Arsenal youngster Ozyakup stuns England but Garbutt Leeds fightback

06 May 2009 03:38
European U17 Championship: England 1-1 HollandHours after his Champions League demise, Arsene Wenger will havebeen pleased to hear how one of his Arsenal starlets scored the first goal ofthe Under 17 European Championships but, to the dismay of England, hewas wearing the orange of Holland.

Dutch captain OguzhanOzyakup struck in the fourth minute against an England team featuringthree of his Arsenal club-mates but John Peacock's teenagers showed thespirit to fight back and deserved the late equaliser scored by LukeGarbutt.

Leeds full-back Garbutt, who is only 15, charged forwarddown the left, where he found himself unmarked with time to send asweet left-footer fizzing across the turf into the far corner.

Goalscorers: Luke Garbutt (left), who bagged England's equaliser, holds off Holland scorer Oguzhan Oezyakup during the UEFA U17 European Championships in Germany

'I got it out of my feet and just thought: "Hit the target",' saidGarbutt. 'Luckily it went in. The joy was unbelievable and quitesurreal really. All the lads are buzzing. Obviously I was pleased withthe gaffer saying I was starting. That was my first objective. To scorewas an added bonus.'

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Source: Daily_Mail

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