EFL Trophy round-up: Manchester United and Chelsea U21s win on penalties

In their EFL Trophy clash on Tuesday night, the Manchester United U21s sealed a penalty shootout win over Rochdale.

United’s youngsters went on to win 5-4 on spot-kicks after a goalless draw, with Harrison Hopper missing the critical death penalty in sudden death.

Chelsea U21s have won after a 1-1 draw at Walsall on penalties. Early in the second half, Wes McDonald gave Walsall the lead before Dynel Simeu levelled for the Blues, who went on to win 5-3 in the shootout.

Elsewhere, at Tranmere, there was a loss to Liverpool U21s, with Rovers winning 3-2, and Crewe winning 1-0 over Newcastle U21s.

At Colchester, West Ham U21s grabbed a 1-0 victory, while Manchester City U21s thumped Scunthorpe 4-0 away.

James Wilson, meanwhile, scored as Salford defeated Morecambe 2-0.

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