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Derby County 0 Burnley Dev Squad 5

6 March 2017

New signing Harry Limb scored twice as Michael Jolley's U23 Development Side completed a good week with a 5-0 win over Derby County.

The Clarets followed up their 5-3 win over against Sunderland in the Premier League Cup by again going nap at the Rams' training ground.

Limb (above) celebrated his signing from non-league side Wisbech Town with a double, while Jamie Thomas also grabbed a brace and a trialist completed the scoring.

A young Derby side started off well, moving the ball nicely with some neat play which nearly resulted an early goal as Giann Magno linked up with striker Adam Davie, who forced a shot just wide.

Burnley began to find their feet and came close to opening the scoring when Thomas rifled an effort inches wide of Matt Yates' goal.

However, the Clarets did take the lead just before the break when youngster Tristan Jumeau played a wonderful through-ball for Thomas, who picked up the ball outside the area before slotting home past Yates.

Jolley's side came out into the second half wanting more and got it just two minutes in as Thomas broke through on goal, with the Welshman making no mistake as he dinked the ball over a stranded Yates to hand Burnley a two-goal lead.


Jamie Thomas netted twice


Just after the hour mark Freddy Yao was introduced to the game, replacing Robbie Leitch who minutes before had rattled the post from close range.

Yao went into an unusual right wing role but the former Stoke City youngster filled it well, playing in a nice cross in for the trialist to drill in a shot from just inside the box to make it 3-0.

The Clarets were dominating and got their fourth of the afternoon when Limb found time and space just outside the box before firing in to the bottom corner with 10 minutes to go.

And eight minutes later the new man got his second as Jumeau worked terrifically out wide before finding Limb in the area, who tapped in from the six-yard box to seal a convincing victory.

Burnley: Aghayere, Birch, Flowers, Olomewewe (Fenton 70, Koiki, Jumeau, Dunne, Trialist, Leitch (Yao 65), Limb, Thomas. Sub not used: Wusiewicz.


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