Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Keane Bags FIVE as Lethal Reds Go on a Scoring Spree ; UTD U-21s ...................7 NORWICH U-21s ........0

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Keane Bags FIVE as Lethal Reds Go on a Scoring Spree ; UTD U-21s ...................7 NORWICH U-21s ........0

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A STRONG United side ran out 7-0 winners in their Barclay's Under- 21 Premier League match against Norwich City at Old Trafford as Will Keane scored FIVE en route to victory.

Fans were given free entry as Warren Joyce's young guns served up 90 minutes of free-flowing football with a team containing Memphis Depay, Adnan Januzaj and the returning Phil Jones.

Keane scored twice in the first half to give United a 2-0 lead at the break.

His first came from a Januzaj corner that found Andreas Pereira at the back post. His cutback was controlled beautifully by Keane before he blasted the ball into the back of the net.

His second came from excellent wing play by Memphis, who jinked his way towards goal before playing it to an unmarked Keane who tapped home at the back post.

And he completed his hat-trick, his second of the campaign, a minute into the second half, tapping home at the back post after Memphis had won the ball high up the pitch and squared it to him. …

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