McBurnie Double As Swans Under-21s Beat Stoke
Monday, 24th Aug 2015 21:35 by Planet Swans (follow us on Twitter @swansnews)
The summer signing of Oliver McBurnie is looking like one of the shrewdest pieces of business that we have done this summer after he scored twice to give the Swans Under-21s another win this time at home to their Stoke counterparts.
McBurnie followed up his goal last week with a double - one in each half - to give the Swans a second win in a week and lift themselves further up the early league table.
He was on hand to turn home a Josh Sheehan corner after just 11 minutes and his second one came after he picked up a Daniel James pass and turned his man before firing home.
He would have had a hat-trick had it not been for some good goalkeeping from the Stoke point of view with Josh Sheehan also coming close as the Swans threatened a more convincing win.
The result lifted the Swans to 5th place in the table and inflicted Stoke's first defeat of the season.
SWANS U21s: Josh Vickers, Liam Shephard (Daniel Alfei, 58), Joe Rodon, Stephen Kingsley, Raheem Hanley, Jay Fulton, Josh Sheehan (capt), Ryan Hedges, Daniel James, Henry Jones, Oliver McBurnie
SUBS: Lewis Thomas, Alex Gogic, Daniel Alfei, Adnan Maric, Alex Samuel
STOKE U21s: Dale Eve, Johnville Pringle, Bobby Moseley (capt), Eddy Lecygne, Liam Edwards, Ryan O'reilly, Serio Molina, Mark Waddington, Dominic Telford, Ollie Shenton, Joel Taylor (George Waring, 58)
SUBS: Daniel Gyolli, George Waring, Lewis Banks, Ollie Roberts
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