13/03/2018 15:00, Report by Cliff Butler
Under-18 Premier League | Sir Jack Hayward Training Ground | Scorer: Greenwood (90+2, 90+4)
Two goals in added time from Mason Greenwood saw Manchester United beat Wolves in a keenly-fought contest to stretch our lead our lead at the summit of the Premier League Under-18 North table.
The game looked be heading for a stalemate until really late pressure saw United pull it out of the fire in the nick of time.
Kieran McKenna made six changes to the starting line-up that scorched to a 6-1 win over West Bromwich Albion at the Aon Training Complex on Saturday morning. That convincing victory over the Baggies put our Under-18s four points ahead of second-placed Liverpool in the league table with the Merseysiders having one game in hand.
The Reds’ recent form has been exceptional and McKenna’s men were certainly hoping to maintain that level of performance at The Jack Hayward Training Centre, Wolves’ well-appointed facility just a couple of miles from the club’s famous Molineux Stadium.
Both teams made a lively start to the game, but there was very little in way of goalmouth excitement during the first 15 minutes. Wolves looked to have made an opening for themselves when striker Astin Samuels broke free with United’s goal in his sights, but rapid reactions from Matej Kovar saw the young keeper sprint from his goal to clear the danger.
Kovar was in action…