OXFORD United will take on Burton Albion in the Carabao Cup first round.

The U’s were handed a trip to their Sky Bet League One counterparts in this afternoon’s draw.

The game is scheduled to take place in the week commencing August 9, with United's league campaign beginning at Cambridge United on August 7.

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It ends a run of eight successive home draws for the U's in the competition and will be their first away tie since the 2-0 second-round win at Newport County in August 2018.

They beat Burton 4-0 at the Kassam Stadium on the final day of last season to reach the League One play-offs, having thrashed them 5-1 away in January.

United reached the second round of the 2020/21 Carabao Cup, losing to Watford having beaten AFC Wimbledon on penalties.