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Match Report: PNE U19 9 Oldham Athletic 1 - News

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The PNE U19s got off to a great start to the season by beating Oldham Athletic 9-1 on day one and scoring all three points.

Finlay Cross Adair, Kit Nelson and Kian Best scored doubles, while Noah Mawen, Dana Amaral and Felipe Rodriguez Gentile also found the net.

The North End almost scored in the first two minutes, with Lewis Lee’s free-kick parried out by the keeper and Amaral being there for the rebound, but Oldham’s goal saw Alfie Brindley-Smith recover well. saved.

Just minutes later, the visitors took the lead. A corner kick slammed into the far post and James his Pradik failed to keep the ball and Oldham took the lead.

The North End dominated after the goal and without the excellent goalkeeper of Brindley Smith they would have been tied again and again.

The Lillywhites equalized in the 23rd minute, but Nelson picked up the ball outside the box, danced around the Oldham defenders and finished brilliantly in the bottom right corner to level the score.

After just two minutes the North End took the lead. The ball landed on Amaral, who landed on the edge of the box, and he calmly released the ball in front of the keeper.

Just as the North End scored their third goal seven minutes later. This time Crosadair scored the goal, with a ferocious shot to the left of the net.

Oldham was unable to answer the boys in white.

The North End were not finished when the game approached half time. Nelson scored the second and PNE fifth, leading a header into the top right corner.

The Lilywhites didn’t slow down in the second half. It was a great job for Mawene to score her six in the first ten minutes and the cross her Adair was free to find her Mawene in the box and home.

Then it’s time for the North End to make their first change. Lee gave way after a really solid first competitive performance since his nasty injury and Rodriguez Gentile came along.

Scored 7 goals in just 3 minutes after being substituted. The ball fell to the young forward on the edge of the area and he made a great effort past the keeper.

Two more changes were made in the North End, with Jacob Slater and Amaral being replaced by first-year scholars Cole McGhee and Ellis Horan.

The relentless Lilywhites asked for more and got even more by adding an eighth with Cross-Adair. Taking a quick free kick from Cross-Adair was wise. He found his Rodriguez-Gentile who returned a nice pass to Cross-Adair and launched the ball past his second keeper of the game. .

The North End’s final change came 15 minutes after seeing Nelson make way for another first-year scholar Caedin Kamara.

Aiming for a hat-trick, Cros Adair fired a shot from the edge of the area, but it bounced off the crossbar.

As the game drew to a close, the North End found time to add one more. did.

Manager Nick Harrison was very pleased with the team’s performance and said after the game:

“It’s good to have a good start in the league, it was a really great performance.

“The way the team passed the ball, created chances and played together as a team was outstanding and really nice.”

Ten new scholars join the group, and Harrison is pleased with their efforts so far.

“I’m really happy with the young players,” Harrison said.

“Youth football is like a conveyor belt where players get older, take the next step and welcome new young talent.

“We help our players with the principles and structure of the game. We just let them play. It won’t.”

PNEU19 will resume activities next week as they move to Stockport County. Follow us on Twitter for the latest Academy news and live game updates. @pnefcacademy.