Chelsea youth 2 - Arsenal youth 1

By Paul Lagan
Last updated : 20 January 2011

Two goals from striker Milan Lalkovic turned the tide of this FA Youth Cup 4th round tie and puts the holders on course to defend their crown.

Arsenal took a two-minute leads when the hapless Billy Clifford headed in to his own goal from a corner.

The Blues were caught cold but rallied and Arsenal goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez made a string of excellent saves, notably from Slovakian Lalkovic.

The 18-year-old frontman levelled four minutes into the second half zipping through the visitors' defence and tucking home a smart finish.

It sent the 7,000 crowd into delirium.

It was an end-to-end game with both goalkeepers called into action.

With extra-time looming however, up popped Lalkovic and in very much Michael Owen, circa 1998-style he scored the winner.

He arrowed home a fine left footer from six yards out after first turning right and then left to confuse the Arsenal rearguard.

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