Crawley Town v Bristol Rovers team news: Starting line-ups confirmed as Matt Taylor names first XI

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Breaking team news from the Broadfield Stadium in this evening’s EFL Trophy Round of 32 clash between Crawley Town and Bristol Rovers.

Matt Taylor makes three changes from Bristol Rovers' 1-1 draw with Leyton Orient in League One, in his first game as manager of Bristol Rovers.

The Gas take on Crawley Town at the Broadfield Stadium with James Gibbons, Aaron Collins and Sam Finley coming into the side.

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As for the hosts, they make 10 changes following their 3-1 defeat away at Notts County in League Two a week ago. Crawley topped Southern Group B in qualification to the knockouts, with Charlton Athletic finishing second. Meanwhile Rovers finished second in qualifying behind West Ham United Academy, who took maximum points in Southern Group H.

A win for the Gas tonight would see them in the Round of 16, which would be the perfect way for Taylor to start life as manager.

Here is how the two sides line-up tonight...

Crawley Town Starting XI: Addai, Darcy (C), Mukena, Ransom, Omole, Forster, Johnson, Henry, Roles, Khaleel, Dwyer. Crawley Town Substitutes: Ashby-Hammond, Conroy, Kelly, Lolos, Tsaroulla, Campbell, Wright.

Bristol Rovers Starting XI: Cox, Gibbons, Wilson, Taylor, Gordon, Finley (C), Evans, Thomas, Collins, Vale, Brown.

Bristol Rovers Substitutes: Ward, Crama, Grant, Woods, Boagrde, Sinclair, Marquis

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