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PREVIEW Oxford United v Chelsea U21

A full game to tonight's EFL Trophy game at the Kassam Stadium

8 September 2020

Match Previews

PREVIEW Oxford United v Chelsea U21

A full game to tonight's EFL Trophy game at the Kassam Stadium

8 September 2020

Oxford United welcome Chelsea U21s to the Kassam Stadium this evening as the EFL Trophy gets under way.

United will ring the changes for tonight's game as Karl Robinson looks at all of his options before the league season begins at Lincoln on Saturday. Jack Stevens will start in goal and John Mousinho, Anthony Forde, Dan Agyei, Rob Hall and Derick Osei Yaw are all likely to come into the side.

Alex Gorrin picked up a knock on Saturday and joins Jamie Hanson on the injured list but Liam Kelly stands by for his first start of the season

You can hear new coach Craig Short discussing the game in iFollow right now.

Andy Myers is the man in charge of the latest crop of talented youngsters at Stamford Bridge:

"The new squad is looking really good,' he told the official Chelsea website."We will again be a young squad and with that comes a change of dynamics but in the circumstances I’ve been very pleased with the pre-season programme.'

"It’s a great competition for this age group and it’s one that most of the boys need to play in and be part of" he continued. "It’s a good thing for players to see what’s needed to further their career and develop parts of their game which they might not while playing Under-23s football.

'I think it’s a massive learning experience for all, players and coaches included, and hopefully we can bring that bit of knowledge into this season’s competition.

A reminder, if needed, that the game is behind closed doors and we once again ask all fans to respect the current situation and stay away from the stadium. The game kicks off at 7pm rather than the 7.45 start that was previously advertised.
The game is available for just £10 to view on iFollow (all LEAGUE games will be free to Season Ticket Holders but cup games are not included)

You can stream the game RIGHT HERE.

Please note, your iFollow login is different to the one you use for and we recommend signing up for the free service in advance to save time on the night.

If you haven’t signed up to iFollow yet, you can do so by CLICKING HERE

Please note that the match can be viewed on Desktop,  the new App, or on Mobile Web but there is no option to register or buy on the  app. The transaction must take place on the web and then the credentials can be used to login via the App.

Season Tickets
There is still time to buy a season ticket and enjoy all the action. Just CLICK HERE or call 01865 337533 to join the Yellow Army and see the games online as well as being at the front of the socially distanced queue when fans return to the stadium.

We will also have coverage on Twitter and Instagram with a report and Gallery right here on the final whistle and reaction in iFollow and on You Tube asap.

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