Sunderland's final EFL Trophy opponents revealed ahead of group stages
Sunderland’s final EFL Trophy group stage opponents have been revealed - with Leicester City set to visit the Stadium of Light.
The Black Cats had already been drawn with League Two duo Grimsby Town and Scunthorpe United in Group A of the competition, with Jack Ross’ side having reached the final last term.
And the final spot in the group will now be taken by Leicester’s under-21 side after the final group stage draw was made on talkSPORT.
The Foxes will visit the Stadium of Light during the competition – with rules stating that all invited academy clubs will play their group stage games away from home.
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Sunderland are yet to learn when and where they will face Grimsby and Scunthorpe – but are guaranteed to play two games at the Stadium of Light.
The opening group games of the competition will take place week commencing September 2.