Everton came out on top in Saturday’s Merseyside derby with Liverpool, leapfrogging the Reds in the U18 Premier League North.
The Young Toffees are now second in the table, just one point off leaders Manchester United with a game in hand.
Northern Division: Everton 3-2 Liverpool, Finch Farm
A Liam Millar own goal gave Everton the lead, before Tom Scully and Manasse Mampala made it 3-0. Glenn McAuley pulled a goal back for Liverpool before half-time, but it proved to be scant consolation.
Manchester City missed their chances to go level with the two Merseyside clubs in the top-three, suffering a 4-1 home defeat to West Bromwich Albion.
Aram Soleman opened the scoring for the visitors, before a Finn Azaz brace and Callum Morton penalty put the Sky Blues to the sword.
Southern Division: Chelsea 5-1 Swansea City, Cobham Training Centre
Chelsea stayed six points clear of Arsenal in the U18 Premier League South after thrashing Swansea City 5-1.
Charlie Brown opened the scoring, before goals from Conor Gallagher, Tariq Uwakwe, Marc Guehi put the Blues 4-0 up. Brandon Cooper pulled a goal back for Swansea, before Marcel Lewis made it 5-1 late on.
Results from Gameweek 15:
Friday, February 9
- Chelsea 5-1 Swansea City
Saturday, February 10
- Stoke City 6-3 Sunderland
- Southampton 2-0 Norwich City
- Reading 2-6 Arsenal
- Man City 1-4 West Bromwich Albion
- Everton 3-1 Liverpool
- Brighton & Hove Albion 1-1 Fulham
- West Ham United 2-1 Leicester City
- Derby County 3-2 Blackburn Rovers
- Newcastle United 2-1 Manchester United