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Wycombe beat West Ham U21s in EFL Trophy

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Chelsea’s under-21 side overcame Exeter to confirm their place in the second-round of the Checkatrade Trophy, while West Ham’s under-21s advanced to the last 32 despite defeat at Wycombe.Chelsea’s 3-1 win sees them finish as Southern Group D runners-up, with Yeovil top after beating Plymouth 2-1.The Hammers’ 2-0 defeat saw them slip to second in the Group C.

Rochdale became the first team through to the last 16, beating Doncaster 5-4 on penalties after the game ended 1-1.Doncaster’s Liam Mandeville sent the game to penalties after cancelling out Matty Gillam’s first-half effort.After the first nine penalties were scored, Josh Lillis denied Tommy Rowe from the spot to see Rochdale through.Tuesday’s Checkatrade Trophy resultsCheckatrade Trophy group tablesWhile the Dale wait to find out their next round opponents, Chelsea’s under-21 group-game win sees them book a trip to MK Dons, while Yeovil go on to host AFC Wimbledon.Defeat for West Ham sees them travel to Luton and sets up a West Country derby between Swindon and Forest Green Rovers.Manchester City’s under-21s can become the fifth academy side to progress to the knockout stage of the competition if they beat Chesterfield on Wednesday.ResultsFirst roundWycombe 2-1 West Ham U21Exeter 1-3 Chelsea U21Yeovil 2-1 PlymouthBarnet 2-1 Tottenham U21Round twoRochdale 1-1 Doncaster (5-4 pens)Full second round drawNorthern sectionPort Vale v Shrewsbury TownFleetwood Town v Group F runner-upBlackpool v Mansfield TownWalsall v BuryLincoln City v Accrington StanleyScunthorpe United v Leicester City U21Group F winner v Oldham AthleticSouthern sectionSwindon v Forest Green RoversGillingham v Oxford UnitedYeovil v AFC WimbledonPortsmouth v Northampton TownMK Dons v Chelsea U21Luton Town v West Ham U21Peterborough v SouthendSwansea City U21 v CharltonFollow Match of the Day on Instagram for the best photos from the world of football.
Source: BBC Beds