Nottingham Forest Under 18s made it five straight league wins with a 3-2 victory at Crewe Alexandra on Tuesday.
Kyle McClean, Kieran Hayes and Virgil Gomis were on the scoresheet in Cheshire as Jack Lester’s side also extended their unbeaten league run to ten matches, a sequence which dates back to October.
The result now leaves the Reds with 50 points from 22 games in Professional Development League Two North and sees them 13 points clear of nearest challengers Birmingham City.
Forest are next in action when they travel to Bolton Wanderers on Saturday (20 February, kick-off 12pm).
Forest: J.Wright, Re, Gamblen, Jemson, Willetts, Taylor (Smith 75’), Adams, Edser, Brereton, Hayes, McClean (Gomis 60’)