Bristol Rovers vs West Ham U21 2017- Martinez brace seals Checkatrade Trophy progress

Toni Martinez’s brace sealed West Ham’s passage into the knockout rounds of the Checkatrade Trophy as they came from behind to beat Bristol Rovers 3-1 last night.

The Spaniard, who had scored a hat trick against Manchester United in a Premier League 2 fixture in October, netted on either side of Martin Samuelsen’s 51st minute effort after Tom Nichols had put the home side ahead almost immediately after kick off.

The young Hammers had beaten Swindon Town 3-2 back in August, with the Robins now set to take on Rovers in a winnner-takes all clash next week. [Read more…]