Halsey nets first Luton U18s goal but Eagles snatch late winner
Town youngsters beaten by Crystal Palace
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.