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The West Ham United academy graduate now has 12 goals in his last 10 games for the Hammers Under-23s.
A number of West Ham United fans have been commenting on Twitter about their Under-23s Premier League International Cup clash yesterday, and Hammers academy ace Anthony Scully received plenty of praise.
Dmitri Halajko’s charges began brightly against Wolfsburg II at the Rush Green Stadium, taking an early lead when Joe Powell’s free kick went through a crowd of bodies and found the far corner of the opposition net after just 13 minutes.
West Ham’s opponents struck back and took the lead through Julian Justvan and Jesaja Herrmann, but Scully edged West Ham level again on the stoke of half time as a clever set piece between Powell and his teammate culminated in a powerful volley to make it 2-2.
Ultimately it wasn’t to be for the young Hammers as, late on in the game, Julian Justvan controlled a cross and drilled a finish inside the far post for a final score of 3-2, but there was nonetheless a fair bit of positive reaction regarding Scully’s display.
Here are some of the social media comments about the 20-year-old, who now has 12 goals in his last 10 games for the U23s (Soccerway):
Um, when’s Scully gonna get a shot in the first team? He’s a beast.
Get Scully in the first team
Anthony Scully has now scored 12 goals in his last 10 games for the U23’s
Potential loan move for him? Would be a shame for another prospect to not have a chance
He is on
Same with Martinez and Xande Silva who never got a chance, pellegrini ain’t got no faith in the youngsters
Last night’s game also saw Winston Reid make his long-awaited comeback after 19 months out injured.
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