Newcastle's Gael Bigirimana sent off in 10-goal thriller, Ivan Toney on target

Gael Bigirimana
Gael Bigirimana

Gael Bigirimana was sent off playing for Newcastle United's Under-21s in a goal-laden game against Derby County this afternoon.

Peter Beardsley's side were beaten 6-4 at the Championship club's training ground.

Bigirimana, Ivan Toney, Callum Williams and Sean Longstaff were on target in the Under-21 Premier League game.

Bigirimana opened the scoring in the 18th minute, but Derby hit back with two unanswered goals before the break.

Ivan Calero made it 3-1 after the restart, but Toney pulled a goal back for the penalty spot.

Offrande Zanzala netted a fourth for Derby before Williams struck for United.

Calero scored his second of the afternoon to make it 5-3 before Bigirimana has dismissed for two bookable offences.

Longstaff netted United's fourth goal to make it 5-4, but Mason Bennett ended hopes of a late equaliser with a sixth for the home side, who had former Newcastle goalkeeper Jonathan Mitchell between the posts.

NEWCASTLE UNITED: Pearson, Sterry, Gibson, Bigirimana, Williams, Newberry, Barlaser, Longstaff, Toney, L Smith, Roberts.