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🏆EFL Draw News - Town To Face The Iron

The Mariners will face Lincolnshire rivals Scunthorpe United during the group stages of the 2019/2020 EFL Trophy.

9 July 2019

The Mariners will face Lincolnshire rivals Scunthorpe United during the group stages of the 2019/2020 EFL Trophy.

Both clubs were drawn in Group A of the northern section this afternoon, along with League One side Sunderland.

A category one invited Academy will be added to each group of the draw – in both regional sections – during a live draw on Friday.

That is due to take place on talkSPORT at around 12.30pm. Town, and the Iron, could face any one of these category one sides:

Aston Villa

Everton

Leicester City

Liverpool

Manchester City

Manchester United

Newcastle United

Wolves

In the group stage of the competition, clubs are awarded three points for a win, and one point for a draw, like in their respective leagues.

However, when a game in the EFL Trophy finishes in a draw after 90 minutes, the two sides will compete in a penalty shoot-out, with an additional point on offer for the winners.


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