Posh youths put in a battling performance against Stoke

Matty Stevens scored twice for Posh.
Matty Stevens scored twice for Posh.
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A youthful Posh side were beaten 3-2 by the Stoke City Under 23 team in a Premier League Cup tie at Leek Town last night (October 15).

It was a pleasing performance for Posh with Oliver Shackleton showing up well in attack and keeper Will Blackmore pulling off several fine saves.

And striker Matty Stevens also boosted his confidence with a two-goal haul for the visitors.

Tyrese Campbell, son of former Arsenal and Everton striker Kevin Campbell, scored a hat-trick for Stoke.

Posh and Stoke are in a four-team group completed by Charlton Athletic and Sunderland.