EFL Trophy draw in full as Man Utd, Man City and Arsenal discover opponents

The 32 remaining clubs in the Papa John’s Trophy after the group stage have discovered their second-round opponents following the draw on Friday evening.

Manchester United, Manchester City and Arsenal’s Under-21s have each made it through to the knockout stages, as well as Premier League sides Wolves, Leicester and West Ham and Norwich from the Championship.

26 clubs from Leagues One and Two filled out the draw as it heads into the first knockout round, otherwise known as the second round.

The second round follows the same format from the group stage, and the draw was split into a north section and south section.

Portsmouth won the EFL Trophy in 2019

Second round draw in full

Northern section

Shrewsbury Town vs Lincoln City

Salford City vs Leicester City U21

Fleetwood Town vs Blackpool

Port Vale vs Wolverhampton Wanderers U21

Hull City vs Crewe Alexandra

Manchester City U21 vs Tranmere Rovers

Accrington Stanley vs Manchester United U21

Oldham Athletic vs Sunderland

Man Utd U21’s will face Accrington Stanley

Southern section

Arsenal U21 vs AFC Wimbledon

MK Dons vs Norwich City U21

Peterborough United vs West Ham U21

Oxford United vs Forest Green Rovers

Cambridge United vs Gillingham

Exeter City vs Northampton Town

Cheltenham Town vs Portsmouth

Leyton Orient vs Bristol Rovers

Arsenal will host AFC Wimbledon

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EFL trophy schedule

Second round – Week commencing Dec 7

Third round – Jan 12/13

Quarter-finals – Feb 2/3

Semi-Finals – Feb 16/17

EFL Trophy Final (at Wembley Stadium) – March 14

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