Norwich City Under-18s 0, Newcastle United Under-18s 6

A below-strength Norwich City Under-18 team were thrashed 6-0 at home by Newcastle on Tuesday.

Liam Smith and Callum Roberts both netted hat-tricks for the visitors as their experience told against younger opponents..

The Norwich team was made up largely of under-16s, with City's regulars being rested ahead of the second leg of their FA Youth Cup Final against Chelsea next Monday night, when they will be defending a 1-0 lead.

• Norwich City Under-18s: Reading (Oxborough 55); Efete, Fox, Fletcher, Black (Scales 45); Grant; Hawkins, Heath (c); Couzens, Simpson, Sweeney (Standley 66). Subs not used: Cantwell, Walters.


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