Barclays U21 Premier League
AJ Bell Stadium
Monday 28 October, 7pm

(Arthurworrey og 59, M.Keane 87)

(Dembele 36, Tankovic 56)

28/10/2013 20:45, Report by Adam Marshall
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U21: United 2 Fulham 2

inviting target before Fletcher's final contribution was an exquisite ball over the top to Will Keane, who could not connect properly on the volley.

Back came Fulham with Dembele forcing a stop out of Johnstone and then heading a great chance off target before the keeper's hands were warmed by Ronny Minkwitz's ambitious attempt. 17-year-old Dembele almost wrapped up the points when flashing a powerful drive inches wide. United rallied and Joe Rothwell's shot was blocked by Joronen after a run by fellow substitute Saidy Janko.

Seconds later, Rothwell drove forward to pick out Michael Keane on the edge of the box and the centre-back unleashed a ferocious drive that flew into the top corner of Joronen's net to make it 2-2. It was a strike certainly worthy of at least a point in front of the watching David Beckham but the Cottagers remain unbeaten after an impressive performance.

United: Johnstone; Varela, Thorpe, M.Keane, Blackett; Cole, Ekangamene (Janko 68), D.Fletcher (Rothwell 67), James, Lawrence; W.Keane. Subs not used: J.Pereira, Pearson, Barmby.

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