Despite goals from Jovan Malcolm and Tom Fellows, Albion Under-18s were beaten 4-2 by Derby County at the training ground on Saturday.
Tyree Wilson fired the visitors into an early lead, which Archie Brown doubled just after the half-hour mark to give the Rams a two-goal advantage at the break.
Shortly after the interval Malcolm pulled one back for the Baggies, but five minutes later Wilson grabbed his second of the game for Derby.
Osazee Aghatise secured all three points for the visitors in the 73rd minute when he made the scoreline 4-1 and despite a late consolation goal by Fellows, the Rams held on for the victory.
ALBION: Emery; S Williams, Taylor, Hill, Ashworth; Gardner-Hickman (Fellows 51) Smith (Thorndike 46), Iroegbunam (Teixeira 83), Wakeling; Gilbert; Malcolm.
Substitutes: Boruc, H Williams.