Myles Lewis-Skelly 121′
121 minutes: ARSENAL HAVE WON IT WITH WHAT SURELY WILL BE THE LAST TOUCH OF THE GAME!
Amazing final-gasp drama on the Emirates.
It’s one other nice clipped cross from captain Ibrahim, and Murray-Jones is in no man’s land as he comes, doesn’t get it and clatters into his personal defender in Katongo.
Lewis-Skelly, who has been very good tonight, bravely rises to move dwelling, sparking pandemonium.
Arsenal are heading to the FA Youth Cup ultimate!
121 minutes: One minute of added time on the finish of additional time.
One extra probability for Arsenal as Kamara forces a nook, and a depraved supply from the left is sort of met by Lewis-Skelly.
118 minutes: City are nearly in on the final, however Ogwuru didn’t fairly time his run as he latched onto fellow substitute Heskey’s low by way of ball.
The offside flag is up.