Crawley Town drawn with Norwich City in EFL Trophy

Crawley Town head coach Gabriele Cioffi. Picture by Steve Robards
Crawley Town head coach Gabriele Cioffi. Picture by Steve Robards

Crawley Town will take on Premier Division new boys Norwich City's under-21s following the confirmation of the 2019/20 EFL Trophy groups.

The Reds will also take on current EFL Trophy holders Portsmouth and League One outfit Oxford United in in Southern Section Group B.

Crawley travel to Portsmouth's Fratton Park the week commencing September 2. This is followed by a pair of home games for the Reds.

Gabriele Cioffi's side host Norwich City's youngster on the week commencing October 7 before Crawley welcome Oxford United to The People's Pension Stadium the week commencing November 11.

Portsmouth lifted the EFL Trophy after beating Sunderland 5-4 on penalties at Wembley in March following a 2-2 draw after extra-time.