Elton Monteiro scored an 88th-minute equaliser to earn the Under-18s a 2-2 draw with Cardiff on Saturday morning.

Jesse Darko opened the scoring on 22 minutes and only Sean McDermott’s penalty save stopped the hosts taking a 2-0 lead before the break.

Arsenal Yth

1
McDermott
2
Hayden
3
Campbell 46
4
Wynter
5
Monteiro Goal!
6
Fagan
7
Monakana
8
Ansah
9
Neita 55
10
Webb
11
Jeffrey

Substitutes

12
Glasgow
13
Charles-Cook
14
Roberts 55
15
Bihmoutine 46

Cardiff City

1
David Ricahrds
2
Luke Jones
3
Adedeji Oshilala
4
Mamadou Diallo
5
Adam Davies
6
Josh Powell
7
Jordan Jackson
8
Joe Ralls
9
Jesse Darko Goal!
10
Theo Wharton
11
Yannis Drais

Substitutes

12
Kevin Saint-Luce Goal!
13
Liam Matthews
14
Tom O'Sullivan
15
Jordan Carter
16
Declan John

Philip Roberts levelled things with his first goal of the season after 68 minutes but Cardiff looked to have snatched the three points when Kevin Saint-Luce netted with just four minutes remaining.

But young defender Monteiro ensured a share of the spoils in Wales.

Arsenal Yth

1
McDermott
2
Hayden
3
Campbell 46
4
Wynter
5
Monteiro Goal!
6
Fagan
7
Monakana
8
Ansah
9
Neita 55
10
Webb
11
Jeffrey

Substitutes

12
Glasgow
13
Charles-Cook
14
Roberts 55
15
Bihmoutine 46

Cardiff City

1
David Ricahrds
2
Luke Jones
3
Adedeji Oshilala
4
Mamadou Diallo
5
Adam Davies
6
Josh Powell
7
Jordan Jackson
8
Joe Ralls
9
Jesse Darko Goal!
10
Theo Wharton
11
Yannis Drais

Substitutes

12
Kevin Saint-Luce Goal!
13
Liam Matthews
14
Tom O'Sullivan
15
Jordan Carter
16
Declan John
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