Nottingham Forest Under 18s secured their third successive victory thanks to a 5-2 win at Colchester United on Saturday afternoon.
A brace from Will Swan added to strikes from Joel Owusu, Alex Mighten and Finley Back as The Reds moved up to second in the Professional Development League, just a point behind the early pacesetters Sheffield Wednesday.
Gareth Holmes's side are back in action on Saturday (8th September) when they entertain Bristol City at the Forest Academy (kick-off 12pm).
Forest: Soloha, Back, Spooner, Dekel-Daks, Harbottle (Bello 81'), Mutoti, Owusu (Nyirenda 53'), Asare, Andrew, Swan (Mellors 68'), Mighten
Goals: Owusu 15', Mighten 18', Swan 58', 65', Back 75'