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Sam Wedgbury concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Leonard. Direct free kick taken by JP Kalala.
Ryan Leonard produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.
Ryan Leonard joins the action as a substitute, replacing Bilel Mohsni.
Scott Boden has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the right of the goal.
Shot by Sam Wedgbury from just outside the area goes over the net.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kane Ferdinand on Tony Diagne. Lewis Chalmers takes the direct free kick.
Liam Dickinson takes a shot. Jose Veiga makes a save.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ryan Hall.
Bilel Mohsni has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area which goes wide right of the goal.
Peter Gilbert takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
Unfair challenge on Liam Dickinson by Elliott Hewitt results in a free kick. Ryan Hall takes the free kick.
Liam Dickinson is caught offside. Free kick taken by Lewis Chalmers.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tony Diagne by Bilel Mohsni. Lewis Chalmers takes the direct free kick.
Matthew Hamshaw takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Close range effort by Vinny Mukendi goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Matthew Hamshaw fouled by Bilel Mohsni, the ref awards a free kick. Lewis Chalmers takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Matthew Hamshaw, clearance by Bilel Mohsni.
Nathaniel Brown takes a shot. Luke Daniels makes a save.
Unfair challenge on Sam Wedgbury by Bilel Mohsni results in a free kick. Lewis Chalmers takes the direct free kick. The referee shows Bilel Mohsni a yellow card.
Vinny Mukendi takes a shot. Save by Luke Daniels.
Colin Daniel goes off and Matthew Hamshaw comes on. (Macclesfield) makes a substitution, with John Grant coming on for Carl Tremarco.
Inswinging corner taken by Ryan Hall from the right by-line, Bilel Mohsni has a headed effort from close in and clears the bar.
Ryan Hall takes a shot. Save by Jose Veiga.
Unfair challenge on Sean Clohessy by Colin Daniel results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Daniels.
Corner taken by Ryan Hall from the left by-line, Kane Ferdinand finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Macclesfield 0-2 Southend.Assist by Peter Gilbert.
Unfair challenge on Peter Gilbert by Tony Diagne results in a free kick. Luke Daniels takes the direct free kick.
Michael Timlin challenges Scott Boden unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shaun Brisley takes the direct free kick.
Tony Diagne concedes a free kick for a foul on Sean Clohessy. Ryan Hall takes the direct free kick. Tony Diagne is given a yellow card.
Effort from the edge of the box by Michael Timlin goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Shot from just outside the box by Vinny Mukendi misses to the left of the target.
Effort on goal by Colin Daniel from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Michael Timlin takes a shot. Blocked by Colin Daniel.
Ryan Hall is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Elliott Hewitt.
Short corner taken by Ryan Hall from the left by-line.
Carl Tremarco takes a shot. Save made by Luke Daniels.
Ryan Hall fires in a goal from inside the penalty box to the top left corner of the goal. Macclesfield 0-1 Southend.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Mark Phillips by Scott Boden. Free kick taken by Chris Barker.
JP Kalala concedes a free kick for a foul on Colin Daniel. Shaun Brisley restarts play with the free kick.
Michael Timlin takes a shot. Save made by Jose Veiga.
Michael Timlin takes a shot. Jose Veiga makes a save.
Corner taken left-footed by Ryan Hall, save by Jose Veiga.
Michael Timlin fouled by Vinny Mukendi, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Luke Daniels.
The assistant referee flags for offside against Liam Dickinson. Direct free kick taken by Shaun Brisley.
Headed effort from inside the area by Mark Phillips misses to the left of the goal.
Ryan Hall fouled by Vinny Mukendi, the ref awards a free kick. Michael Timlin restarts play with the free kick.
Bilel Mohsni takes a shot. Save made by Jose Veiga. Ryan Hall takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post. Effort on goal by JP Kalala from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Barker on Scott Boden. Lewis Chalmers takes the direct free kick.
Michael Timlin produces a left-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.
Ryan Hall takes a short corner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Tony Diagne on Liam Dickinson. Free kick taken by Ryan Hall.
Lewis Chalmers concedes a free kick for a foul on Liam Dickinson. Direct free kick taken by Michael Timlin.
Corner taken right-footed by Lewis Chalmers, Chris Barker manages to make a clearance.
The ball is sent over by Ryan Hall, Jose Veiga makes a save.
Header on goal by Kane Ferdinand from just inside the area goes over the goal.
Colin Daniel gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Peter Gilbert. Free kick taken by Chris Barker.
Tony Diagne produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the target.
Tony Diagne takes a long range shot harmlessly clearing the crossbar.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Ryan Hall, clearance by Shaun Brisley.
Ryan Hall takes a shot. Blocked by Nathaniel Brown.
Draper blow for Macc
Macclesfield will be without suspended midfielder Ross Draper when they take on Southend.
Draper picked up his fifth yellow card of the season on Tuesday night as the Silkmen extended their unbeaten run to four games, of which they have won three, by beating Bradford 1-0.
Defender Paul Morgan (broken arm) is still missing, although he looks set to return to training next week.
Striker Waide Fairhurst (ankle) is also nearing a return and is set to step up his recovering in a couple of weeks.
Goalkeeper Jack Cudworth is still some way from coming back after an operation on his ankle.
Ben Tomlinson missed the Bantams encounter due to a knock sustained against Crewe last Saturday and is sidelined once more.
Luke Prosser is set to be contention for Southend as manager Paul Sturrock decides which XI to go with at the Moss Rose.
Defender Prosser missed Tuesday`s 3-0 victory at Barnet on medical advice following concussion but should be back in the frame this weekend.
Sturrock made five changes to his side at Underhill as the Shrimpers played their second game in four days and he is again expected to rotate his ranks as they prepare for a third match in a week.
On-loan goalkeeper Luke Daniels stepped in for his debut to replace Glenn Morris, who remains sidelined for around another two to three weeks with his thigh tear.
Elsewhere, Chris Barker replaced Prosser, while Ryan Leonard, Anthony Grant and Bilel Mohsni came in for Kane Ferdinand, Jean-Paul Kalala and Neil Harris, who each dropped to the bench.
Fit-again midfielder Lee Sawyer continues to push for inclusion having overcome his thigh injury but striker Barry Corr (knee) is making slow progress with his rehabilitation.
Southend go top
Southend moved to the top of League Two with their ninth win in ten games - a 2-0 victory at Macclesfield.
Macclesfield, themselves on a five-match unbeaten run, might have been expected to have provided tougher opposition. But shorn of their regular forward line they hardly posed a threat.
Southend took advantage of their territorial domination in the 39th minute when Shaun Brisley could only loop a defensive header into the path of Ryan Hall, who blasted home a rising volley from 15 yards for his fourth of the season.
The home side upped the pace after the break with Colin Daniel hitting a rising drive over the bar in the 49th minute and Vinny Mukendi stinging the hands of Luke Daniels with a rising 30-yard drive.
Southend wrapped up the game on the hour when Macc failed to clear a corner and Kane Ferdinand turned to blast home his fourth of the season from six yards.
The hosts tried to launch a rearguard action, but their best chance to grab a goal back went begging when Nat Brown sent a header inches wide in the 76th minute.
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