Inman and Duke on the mark but Alex XI suffer defeat.
A second string Crewe Alexandra side went down to a 4-2 defeat against their Burnley counterparts this afternoon. Things had looked to be going well for a strong Alex side that twice went ahead, but the Alex conceded two late goals to eventually suffer a defeat Reaseheath.
Brad Inman gave the Alex an early lead with a break from the midfield, but the Alex were pegged back and went in to the break level at 1-1. Nathan Ellington followed up his brace in the 4-1 U21 win at Coventry on Friday night with a penalty early in the second half, but once again Burnley levelled.
Late-on Burnley struck with two quick goals to secure an impressive win against a strong Crewe side that featured the likes of Ajay Leitch-Smith, Steve Phillips, Mark Ellis, Adam Dugdale, Gregor Robertson and Lee Molyneux.