Ipswich Town’s Under-21s lose to Brentford

Aaron Mclean closes down Brentford defender Will Ekong

Aaron Mclean closes down Brentford defender Will Ekong - Credit: James Ager

Aaron Mclean and trialist Ade Yusuff scored, but to no avail, as the Blues’ under-21s team went down 3-2 to Brentford, at Playford Road, today.

Featuring Tyrone Mings, Reece Brown, Josh Carson and Jay Emmanuel-Thomas, as well as Arran Lee-Barrett in goal, Town went behind eight minutes before the break through a Matthew Clarke own goal.

However, the Blues, for whom Byron Lawrence also played 82 minutes, were not behind for long and Mclean set up Yusuff, who is a full-time student at Kettering-based Tresham Academy.

Jack Utteridge then gave the Bees the lead just before the break, before Lee Norris gave the Londoners a two-goal cushion with 20 minutes to go.

Mclean, who featured for Town’s first team as a substitute, in Saturday’s draw at Peterborough, pulled a goal back for the Blues but Brentford held on.


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BLUES: Crowe, Brown, Mings, Thorsteinsson, Nkunga, Clarke (Hammond 46), Emmanuel-Thomas, Carson, Mclean, Lawrence (Leddy 82), Yusuff (Galvin 89). Unused: Berkane

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