YOUTH: Forest Green Rovers 0 Argyle 5

The Greens recorded their third consecutive victory in some style to move above their hosts, Forest Green Rovers, in the EFL Youth Alliance League.

The young Pilgrims started strongly, but had to wait until the half-hour mark to make the initial breakthrough.

Striker Rhys Shirley broke clear only to be tripped in the area, and he promptly despatched the resultant spot-kick past the home goalkeeper.

The lead was doubled, 10 minutes later, as Shirley turned provider to lay in striker partner Oscar Massey, who supplied a precise finish past the 'keeper.

The second half was 10 minutes old when Oscar Rutherford played in Will Jenkins-Davies, who superbly lobbed the advancing 'keeper for number three.

Massey notched his second of the game on 75 minutes, as he latched on to Shirley's pass to fire home, before substitute Jack Endacott's left-wing cross found Jamal Salawu unmarked to complete the rout.

Argyle: Tyler Coombes, Finley Craske, Ethan Mitchell, Brandon Pursall (Ali Mansaray 70), Charlie Miller (Carlo Garside 80), Jamal Salawu, Oscar Rutherford, Angel Waruih, Will Jenkins-Davies (Jeffery Forkuo 80), Oscar Massey, Rhys Shirley (Jack Endacott 75). Substitute not used: Zak Baker.