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SFA Youth Cup
Mon 20 November, 2017. Kick Off: - 19:30
Ibrox Stadium. Glasgow

Match Information: 

Admission Details:

Adults – £4

Under 16s – £1

Rangers U20
1
Kieran Wright
2
Ross Lyon
3
Matthew Shiels
4
Cameron Palmer
5
Aidan Wilson
6
Lewis Mayo
7
Andrew Dallas
8
Jamie Barjonas
9
Zak Rudden
10
Stephen Kelly
11
Serge Atakayi
 
Subs
21
Aidan McAdams
12
Grant Nelson
14
Mati Zata
15
Izhaak Ahmed
16
Dapo Mebude
17
Kyle McClelland
18
Zac Butterworth
Partick Thistle FC
Partick Thistle
1
Jamie Stevenson
2
Jason Krones
3
John Kelly
4
Harry Granger
5
Andrew McCarthy
6
Mark Lamont
7
Lee Duncanson
8
Callum Wilson
9
Connor Higgins
10
Neil McLaughlin
11
James Stokes
 
Subs
12
Luke Scullion
14
Ian Stokes
15
Aidan Fitzpatrick
16
Evan Galasso
 
Subs
21
Aidan McAdams
12
Grant Nelson
14
Mati Zata
15
Izhaak Ahmed
16
Dapo Mebude
17
Kyle McClelland
18
Zac Butterworth
 
Subs
12
Luke Scullion
14
Ian Stokes
15
Aidan Fitzpatrick
16
Evan Galasso
 
120’Full Time
120’Rangers U20 substitution: Zac Butterworth replaces Zak Rudden
119’Thistle substitution: Evan Galasso replaces John Kelly
119’Goal Rangers U20! Dapo Mebude
Rangers U20 5 - Thistle 2

After Kelly's shot is stopped, Mebude slams home the rebound.

116’Thistle Booking - Andrew McCarthy
113’Goal Rangers U20! Zak Rudden
Rangers U20 4 - Thistle 2

Mebude slots the ball into Rudden who breaks the Thistle line. He fires a shot across goal and it deflects in off Krones.

 
111’

McCarthy gets the ball in the box after a quick throw-in and pass. He then squares it to McLaughlin as he falls backwards. McLaughlin gets his shot away but snaps at it and fires over the bar.

106’Thistle Booking - Callum Wilson
 
105’Extra Time (Kick-Off 2nd Half)
 
105’+01’Extra Time Half Time
105’Goal Rangers U20! Serge Atakayi
Rangers U20 3 - Thistle 2

A free-kick from the Rangers right bounces around the box and breaks to Atakayi. He then fires the ball instinctively into the goal from ten yards.

103’Thistle substitution: Ian Stokes replaces Lee Duncanson
102’Rangers U20 substitution: Dapo Mebude replaces Andrew Dallas
 
101’

A quick free-kick gets James Stokes into the Rangers box. He beats his man and shoots but it ricochets away from danger.

98’Rangers U20 substitution: Grant Nelson replaces Jamie Barjonas
96’Rangers U20 Booking - Aidan Wilson
 
95’

After a cute pass by Barjonas, Atakayi rifles a shot on goal while turning. He finds the target but it's a comfortable save for Stevenson.

 
93’

Kelly cuts it back for Palmer in the Jags box and the Gers midfielder sees a shot saved by Stevenson. The ball then comes to Dallas who is tackled brilliantly, eight yards from goal. The next attack sees Dallas fire a shot wide of the near post.

 
92’

Cameron Palmer rifles a half-volley over the bar from 30 yards.

 
91’

The corner falls to Atakayi at the back post but the number 11 blazes his effort well over the bar.

 
90’Rangers U20 corner

Atakayi sees an effort blocked in the box and then Fitzpatrick tackles it behind on the Rangers right.

 
90’Extra Time (Kick-Off 1st Half)
 
90’+01’End of Normal Time
 
88’ corner

Atakayi hits a ranged effort and it deflects up off Granger. It loops goalward and with Stevenson scrambling, it comes off of the top of the bar and goes behind.

85’Rangers U20 Booking - Stephen Kelly
 
84’

Dallas beats Kelly and the slams a powerful cross across the face of goal. There are Rangers men in the box but none of them can connect with the delivery.

 
83’Rangers U20 corner
 
82’Rangers U20 corner
 
80’

Kelly controls the ball well on the edge of the Thistle area. He gets away from his marker but flashes a shot wide of the near post.

 
79’

Andrew Dallas moves into the box after a quick turn. He leaps over Granger's challenge and loses the ball. He's claiming for a penalty but the referee gives nothing and one is left to think that it may have been given had Dallas gone down.

75’Goal Thistle! Neil McLaughlin
Rangers U20 2 - Thistle 2

Mark Lamont's corner is met by Harry Granger. The number four's knock down finds McLaughlin and he taps home at the back post.

 
75’Thistle corner
73’Goal Thistle! Neil McLaughlin
Rangers U20 2 - Thistle 1

Thistle's number ten sends Wright the wrong way and suddenly the Jags are back in this one!

72’Penalty Thistle

Callum Wilson is fouled in the box and the referee points to the spot.

71’Thistle substitution: Aidan Fitzpatrick replaces Connor Higgins
 
70’Rangers U20 corner
 
69’Rangers U20 corner

Dallas skips past Kelly quickly before drilling a low ball across the box which is knocked behind

 
68’

Dallas flicks it forward to Stephen Kelly. John Kelly tries to clear rebounding the ball off the attacker but fortunately into the goalkeepers hands

 
67’

Wilson and Higgins collide heads needing medical assistance. Both look to be ok to continue after a bit of medical attention

 
66’

Stevenson dives at the feet of Dallas after the ball is flicked through to the attacker. Bravery shown by the goalkeeper with the Gers player clean through on goal and looking to round the Jags number one

64’Goal Rangers U20! Andrew Dallas
Rangers U20 2 - Thistle 0

A low pass from deep makes its way through a collection of bodies. It finds Andrew Dallas who controls well before finding the goal at the near post.

 
64’Rangers U20 corner

Granger blocks Atakayi's cross.

 
59’

Andrew McCarthy attempts a half-volley from 40 yards. It's dipping and moving but is safely caught by Kieran Wright in the hosts' goal.

 
58’Thistle corner

Mayo sticks the ball out of play under McLaughlin's pressure.

 
56’

Kelly's low shot from outside the box is deflected and then collected by Stevenson.

54’Rangers U20 Booking - Jamie Barjonas
51’Thistle Booking - Andrew McCarthy
48’Goal Rangers U20! Zak Rudden
Rangers U20 1 - Thistle 0

A Harry Granger slip leads to a rushed Jags clearance. The ball then comes straight back and Rudden finds himself in on goal. The number nine proceeds to slot it home past Stevenson.

 
45’Kick-Off (2nd half)
 
45’Half-Time
 
42’

A good Connor Higgins run down the Thistle left is halted by a defender's challenge. Connor goes down in the area under said challenge but the referee is unmoved, seeing it as a fair show of strength.

 
40’

Thistle 'keeper, Jamie Stevenson's clearing punt is blocked by Atakayi. Luckily it loops well over the goal, not close to finding the unguarded net.

 
35’

Mark Lamont hits a free-kick from 30 yards. Unfortunately for the number six, it flies high into the stands.

32’Rangers U20 Booking - Serge Atakayi

Atakayi is booked for simulation on the Rangers right flank.

 
29’

A dangerous Rangers through ball is swept up by Jamie Stevenson, Manuel Neuer style.

 
21’

An extremely lucky break of the ball takes the ball into the path of Serge Atakayi. He hits it first time from outside the box but finds only the goalkeeper's hands with his attempt.

 
17’Thistle corner

Wilson's shot is deflected wide after some brilliant wing play by James Stokes.

 
14’

Lamont shoots from range but it deflects off Higgins and goes behind.

 
13’

Cross from the right well saved by Stevenson at the near post.

 
10’

Neil McLaughlin has the ball in the net with a lovely finish but he was called offside by the linesman.

 
08’Rangers U20 corner

The Gers play it short and in the end Kelly has a shot across goal. It heads towards the back post but Jason Krones clears it away.

 
07’

Lamont re-wins possession in the midfield and feeds McLaughlin in the box. He wriggles away from two tackles before shooting straight at the Gers 'keeper.

 
04’

A floated free kick from the right finds Mayo but the number six heads straight at Stevenson.

04’Thistle Booking - John Kelly
 
00’Kick-Off
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