John Lundstram: Oxford captain desperate for team win EFL Trophy at Wembley

John Lundstram
John Lundstram joined Oxford United from Everton in 2015

Oxford United captain John Lundstram says he is desperate to lift the EFL Trophy after missing out on playing at Wembley Stadium last year.

The 23-year-old midfielder sat out last season's final defeat by Barnsley because he was suspended.

But after the U's 3-2 win at Luton Town on Wednesday, Oxford are heading back to Wembley to face Coventry City.

"I am just over the moon that I can finally get the chance to go and put it right this year," said Lundstram.

"Last year was disappointing for us, even me in the stands, so if we can go there this year and do one better than that would be perfect," he told BBC Radio Oxford.

Michael Appleton
Michael Appleton's Oxford side were defeated by Barnsley in last year's final at Wembley Stadium

Oxford, who also reached the FA Cup fifth round before losing to Premier League side Middlesbrough. will face the Sky Blues at Wembley on 2 April.

"You do not play at Wembley at often, so to get the opportunity again twice in two seasons, we want to try and make sure that we do it this time around," said head coach Michael Appleton.

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