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Checkatrade Trophy round-up: Chelsea U21s win, Cheltenham Town ease past Arsenal U21s

There were also wins for Cheltenham Town, Oldham and Manchester City U21s

 during the FA Youth Cup Final, second leg match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Emirates Stadium on April 30, 2018 in London, England.
Image: Charlie Brown opened the scoring in Chelsea U21s' win at Plymouth

Chelsea U21s dispatched Plymouth 5-0 in the Checkatrade Trophy to move top of Southern Group C.

Charlie Brown opened the scoring in the 21st minute before a Yann Songo'o own goal doubled the visitors' advantage.

Martell Taylor-Crossdale, Tino Anjorin and Daishawn Redan all got on the scoresheet in the second half as the Blues youngsters dumped Plymouth out of the competition.

Two goals in three minutes from Jacob Maddox helped Cheltenham Town beat Arsenal U21s 6-2 at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium.

Chris Clements, Will Boyle, Kelsey Mooney and Ryan Broom all scored as Cheltenham moved up to second in Southern Group E.

Tyreece John-Jules and Charlie Gilmour scored consolations for the Gunners, who had Robbie Burton sent off in the seventh minute.

Meanwhile, Oldham came from two goals down to beat Everton U21s 3-2 at Boundary Park.

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Nathangelo Markelo and Shayne Lavery gave the visitors a two-goal lead but Oldham fought back through goals Peter Clarke, Ishmael Miller and Jonathan Benteke to remain top of Northern Group F.

Finally, Tranmere Rovers were eliminated from the competition as they lost 1-0 to Manchester City U21s.

Rabbi Matondo scored the only goal of the game as City's youngsters maintained their unbeaten record in Northern Group D.

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