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1 September 2016

Continuing a brand new web feature, we take a look at all the essentials from Tuesday's 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough in the Checkatrade Trophy.

The Iron emerged with three points in the revamped competition to end round one of fixtures at the top of Group G.

United overcame a Middlesbrough academy side with all three goals coming in the second half. Murray Wallace, captain for the evening, rose highest to head home the opener following Josh Morris' corner, with Hakeeb Adelakun restoring Scunthorpe's advantage less than 90 seconds after parity had been restored with a strike from 25-yards into the bottom corner.

The game also saw second year academy player Lewis Butroid make his first professional start at left back.

To view a full match report from the game, click here.

Relive our minute-by-minute coverage of the game either on our Twitter page or via our Website Feed, embedded into the website.


To view extended highlights of the game on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.

GOPRO - See the two Iron goals from our GoPro camera, located behind the goal, by clicking here or on the image below.

Following the game, assistant manager Chris Lucketti praised his side and hailed debutant Lewis Butroid.

To view the Iron assistant boss' full interview on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.

Following the game, the club spoke to goalscorers Murray Wallace and Hakeeb Adelakun.

To view Hakeeb Adelakun's full interview on The Iron PlayerHD, click here.

To view Murray Wallace's thoughts following the encounter, click here.

You can view a full gallery of the game, presented by photographers Damon Campion, Simon Wright and Luke Broughton by clicking here or on the image below.

BULLET HEADER: Skipper for the night Murray Wallace finds the net with a bullet header from Morris' corner.


Group A
Bolton Wanderers 0-2 Everton
Blackpool 2-1 Cheltenham Town

Group B
Accrington Stanley 0-3 Crewe Alexandra
Chesterfield 2-1 Wolverhampton Wanderers

Group C
Bury 4-1 Morecambe
Bradford City 1-0 Stoke City

Group D
Fleetwood Town 1-0 Blackburn Rovers
Oldham Athletic 4-5 Carlisle United

Group E
Mansfield Town 0-2 Doncaster Rovers
Port Vale 1-0 Derby County

Group G
Shrewsbury Town 0-1 Cambridge United

Group H
Sheffield United 0-0 Leicester City 
Leicester City win 5-4 on penalties
Walsall 5-2 Grimsby Town

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