Under-21 Canaries beaten in opening match of league campaign.
CITY’s Under-21s were beaten 3-0 away to Manchester United in their opening game of their 2014-15 Barclay’s Under-21s Premier League campaign.
Tom Lawrence and Patrick McNair put United two-nil up at the break before Josh Harrop added a third in the second half to complete a convincing win for the home side.
The match, played at the Leigh Sports Village complex in front of a crowd of 1,662, was the first for the Canaries under the leadership of new Under-21s boss Dale Brooks.
City’s Under-21s are next set to travel to Chelsea in the league on Sunday August 24th with the match taking place at the Recreation Ground in Aldershot, Hampshire.
FULL-TIME: Manchester United 2-0 Norwich City
GOALS: Red Devils: Tom Lawrence, Patrick McNair, Josh Harrap
MANCHESTER UNITED XI: J.Pereira; McNair, Thorpe, Varela; Janko, Rothwell, Pearson, Harrop, Goss; A.Pereira, Lawrence.
NORWICH CITY: Killip; Efete, McFadden, Gafaiti, Toffolo (King); Jacob Murphy, Hall-Johnson, McGeehan, Kelly, Awuah (N. Fox) ; Simpson (Cousins)