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Scunthorpe Utd 3 City U21s 1

Posted: Sat 02 Aug 2014
Author: Leicester City

Ryan Watson

Image by: Plumb Images

City’s Under-21 Development Squad suffered their first defeat of pre-season on Saturday afternoon against an experienced Scunthorpe United side at Glanford Park.

Steve Beaglehole’s team contributed considerably to an entertaining first half against the League 1 outfit, with Tom Hopper, Michael Cain and Jack Barmby all going close.

The young Foxes were rewarded shortly after the break when a coolly dispatched Jacob Blyth penalty put them in front, but their hosts responded strongly to take the initiative.

Miguel Llera drew the Iron level on the hour-mark, before Lyle Taylor put them in front just five minutes later.

Sean McAllister rounded off the scoring with 13 minutes to go to give Russ Wilcox’s side a morale-boosting win just a week before the start of their Sky Bet League 1 campaign.

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