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Anthony Grant has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.
Centre by David Martin, Gary McDonald makes a clearance.
Ryan Hall crosses the ball.
Anthony Grant gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Gary McDonald. Free kick taken by Barry Roche.
Ryan Hall delivers the ball, Stewart Drummond makes a clearance.
Effort from 20 yards by Michael Timlin. Blocked by Stewart Drummond.
The ball is delivered by Ryan Hall, Chris McCready manages to make a clearance.
Gary McDonald produces a cross, clearance made by Mark Phillips.
Lewis Alessandra takes a short corner.
Short corner taken by Lewis Alessandra from the left by-line.
Kevin Ellison takes a shot. Blocked by Mark Phillips.
David Martin crosses the ball, clearance by Gary McDonald.
Liam Dickinson is caught offside. Free kick taken by Barry Roche.
Ryan Hall has an effort at goal. Blocked by Stewart Drummond.
Unfair challenge on Michael Timlin by Danny Carlton results in a free kick. Ryan Hall produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Ryan Hall takes a shot. Save by Barry Roche.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lewis Alessandra by Chris Barker. Chris Barker is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Garry Hunter.
Bilel Mohsni leaves the field to be replaced by Elliot Benyon. Jack Sampson goes off and David Martin comes on.
Bilel Mohsni concedes a free kick for a foul on Lewis Alessandra. Centre by Lewis Alessandra, Jordan Burrow gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the top right corner of the goal. Morecambe 1-0 Southend.The assist for the goal came from Lewis Alessandra.
The ball is crossed by Izak Reid, Mark Phillips makes a clearance.
Sean Clohessy fouled by Kevin Ellison, the ref awards a free kick. Glenn Morris restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is swung over by Garry Hunter, save made by Glenn Morris.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Ryan Hall, Liam Dickinson takes a shot.
Liam Dickinson sends in a cross, clearance made by Garry Hunter.
Garry Hunter challenges Bilel Mohsni unfairly and gives away a free kick. Michael Timlin takes the free kick. Lewis Alessandra replaces Andrew Fleming.
The referee blows for offside. Barry Roche restarts play with the free kick. Garry Hunter replaces Laurence Wilson.
Ryan Hall fouled by Andrew Fleming, the ref awards a free kick. Andrew Fleming is booked. Michael Timlin restarts play with the free kick.
Ryan Hall takes a shot. Save made by Barry Roche.
Andrew Fleming challenges Anthony Grant unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Glenn Morris.
Anthony Grant has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.
Michael Timlin concedes a free kick for a foul on Andrew Fleming. Direct free kick taken by Laurence Wilson.
Bilel Mohsni takes a shot.
Laurence Wilson produces a left-footed shot from long range which goes wide right of the target.
Danny Carlton delivers the ball, Chris Barker manages to make a clearance.
Izak Reid produces a cross, Header from close range by Andrew Fleming misses to the right of the goal.
Jordan Burrow gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Phillips. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Morris.
Handball decision goes against Ryan Hall. Barry Roche takes the free kick.
Nick Fenton leaves the field to be replaced by Izak Reid.
Effort from outside the box by Jack Sampson goes wide right of the target.
Bilel Mohsni crosses the ball, Andy Parrish makes a clearance.
Laurence Wilson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that misses to the left of the goal.
Foul by Andrew Fleming on Anthony Grant, free kick awarded. Ryan Hall crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel.
The ball is sent over by Laurence Wilson, Anthony Grant makes a clearance.
Centre by Laurence Wilson, Mark Phillips makes a clearance.
Nick Fenton challenges Luke Prosser unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Glenn Morris.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Laurence Wilson by Anthony Grant. Laurence Wilson crosses the ball in from the free kick, clearance by Bilel Mohsni.
Andy Parrish crosses the ball, Luke Prosser makes a clearance.
The official flags Danny Carlton offside. Indirect free kick taken by Chris Barker.
Anthony Grant fouled by Stewart Drummond, the ref awards a free kick. The ball is sent over by Ryan Hall, Close range header by Mark Phillips misses to the right of the goal.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Hall by Stewart Drummond. Direct free kick taken by Glenn Morris.
Effort on goal by Liam Dickinson from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Liam Dickinson sends in a cross, blocked by Nick Fenton.
Anthony Grant replaces JP Kalala.
Ryan Hall crosses the ball, Nick Fenton manages to make a clearance.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Laurence Wilson from the left by-line, Kevin Ellison takes a shot.
Kevin Ellison takes a shot. Blocked by Sean Clohessy.
Andrew Fleming takes a shot. Chris Barker gets a block in.
Effort from deep inside the area by Bilel Mohsni clears the bar.
Ryan Hall takes a shot. Blocked by Andy Parrish.
Mark Phillips concedes a free kick for a foul on Jordan Burrow. Free kick crossed left-footed by Laurence Wilson.
Unfair challenge on Jordan Burrow by Mark Phillips results in a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Andrew Fleming from right wing, clearance by Sean Clohessy.
Shot from 20 yards by Gary McDonald. Blocked by Bilel Mohsni.
Inswinging corner taken by Andrew Fleming, Liam Dickinson manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Sampson on Gary McDonald. Laurence Wilson restarts play with the free kick.
Haining ready for Shrimps comeback
Defender Will Haining is poised to return when Morecambe take on promotion-chasing Southend.
Haining missed Wednesday night's 1-1 draw with United's fellow high-flyers Crawley because of a hamstring strain, but is ready if called upon by Shrimps boss Jim Bentley.
In further encouraging news, winger Izak Reid made his comeback from almost two months on the sidelines due to a hernia problem with a late cameo against the Red Devils.
Reid is expected to enjoy a substitute's role once more, although top-scorer Kevin Ellison may return to the starting line-up after playing half an hour in midweek.
Bentley is anticipating a tough encounter with Paul Sturrock's side at the Globe Arena as the games continue to come thick and fast.
"There is no doubt we will need to compete with Southend," he said. "Games are coming thick and fast and Southend will be a tough one as they all are at this level."
Sturrock must decide how best to shake up his Southend side.
Sturrock was furious after the inconsistency of Tuesday's 2-0 defeat at Aldershot, labelling his charges "gutless" and threatening personnel changes.
It remains to be seen not if, but rather how many changes he makes at the Globe Arena against a Shrimps side boosted by their midweek draw against Crawley.
Neil Harris came on against the Shots only to suffer a dead leg and he will be assessed while fellow striker Jack Sampson is expected to be fit after being ruled out of late with a knock.
Left-back Luke Prosser will again be hoping to start having overcome illness in time to face Aldershot only to see Sturrock keep faith with the same starting XI who saw off Crewe last week, meaning a start for Peter Gilbert.
Burrow joy as Shrimpers are sunk
Teenage striker Jordan Burrow earned Morecambe a 1-0 home win over Southend with his first league goal.
The 19-year-old, recently signed from Chesterfield, bundled home Lewis Alessandra's left-wing free-kick from close range in the 75th minute to send title-chasing Southend to a second defeat in a week.
It proved to be the decisive moment of a tight game which produced few chances. Bilel Mohsni went close for Southend on 56 minutes with a looping header that hit the top of the Morecambe crossbar before Burrow struck.
The Shrimps went close to a second when Kevin Ellison saw a shot deflected inches wide in the 90th minute before the visitors had a golden chance to level three minutes into injury time, only for Anthony Grant to drag a shot from the edge of the penalty area wide.
Southend went close with Ryan Hall seeing a long-range shot blocked by Chris McCready and Liam Dickinson curling an effort over the crossbar from the edge of the box.
Ellison again went close for the Shrimps with a shot that was deflected into the side-netting by Chris Barker before Laurence Wilson was just off target with an angled drive.
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