Both Norwich City's Under-23s and Under-18s fell to pre-season defeats against their counterparts from Colchester United at Florence Park on Tuesday afternoon.
David Wright's Under-23s suffered a 3-1 defeat, despite taking the lead just after half-time.
City had some bright passages of play in the first-half and took the lead when half-time substitute Gassan Ahadme scored after good work from William Hondermarck.
However, Colchester responded and netted three times to take the win.
Under-23s starting XI: Mair; Scully, Lomas, Famewo, Nizet; Fitzpatrick, Milovanovic, Payne, Hondermarck; Adshead, Thorvaldsson
46' - Jones for Famewo
46' - Mehmeti for Fitzpatrick
46' - Ahadme for Adshead
It was a similar story for the Under-18s who fell to a narrow defeat, with Tom Dickson-Peters scoring City's goal from the penalty spot.
The squad featured four Under-16 players and they came up against a much more experienced Colchester outfit, but nonetheless it was an important experience for Paul Williams' youngsters.
Under-18s starting XI: Blair; Warner, Brown, Shipley, Stewart; Springett, Jackson, Khumbeni, Rowe; Dickson-Peters, Omotoye
Kamara, Shakpoke, Okeowo, Alidor-Hamilton