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Youth highlights: Baluta strikes from long range

1 Oct 2020
Tudor Baluta, Brighton

Catch the best goals from the weekend's Premier League 2 matches, including the Brighton player's quick thinking from distance

Each week, we will bring you the best of the action from Premier League's Professional Development Phase, such as Premier League 2 and the Under-18 Premier League, showcasing the talents who are shining at their Academies.

In PL2 Division 1 on Friday, Brighton & Hove Albion's 2-0 victory over champions Chelsea included a piece of quick thinking and brilliant execution from 21-year-old Romanian Tudor Baluta.

Greenwood hat-trick for Leeds

In Division 2, 18-year-old Sam Greenwood continued his great start at Leeds United since joining from Arsenal in the summer.

Each of the forward's goals in his hat-trick in the 3-1 win over Sunderland were great finishes, taking Greenwood's PL2 goals total to four in 2020/21, at the top of the competition's scoring charts.  

Flaherty's fabulous free-kick

Newcastle United's 18-year-old midfielder Stan Flaherty showed his prowess from set-pieces with a stunning free-kick in the 3-1 win at Burnley

Perry shines for Wolves

Wolverhampton Wanderers' 19-year-old midfielder Taylor Perry, a local lad who has been at the club since the age of seven, was the star of the 3-0 win over Stoke City, his two goals and power and skill showing why he got a taste of first-team football last season.   

Follow @PLYouth on Twitter for updates and more great action.

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