City EDS overcame torrid conditions, a missed penalty and a red card to secure an 11th successive win against all the odds at the expense of Stoke City.
Both sides missed from the penalty spot in either half of the match and City were reduced to ten men when Greg Leigh was shown a straight red card with 20 minutes to play.
However, Devante Cole continued his hot scoring streak to notch the night’s only goal just five minutes after the sending off to propel City up to second in the Barclays u21 Premier League.
This Friday night clash marked the second meeting between the Blues and Stoke after they were paired in November’s Barclays Premier League Cup tie.Read full match report
Barclays U21 Premier League
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