Arsenal's Emirates Stadium Date: 24th November 2023 at 7:16pm
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Arsenal U21s will take on Peterborough United in the Second Round of the EFL Trophy, having finished second in Southern Group G. The U21s drew 2-2 away at Swindon Town (won 5-4 on penalties), hammered Exeter City 5-0 at St. James’ Park and lost 5-2 to Reading to secure a place in the next round of the competition.

The Posh finished top of Southern Group D, with two wins and a defeat: Peterborough United 2-0 Cambridge United, Peterborough United 3-1 Tottenham Hotspur U21s and Colchester United 1-0 Peterborough United.

The Second Round matches will be played during the week commencing 4th December.

The full draw for the Second Round can be found below:

Northern Section:

Wrexham v Burton Albion
Blackpool v Barnsley
Accrington Stanley v Lincoln City
Wigan Athletic v Stockport County
Derby County v Fleetwood Town
Bradford City v Liverpool Under-21
Doncaster Rovers v Nottingham Forest Under-21
Wanderers v Port Vale

Southern Section:

Peterborough United v Arsenal Under-21
Forest Green Rovers v Oxford United
Crawley Town v Bristol Rovers
Wycombe Wanderers v Fulham Under-21
Portsmouth v Wimbledon
West Ham Under-21 v Colchester United
Reading v Charlton Athletic
MK Dons v Brighton Under-21


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