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Match Preview: Oxford United U23 vs Brentford B

B Team in action tomorrow morning in Oxfordshire

27 July 2018

Brentford B are in action tomorrow morning, before the First Team take on Watford, at 10.30am in Oxfordshire. Oxford United Under-23s are the opposition with the game being played at Oxford City's Marsh Lane stadium. This will be the squad's penultimate friendly before they get their season underway against Fulham on 6 August.

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Kevin O'Connor saw his squad lose narrowly to West Brom's Under-23s on Tuesday 24 July, playing a team that included Gareth Barry, Oliver Burke and Sam Johnstone. Burke netted the winner in the second half after a ball through from Nigel Reo-Coker, sealing a 1-0 win for The Baggies.

The previous three games also ended in defeat for the second squad. Maidenhead United beat Brentford B 4-2 at Jersey Road, then Watford U23 managed a 4-1 win in Hertfordshire a week later. Maidstone United was a close encounter at Gallagher Stadium, where Brentford were ahead by two before the home side mounted a late comeback and snatched it 3-2 in the final minute.


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