Lee hat-trick guns down Sunderland U18s

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West Ham’s Elliott Lee scored a hat-trick to steal a 3-2 win against Sunderland after the home side had come back well to level in the FA Premier Academy League today.

It was an entertaining game, but Sunderland only had themselves to blame for not making their greater possession count, with Lee – son of ex-Newcastle and West Ham star Robert Lee – stealing the show.

James Brace and Anthony Callaghan, with a brilliant free-kick, hauled Kevin Ball’s side level from 2-0 down, but Lee quickly added a killer third.

* Full report in tonight’s Football Echo