Date: 5th December 2017 at 6:45pm
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EFL Trophy – SecondRound and last season’s runners up will need to be at their best with a tough away match away to Gillingham

Gillingham Team News:

Gillingham team last match:13 Holy,2 O’Neill,5 Ehmer,6 Zakuani,12 Ogilvie,28 Clare Booked (Martin 45mins),8 Hessenthaler,33 Byrne,7 Wagstaff,9 Eaves (Parker 75mins),10 Wilkinson

Subs:1 Nelson,11 Martin,14 Parker,19 Nugent,20 Oldaker,23 Simpson,24 Cundle

Player to watch: Tom Eaves

The Gills top scorer with 8 goals

Oxford United Team News:

Oxford Utd team last match:1 Eastwood,3 Tiendalli,30 Mousinho,4 Williamson,21 Ricardinho,17 Henry (Ledson 81mins),19 Xemi Fernandez Booked,14 Ruffels,18 Rothwell (Mowatt 9mins Booked),10 Payne,9 Thomas (Obika 75mins)

Subs:6 Martin,8 Ledson,13 Shearer,20 Obika,27 Mowatt,35 Carroll,36 Napa

Player to watch: Simon Eastwood

He’s going to need to be at his best to earn his team a passage through to the next round.

Match Facts & Stats

Full name
Gillingham Football Club

Nickname(s)
The Gills

Founded
1893; 124 years ago
(as ‘New Brompton’)

Ground
Priestfield Stadium

Capacity
11,582

Chairman
Paul Scally

Manager
Steve Lovell

Match Prediction:

Gillingham 1 Oxford 3

Scorers: Payne, Obika and Mowatt

Next Fixtures:

Saturday 9th December 2017
League One
Oxford Utd v Doncaster
15:00