When Portsmouth will know EFL Trophy opponent who stands between them and Wembley return - and who they can face

Pompey will find out their EFL Trophy fate when the draw for the semi-final is made on Saturday night.

Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 8:31 am
Updated Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, 10:21 am

The Blues are out to become the first club to retain the title in the competition’s 37-year history, after last year’s penalty shootout success against Sunderland in front of a record-breaking crowd at Wembley.

The draw is to be made live on Quest on the EFL Highlights show from 9pm, when host Colin Murray is joined by former Barnsley manager Paul Heckinbottom.

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Pompey are one of the three sides definitely through to the semis after last night’s games alongside League Two pair Exeter City and Salford City.

Leicester under-21s and Newport County are the other sides still bidding to progress, as a frozen Rodney Parade pitch put paid to their match.

The semi-finals are set to be played the week commencing February 17 and are live on Sky Sports.

Cameron McGeehan celebrates his winner last night. Picture: Joe Pepler