John Guidetti continued his comeback by playing an influential, goalscoring role in City Elite Development Squad’s rousing 4-1 win over Middlesbrough.
Goals from George Glendon, Sinan Bytyqi, Guidetti and Jordy Hiwula enabled Patrick Vieira’s men to kick off their festive calendar with a much-needed three points to illuminate a biting, soggy night at Hyde’s Ewen Fields.
City came into this game having played three fewer games than many teams in the Barclays u21 Premier League, so were looking to climb up from their somewhat misleading position of 19th place in the table.
A win would take the Blues up to 16th and put three points between themselves and the visitors, Stewart Parnaby’s Middlesbrough.Read full match report
Barclays U21 Premier League
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