Final Group Game At Goodison Park
Fixture | Everton U21s vs Blackpool
Date | 8 November 2016
Venue | Goodison Park
Blackpool travel to Goodison Park knowing victory over Everton under-21s will put them through to the next round of the Checkatrade Trophy.
Pool’s group sees all four teams sat on three points with one game remaining and Gary Bowyer will look to progress in another cup competition after Sunday’s FA Cup success.
The Seasiders beat Cheltenham Town but lost at Bolton Wanderers, leaving their fate in their own hands when travelling to Merseyside.
Pool began the week on the right note with victory over Kidderminster Harriers in the FA Cup, while they’ve taken four points from the last six available in League Two.
David Unsworth’s young side have won just one in five – that being a 6-3 success over Reading – but The Blues were beaten 4-1 at Norwich City on Friday.
Tom Aldred returns from suspension for The Seasiders, who will have to assess the fitness of Jamille Matt after he hobbled off during Sunday’s cup tie. Bowyer can make five changes to the side which faced Kidderminster and is expected to rotate like against Cheltenham and Bolton.
Everton will give minutes to Ty Browning after the defender returned from a year out during their defeat to Norwich on Friday.
Last Trophy Result