Watch highlights from City U23s’ impressive win at Plymouth in EFL Trophy

Matthew Dennis scored the winner for Norwich City U23s at Plymouth Picture: Ian Burt

Matthew Dennis scored the winner for Norwich City U23s at Plymouth Picture: Ian Burt - Credit: Archant

Norwich City Under-23s made an excellent start to their EFL Trophy campaign - and now you can watch highlights of that 3-2 victory over Plymouth Argyle.

The young Canaries beat a Plymouth squad featuring a mix of senior and young first team players in the group opener, with midfielder William Hondermarck opening the scoring from 30 yards after a defensive error from the hosts.

Argyle equalised with a penalty before the break but striker Tyrese Omotye equalised for the City U23s in the 54th minute, after rounding the keeper.

Again the League One side equalised, with a close-range header, but summer signing Matthew Dennis managed to turn in a Josh Girugi cross from the right with a back-heeled finish in the 67th minute.

Cheltenham won 1-0 at Newport County in the other game in Southern Group F, with away games against those League Two sides scheduled to follow in October and November.

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Hondermarck, keeper Jon McCracken, Irish centre-back Andrew Omobamidele and Scottish midfielder Reece McAlear were all with the Norwich first team at the weekend, getting their first experience of being a substitute as Daniel Farke’s under-strength City team lost 3-1 at Luton Town in the first round of the League Cup.

CITY U23S: Jon McCracken (C); Ethen Vaughan (Eddie Jackson 71), Andrew Omobamidele, Jonathan Tomkinson, Rob Nizet; Reece McAlear, Zach Dronfield; Josh Giurgi, William Hondermarck, Matthew Dennis (Tony Springett 82); Tyrese Omotoye. Unused subs: Sam Blair (GK), Jonathan Rowe, Jaden Warner, Tom Dickson-Peters

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- You can watch highlights from the game above

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