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Under-18s suffer 2-1 defeat at Villa

Evan Pierce on target

ALBION’s Under-18 side were narrowly beaten 2-1 by local rivals Villa at Bodymoor Heath on Saturday morning in the Barclays U18 Premier League.

The hosts scored twice early on in the second-half through Callum O’Hare and Oscar Borg, giving them a comfortable lead heading into the closing stages.

Evan Pierce’s looping header reduced the arrears but Villa held on to claim all three points.

ALBION: House, Artymatas, O’Shea, Wilding (Harper 70), Meredith (Morrison 60), Dool, Holsgrove (Walker 85), Melbourne, Piggott, Forss, Pierce.

Unused sub: Pryzbek.