Hat-Trick: Sheffield Wednesday and United starlets George Hirst and David Brooks shine for England in Toulon Tournament

Sheffield Wednesday's George Hirst and United's David Brooks
Sheffield Wednesday's George Hirst and United's David Brooks
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Sheffield Wednesday's George Hirst scored an international hat-trick and the striker's England team mate from Sheffield United, David Brooks added another as the Young Lions fired seven past Cuba in the Toulon Tournament.

Both players had been drafted in after spending the first match - a 1-0 win over Angola - on the bench and proved their worth with an excellent display.

Harvey Barnes from Leicester City put England in front with Brooks setting him up before Hirst scored his first following good play from Chelsea's Reece James.

Cuba pulled one back before the break but England would come out firing after half time.

Barnes scored his second almost straight after the restart and from then on it was the Sheffield show.

Brooks was the provider again, feeding Hirst to score his second of the night. The Blades youngster, who will have a spell on loan at Chesterfield next season, then got the goal his efforts deserved to make it 5-1.

And the hat-trick was completed for Hirst after Brooks was brought down in the box and the Owls frontman fired in from the penalty spot.

Martell Taylor-Crossdale finished the scoring from the penalty spot.

Hirst, who made his senior debut for Wednesday this season, has now scored 39 goals in all competitions for club and country in 2016/17.

England will now face Japan in their last group game and have already qualified as winners after Japan and Cuba drew their opening game 1-1.

Angola and Japan also drew 1-1 earlier this evening.