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Harry Crawford takes a shot. Save made by Rhys Taylor.
Mat Mitchel-King fouled by Anthony Grant, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David Artell.
Foul by Chris Barker on Shaun Miller, free kick awarded. Lee Bell takes the direct free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Louie Soares to the near post, clearance made by Rhys Taylor.
Louie Soares sends in a cross, Rhys Taylor makes a clearance.
Adam Dugdale comes on in place of Byron Moore.
Louie Soares delivers the ball.
The referee blows for offside. Free kick taken by Chris Barker.
Effort on goal by Louie Soares from long distance goes over the crossbar.
Ashley Westwood takes a shot. Glenn Morris makes a save.
Chris Barker concedes a free kick for a foul on Luke Murphy. Lee Bell fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by Harry Crawford.
Michael Timlin takes a outswinging corner to the near post, clearance made by David Artell.
Foul by Mat Mitchel-King on Chris Barker, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed left-footed by Michael Timlin, clearance made by Patrick Ada.
The offside flag is raised against Shaun Miller. Glenn Morris restarts play with the free kick.
Effort on goal by Anthony Grant from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.
Short corner taken by Anthony Grant.
Shaun Miller gets on the score sheet with a goal from close in to the bottom left corner of the goal. Southend 0-2 Crewe.Luke Murphy provided the assist for the goal.
Nathaniel Jarvis is brought on as a substitute for Waide Fairhurst.
Waide Fairhurst crosses the ball.
Louie Soares takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Matt Tootle.
Lee Bell delivers the ball, clearance made by Graham Coughlan.
Waide Fairhurst is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Rhys Taylor.
Harry Crawford gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Artell. Rhys Taylor takes the direct free kick.
The ball is swung over by Sean Clohessy, clearance made by Lee Bell.
Shaun Miller on for Clayton Donaldson.
Harry Crawford on for Matthew Paterson. Ryan Hall on for Luke Prosser.
Effort from the edge of the area by Luke Murphy goes wide of the right-hand post.
Centre by Matt Tootle, clearance by Graham Coughlan.
Clayton Donaldson finds the net with a headed goal from deep inside the penalty area. Southend 0-1 Crewe.The assist for the goal came from Luke Murphy.
Inswinging corner taken by Louie Soares from the left by-line played to the near post, Luke Prosser takes a shot. Save by Rhys Taylor.
Anthony Grant has a drilled shot. Blocked by David Artell.
The assistant referee signals for offside against Joel Grant. Glenn Morris takes the direct free kick.
Shot from just outside the area by Anthony Grant goes over the bar.
Sean Clohessy crosses the ball, Rhys Taylor makes a save.
Unfair challenge on Anthony Grant by Joel Grant results in a free kick. Glenn Morris takes the free kick.
Anthony Grant handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Lee Bell.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Graham Coughlan on Clayton Donaldson. Direct free kick taken by Lee Bell.
Foul by Mat Mitchel-King on Waide Fairhurst, free kick awarded. Louie Soares takes the free kick.
(Crewe) makes a substitution, with Mat Mitchel-King coming on for Danny Blanchett.
Luke Prosser is booked. Luke Prosser gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Joel Grant. Lee Bell restarts play with the free kick.
Johnny Herd has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Waide Fairhurst on Lee Bell. Danny Blanchett takes the direct free kick.
The offside flag is raised against Clayton Donaldson. Glenn Morris takes the direct free kick.
Effort from 25 yards by Anthony Grant. Save by Rhys Taylor.
Lee Bell is given a yellow card. Unfair challenge on Matthew Paterson by Lee Bell results in a free kick. Michael Timlin takes the direct free kick.
Johnny Herd delivers the ball, Danny Blanchett manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Danny Blanchett, clearance by Johnny Herd.
Centre by Luke Murphy, Ashley Westwood takes a shot. Save by Glenn Morris.
Centre by Matt Tootle, Chris Barker manages to make a clearance.
Danny Blanchett delivers the ball, Chris Barker makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Luke Prosser. Direct free kick taken by David Artell.
Shot by Anthony Grant. Save made by Rhys Taylor.
Foul by Ashley Westwood on Anthony Grant, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Michael Timlin.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Clayton Donaldson by Luke Prosser. Ashley Westwood shoots direct from the free kick.
Corner taken right-footed by Louie Soares to the near post, Ashley Westwood manages to make a clearance.
Effort on goal by Ashley Westwood from just inside the area clears the bar.
Effort on goal by Anthony Grant from just outside the area goes harmlessly over the target.
Ashley Westwood gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Anthony Grant. Free kick taken by Michael Timlin.
Corner taken right-footed by Louie Soares, Anthony Grant takes a shot. Save by Danny Blanchett.
The ball is sent over by Sean Clohessy, clearance made by David Artell.
The ball is sent over by Johnny Herd, clearance by Danny Blanchett.
Unfair challenge on Michael Timlin by Lee Bell results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Michael Timlin.
Matthew Paterson challenges David Artell unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by David Artell.
Danny Blanchett produces a left-footed effort from long distance that goes harmlessly over the bar.
The ball is crossed by Danny Blanchett, clearance made by Johnny Herd.
The ball is delivered by Clayton Donaldson, Sean Clohessy makes a clearance.
Lee Bell delivers the ball, Clayton Donaldson takes a shot. Save by Glenn Morris.
Ashley Westwood delivers the ball.
Ashley Westwood takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post.
Foul by Michael Timlin on Byron Moore, free kick awarded. Lee Bell takes the direct free kick.
David Artell fouled by Waide Fairhurst, the ref awards a free kick. Rhys Taylor restarts play with the free kick.
Shot from outside the box by Louie Soares goes wide right of the target.
The referee gets the game underway.
It is the end of the first-half.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The referee ends the match.
As you were for Shrimpers
Boss Paul Sturrock has no new injury or suspension worries for Southend's clash with Crewe.
On-loan striker Waide Fairhurst, who made his debut in last week's 2-1 defeat to Chesterfield, will continue in attack.
Strikers Barry Corr and Blair Sturrock will miss their third consecutive game with glute and back problems respectively.
Centre-back Bilel Mohsni will also be unavailable as he serves the second game of a three-match suspension, meaning Graham Coughlan may again deputise after impressing against the Spireites.
Meanwhile, Michael Timlin is set to play the final match of his loan spell from Swindon, although he recently admitted he is keen on an extended stay with the Shrimpers.
Striker Calvin Zola and goalkeeper Steve Phillips will be included in Crewe's squad.
Zola, wanted by several of Crewe's rivals, failed to agree personal terms with Shrewsbury earlier in the week after both clubs had struck a deal and will make the trip after returning to Gresty Road.
Phillips, yet to appear this season following summer surgery on his shoulder, is expected to take his place on the bench with Rhys Taylor set to continue.
Teenage striker Nick Powell, a second-half substitute in last week's 3-3 home draw with Torquay, is unavailable as he is on international duty with England Under-17s.
Manager Dario Gradi has no new injury or suspension problems but defender Carl Martin (shin) remains a long-term absentee.
Crewe back to winning ways
Crewe ended their run of five straight league draws as two second-half goals clinched a 2-0 victory at Southend.
Clayton Donaldson put the Railwaymen ahead in the 55th minute when Luke Murphy's cross found the forward unmarked and he headed home his fifth goal of the season.
Donaldson was then substituted and his replacement Shaun Miller doubled the advantage in the 78th minute when Murphy's cross from the right was not dealt with by Southend keeper Glenn Morris, allowing Miller to volley in from close range for his sixth goal of the campaign.
Crewe had two let-offs in the first half when Lee Bell hacked Anthony Grant's goal-bound effort from Louis Soares' corner off the line, and then Ashley Westwood cleared Waide Fairhurst's shot from another Soares flag-kick off the line.
Soares had a penalty appeal turned down but at the other end referee Andy Woolmer awarded a spot-kick after Luke Prosser brought down Clayton Donaldson. Westwood's penalty smashed down off the crossbar before relieved goalkeeper Morris scooped up the ball.
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