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Under-18 side beaten by Boro

Clayton-Phillips and Morton on target in defeat

ALBION's under-18 side suffered a narrow 3-2 defeat to Middlesbrough in a thrilling encounter at the Baggies' Training Ground on Tuesday.

Jamie Smith's side raced into a two-goal lead within the first six minutes with Nick Clayton-Phillips and Callum Morton both driving low shots past Boro keeper Zak Hemming.

But the away side were level before the break as Jay Wilson and Liam Cooke hit back.

Then Brandon Holdsworth wrapped up the victory for Boro in the 54th minute.

ALBION: Pyzbek, Meredith, McCourt (Hutton 72), Wilding, Piggott, Healy, Clayton-Phillips (Soule 83), Chambers, Morton, Azaz (Rogers 84), Soleman.

Subs: Biddle, Holsgrove.