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24 August 2014

Becchio scores as U21s are defeated by Blues

LUCIANO Becchio netted for the Canaries Under-21s as they fell to a 3-1 defeat to Chelsea at the Electrical Services Stadium.

The striker, playing as one of three senior outfield players that are allowed in the Development Squad, headed home Reece Hall-Johnson's cross five minutes after half-time.

First-half goals from Jeremie Boga and Dominic Solanke had given the Blues a two-goal advantage going into the break.

The points were sealed for the hosts after a Cameron King own goal midway through the second period, although Dale Brooks' Canaries will have been encouraged with aspects of their performance.

They will now prepare for their next fixture, a trip to Manchester City on Friday September 12.

FULL-TIME: Chelsea 3-1 Norwich City

NORWICH CITY: Killip; Efete, Fox (Ramsay 64), Toffolo, Awuah; Grant; Jacob Murphy, McGeehan (c), King (Kelly 63), Hall-Johnson (Couzens 76); Becchio. Subs not used: Beauchamp (GK), Simpson.

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