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PREVIEW Cambridge United v Oxford United

A full guide to tonight's game in the Papa John's Trophy

31 August 2021

Oxford United travel to Cambridge United in the Papa John's Trophy tonight (7pm)

The U's drew at the Abbey Stadium on the opening day of the season but both Managers are likely to make changes for the opening game in the group stages.

United are likely to mix the experience of Simon Eastwood and John Mousinho with a number of their promising youngsters such as Leon Chambers-Parillon, Michael Elechi and Josh Johnson.

New signing Herbie Kane is included in the squad after joining on loan from Barnsley yesterday but Ben Davis who signed from Fulham today did so too late to be included this evening.

See Craig Short previewing the game in iFollow right now where we you can hear from both new signings and see the whole game LIVE

The other U’s have beaten Bolton Wanderers 1-0 and Burton Albion 3-0 in their last two League One games to move on to eight points from their opening five matches since winning promotion last season.

The start leaves Mark Bonner’s side in tenth in the early table after an opening day 1-1 draw against Karl Robinson’s side at the Abbey Stadium.

Tickets are available on the night

Adults: £12
Over 64’s: £8
Under 23’s: £8
Armed Forces: £8
Under 18’s: £1

London Road Coaches

Depart: Stadium 15:15 prompt

Adult LRC member: £18
Adult non-member: £20
Under 18 LRC member: £16
Under 18 non-member: £18

To join the London Road Travel Club or to enquire about or book transport to away games call in at the Ticket Office or call 01865 337533

United will be wearing their white third kit again  CLICK HERE to pre-order any of the new shirts this season

You can see the whole game live in iFollow thanks to our friends at BBC Oxford Sport, with highlights to follow. Buy a MATCH PASS HERE

We have coverage on Twitter, Instagram and a report and Gallery right here on the final whistle.

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