17-Year-Old Luke Matheson Sets Up 40-Year-Old Aaron Wilbraham For Rochdale Equaliser
17-year-old Luke Matheson brilliantly set up 40-year-old Aaron Wilbraham as Rochdale earned a replay with Newcastle United.
The League One club leveled in the 79th minute thanks to superb goal which saw Matheson assist Wilbraham.
The Rochdale teenager galloped down the wing and crossed the ball into the box to Wilbraham who poked home from close range to make it 1-1.
Aaron Wilbraham levels it!
17-year-old Luke Matheson sets up the 40-year-old to equalise against Newcastle United :punch:
Scenes at Spotland :raised_hands: pic.twitter.com/k0rikB7riR
- Football on BT Sport (@btsportfootball) January 4, 2020
Matheson shot to fame earlier in the season after scoring against Manchester United at Old Trafford earlier in the season after collecting his GCSE results.
His showing on Saturday got fans talking online.
That kid Matheson for Rochdale is a baller. Scored against United at OT and playing like a boss today..Ole,get him signed #MUFC
- Gareth Singh (@gareth_singh) January 4, 2020
Luke Matheson looks a right talent!
- Ray Magini (@Bayfield2795) January 4, 2020
17 yo sub Luke Matheson sets up 40yo sub Aaron Wilbraham for the leveller.
- Mark Staniforth (@markstani1) January 4, 2020
Bloody hell. Gorgeous run that from Matheson! What a player #FACup
- Lottie (@LDavis_x) January 4, 2020
Miguel Almiron had given the visitors an early lead, but the two clubs will lock horns again for a spot in the FA Cup fourth round.