Halsey nets first Luton U18s goal but Eagles snatch late winner

Town youngsters beaten by Crystal Palace

Tuesday, 30th March 2021, 12:33 pm
Luton U18s full back Joseph Halsey

Luton Town U18s suffered a late defeat against Crystal Palace U18s in a behind closed doors friendly on Saturday.

The Hatters had trailed 2-0 at half time, but fought back bravely in the second period, as Joe Halsey got his first goal for the club, finishing off a slick move on the right with an excellent strike.

Casey Pettit then made it 2-2 when he headed home at the near post from a corner, but Palace hit back late on, scoring the winner with five minutes to go.

Luton U18s: Jacob Cowler, Joe Halsey, Aidan Francis, Adam Wedd, Triallist, Casey Pettit (C), Tyrelle Newton, Ben Stevens, Ed McJannet, Josh Allen, Corree Wilson.

Subs used: Ben Tompkins, Eddie Corbit, Josiah Ramsay.