Date: 3rd October 2017 at 7:30pm
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Reading U21 go to Roots Hall as the visitors to Southend for the latest EFL Trophy game.

This will be a 7:45pm kick-off as we look to secure a win in the group towards gaining a place in the knockout rounds.

With the team sheets in we know the starting XI.

Line ups

Southend United
Mark Oxley
Elvis Bwomono
John White
Harry Kyprianou
Stephen Hendrie
Jermaine McGlashan
Dru Yearwood
Michael Klass
Jack Bridge
Marc-Antoine Fortune
Theo Robinson

Michael Timlin
Simon Cox
Stephen McLaughlin
Amadou Ba
Nathan Bishop
Nico Cotton
Daniel Matsuzaka

Reading U21
George Legg
Ramarni Medford-Smith
Gabriel Osho
Jake Sheppard
Thomas Holmes
Ryan East
Andy Rinomhota
Andre Burley
Sam Smith
Ben House
Pelle Clement

Josh Barrett
Teddy Howe
Tyler Frost
Joel Rollinson
Ade Shokunbi
Cameron Green
Gabriel Rosario

Would you say there are any surprises for you with this selection the boss has gone with or will this side get the job done?


Tuesday 3rd October
Cambridge United v Southampton U21 19:00
Rotherham United v Chesterfield 19:00
Accrington Stanley v Blackpool 19:30
Crewe Alexandra v Oldham Athletic 19:30
Doncaster Rovers v Sunderland U21 19:30
AFC Wimbledon v Tottenham Hotspur U21 19:45
Blackburn Rovers v Bury 19:45
Carlisle United v Leicester City U21 19:45
Cheltenham Town v Forest Green Rovers 19:45
Colchester United v Gillingham 19:45
Fleetwood Town v Morecambe 19:45
Luton Town v Barnet 19:45
Milton Keynes Dons v Stevenage 19:45
Oxford United v Brighton and Hove Albion U21 19:45
Peterborough United v Northampton Town 19:45
Plymouth Argyle v Exeter City 19:45
Port Vale v Newcastle United U21 19:45
Portsmouth v Crawley Town 19:45
Rochdale v Stoke City U21 19:45
Scunthorpe United v Grimsby Town 19:45
Shrewsbury Town v West Bromwich Albion U21 19:45
Southend United v Reading U21 19:45
Walsall v Coventry City 19:45

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