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Brighton & Hove Albion U18s 7-0 Leyton Orient U18s

Brighton & Hove Albion’s U18s made it eight league wins from nine games on Saturday, with a stunning 7-0 win over Leyton Orient at the Falmer Sports Complex.

Chris Cumming-Bart hit a hat-trick while Shamir Goodwin, Glen Rea, Calum Sherriff and an O’s own-goal completed the goal tally.

The Seagulls went ahead inside 5 minutes – Cumming-Bart converting from the spot after right-back Jack MacFarlane had gone down after a clumsy challenege in the box.

Goodwin, Bradley Barry and Doug Tuck the all hit the woodwork as Albion seeked to kill off the visitors with a second goal and that duly arrived on 20 minutes via Goodwin who finished off a fine counter attacking move.

Then Tuck delivered a deep corner to the back post and Rea – on his return from suspension – headed the ball past the O’s ‘keeper, before Albion made it four when, under pressure from Goodwin, an O’s defender guided a lofted Tuck ball past his own goalkeeper.

At 4-0 the 0’s looked dead and buried and it got worse after the interval. As the O’s tried playing their way out of trouble Cumming-Bart won possession before driving through on goal and slotting the ball into the bottom corner.

Albion then made it six when Tuck’s curled a free-kick came back off a post to be dispatched by Sherriff.

Cumming-Bart completed the scoring and his hat-trick when fired home his second penalty of the game after Ben Gray was brought down in the O’s box. The result is a boost to Albion ahead of their FA Youth Cup third round clash with Aston Villa at the Amex on 13 December. Villa were semi-finalists in the competition last year and Albion’s Director of Football Martin Hinshelwood insists that his team have a great chance to prove themselves when they take on Premier League side.

“It’s a good tie to play. They are not just a Premier League club but they have produced a lot of first team and England players in the past,” he told the clubs website.

“It’s nice for the boys to perform against a quality side in a first-class stadium.”

“They might be a bit nervous but it’s a great opportunity and I’m pleased that the club and the gaffer have cleared us to play at the Amex.”

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