City v Arsenal: FA Youth Cup semi final
- 14 March 2016 17:22
- Posted by @MCFC
Manchester City U18s v Arsenal U18s
FA Youth Cup Semi Final – 1st Leg
Friday 18 March
Kick off 7pm
City U18s will hope to capitalise on home advantage on Friday evening as they bid to make the FA Youth Cup final for a second successive season.
Jason Wilcox’s side host Arsenal in the first leg of their semi final, on what’s set to be an exciting night of cup football under the floodlights of the Academy Stadium.
Claim your ticket today by visiting mcfc.co.uk/tickets, and click Manchester City EDS near the top of the page.
The young Blues head into the game on the back of a 1-0 victory away at Reading, which saw them extend their unbeaten run to 11 games in all competitions and leaves them top of the final stage of the Barclays U18 Premier League.
On the hunt for Cup success, they sealed their place in the last four with a 2-0 victory over Norwich City.
Brahim Diaz opened the scoring after he collected a pinpoint cross field pass from Demeaco Duhaney and cut inside the defender to score with a precise finish.
With 17 minutes remaining Manu Garcia made sure of the result with a fierce strike from 20 yards, that gave the Canaries ‘keeper no chance.
With an away leg to follow on Monday 4 April, City will want to put in a good performance in front of their own fans and this is the perfect opportunity to see the Club’s young stars in a big game environment.
MCFC Seasoncard holders and Cityzens members must redeem their FREE ticket in advance, either online or in store at the Ticket Office, located on the first floor of the City Store at the Etihad Stadium.
Non Seasoncard holders can purchase tickets for this match at £3 for adults and £1 for U16s.