Ben Hutchison is a great example to his fellow young pros at Middlesbrough, says reserves coach Steve Agnew.
"He's on fire at the moment and confident and one of the reasons for that is the work he's done," Agnew told Boro's website.
"The pleasing thing for Ben and the team is we going to the end. His fitness levels are good and even towards the end he was still sharp and bright, he got in between two defenders and smashed the ball past the goalkeeper with a great finish.
"He's worked tirelessly through the summer, he puts plenty of hours in on the training ground and he's proof to other players that if you work hard, the rewards are there."