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Daniel Nardiello takes a shot.
David Martin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jason Taylor. Nicky Hunt takes the direct free kick.
Michael O'Connor takes a shot. Save made by Paul Smith.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by David Noble, Ryan Leonard makes a clearance.
Alec Denton gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Graham Coughlan. Paul Smith restarts play with the free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Kevan Hurst. Jonson Clarke-Harris on for Britt Assombalonga.
Shot from just outside the box by Britt Assombalonga goes over the crossbar.
Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Ben Pringle.
Ryan Cresswell goes off and Graham Coughlan comes on.
Gavin Tomlin takes a shot.
Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Michael O'Connor.
Jason Taylor takes a shot. Paul Smith makes a save.
David Martin grabs a headed goal from close range. Rotherham 0-3 Southend.
The ball is crossed by David Martin.
Britt Assombalonga produces a right-footed shot from close range which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
A cross is delivered by David Noble, clearance made by Ryan Cresswell.
Britt Assombalonga fires in a goal from inside the penalty area to the top right corner of the goal. Rotherham 0-2 Southend.Assist on the goal came from Sean Clohessy.
Gareth Evans goes off and David Noble comes on.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor from the left by-line.
The referee gives a free kick against Gavin Tomlin for handball. Direct free kick taken by Michael O'Connor.
Corner taken by Kevan Hurst from the left by-line played to the near post, Foul by Britt Assombalonga on Scott Shearer, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Scott Shearer.
The ball is delivered by Sean Clohessy.
Unfair challenge on Britt Assombalonga by Jason Taylor results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Ryan Cresswell.
Alec Denton on for Kayode Odejayi.
Ryan Leonard takes a shot and went wide left of the goal.
Britt Assombalonga is caught offside. Free kick taken by Scott Shearer.
A cross is delivered by Kevan Hurst, Britt Assombalonga finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Rotherham 0-1 Southend.Assist on the goal came from David Martin.
The ball is delivered by Gavin Tomlin, Craig Morgan manages to make a clearance.
Shot from just outside the box by Michael O'Connor goes over the target.
Gareth Evans takes a shot.
Lionel Ainsworth goes off and Daniel Nardiello comes on.
The ball is swung over by Gavin Tomlin, Robert Harris fouled by Britt Assombalonga, the ref awards a free kick. Scott Shearer takes the indirect free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Kevan Hurst to the near post, clearance by Jason Taylor.
Short corner worked by Kevan Hurst.
Britt Assombalonga takes a shot. Blocked by Paul Smith.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Paul Smith.
Shot from just outside the box by Robert Harris misses to the left of the target.
Kayode Odejayi fouled by Chris Barker, the ref awards a free kick. Nicky Hunt takes the direct free kick.
Foul by Ian Sharps on Britt Assombalonga, free kick awarded. Chris Barker takes the free kick.
The referee blows for offside against Britt Assombalonga. Scott Shearer takes the indirect free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Britt Assombalonga by Craig Morgan. Free kick crossed right-footed by Kevan Hurst.
The ball is sent over by Gareth Evans, clearance by Anthony Straker.
Michael Timlin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ben Pringle. Free kick taken by Ian Sharps.
Ben Pringle produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes harmlessly over the target.
A cross is delivered by Ben Pringle, Ryan Cresswell makes a clearance.
Shot by Gareth Evans from 20 yards. Save by Paul Smith.
The official flags Britt Assombalonga offside. Scott Shearer takes the free kick.
Ben Pringle takes a shot. Paul Smith makes a save.
Kayode Odejayi is ruled offside. Paul Smith restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Gareth Evans from just inside the penalty area goes over the target.
Corner taken right-footed by Kevan Hurst from the right by-line, clearance by Jason Taylor.
David Martin crosses the ball, clearance by Ian Sharps.
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Michael O'Connor, Header by Ian Sharps from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the target.
Lionel Ainsworth has an effort at goal from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.
The ball is swung over by Sean Clohessy, Ian Sharps makes a clearance.
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Kevan Hurst from the right by-line, Michael Timlin has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.
Kevan Hurst takes the inswinging corner, save made by Scott Shearer.
Ryan Leonard crosses the ball.
Arnason out for Millers
Rotherham will be without influential midfielder Kari Arnason for the visit of Southend.
The 29-year-old is on international duty with Iceland for their World Cup qualifiers this week and boss Steve Evans will be hoping to avoid a repeat of the last time Arnason played for his country as he picked up an ankle injury and missed the next four games.
David Noble, who is trying to put off-the-field personal problems behind him, could come back into the side after Evans described the midfielder's performance in a behind-closed-doors game with Peterborough in the week as "marvellous".
Striker Daniel Nardiello has recovered from a groin injury and is in contention to start, while Laurie Wilson is also back from a knee problem, but is less likely to be involved.
Alex Revell serves the final instalment of his three-match ban so will play no part.
The visit of the Shrimpers also sees Evans complete his six-match stadium ban handed out by the FA for improper conduct, with the Scot watching the game via live streaming.
Luke Prosser is an injury doubt for Southend while Barry Corr is also struggling despite completing his three-match suspension.
Defender Prosser played through the pain barrier on Tuesday night as he shrugged off a gluteus maximus injury to complete 90 minutes in the Shrimpers' 2-0 Johnstone's Paint Trophy victory over Dagenham.
But he is now struggling to face the Millers and will be assessed along with striker Corr who, having missed the last three matches due to his red card at Plymouth, is battling to shrug off a slight groin problem.
John Spicer serves the final game of his three-match ban but Sturrock's midfield options may be boosted by the return of Ryan Leonard, who was back in training on Thursday following his hamstring injury.
Centre-back Mark Phillips (groin) and experienced striker Neil Harris (knee) continue to miss out.
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