Soccer

Smith hits hat-trick for Cheltenham

  • On the ball: Jonté Smith was on top form for Cheltenham

Jonté Smith struck a hat-trick for Cheltenham Town against West Ham United Under-21 in the EFL Trophy tonight.

Smith, who has joined the Sky Bet League Two side until January, scored in the 25th, 55th and 64th minutes in the Southern group E match at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium.

With the score level at 3-3, after a brace from Daniel Kemp and a goal from Bernardo Rusa, George Lloyd found the winner for Cheltenham in the 67th minute. Cheltenham are third in the four-team group with three points from two games.