Martyn Waghorn at the treble in Leicester City's 5-2 win over Barnsley
Martyn Waghorn scored a hat-trick as Leicester City's development side beat Barnsley 5-2.
In monsoon conditions in Yorkshire on Monday afternoon, the hosts took a two-goal lead before City came roaring back.
Young professionals Harry Panayiotou and James Pearson, who have recently signed their first contracts, grabbed the first and second goals for Steve Beaglehole's side.
Waghorn then stepped up to emulate his fellow City striker David Nugent, who scored a hat-trick for the first team to beat Hull on Sunday.
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"Barnsley had plenty of experience in their side, they came out quickly in the first half, passed the ball well and we couldn't get to grips with their system," said Beaglehole.
"But we juggled things around a little and the response from the players was great.
"We deserved to win the game and always looked like we had extra firepower with Waggy in the side, but Conrad Logan pushed him hard for man of the match with some fantastic saves in one-on-one situations.
"We played some good football and might have had a couple more goals, but the conditions didn't help anyone because the ball was getting stuck as the rain got heavier.
"Development is the most important element of these games, but winning them helps breed confidence and contributes to the winning mentality of the club."
Zak Whitbread and Marko Futacs were given valuable run-outs.
City: Logan, Pearson, Taft, Moore, Sesay, Whitbread, Dobie, Panayiotou, Futacs, Waghorn, Schlupp. Subs: Maduako, A Smith, Blythe, S Smith, Jones.
City's youth team were in also action against the Tykes, but they came out just on the wrong side of an 11-goal thriller at the weekend, losing 6-5.