skip to content
Freddy Eastwood challenges Robbie Brady unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Robbie Brady takes a shot. Daniel Bentley blocks the ball.
The game is over, as the referee blows the whistle.
Abdoulaye Faye makes a clearance.
Matt Fryatt scores a right footed goal. Southend 0-2 Hull.Assist on the goal came from David Meyler.
Maynor Figueroa makes a clearance.
Cauley Woodrow fouled by Matt Fryatt, the ref awards a free kick.
Alex Bruce comes on in place of Stephen Quinn.
Freddy Eastwood is brought on as a substitute for Barry Corr.
Cauley Woodrow shown a yellow card.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Cauley Woodrow on Stephen Quinn.
Robbie Brady crosses the ball.
Clearance made by Paul McShane.
Shot by Robbie Brady. A parry by Daniel Bentley prevents the goal.
(Hull) makes a substitution, with Jake Livermore coming on for Yannick Sagbo.
Jack Payne on for Anthony Straker.
Luke Prosser makes a clearance.
Clearance made by Robbie Brady.
Ryan Leonard restarts play with the free kick.
Stephen Quinn gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ryan Leonard.
Clearance by David Meyler.
Will Atkinson takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Blocked by Liam Rosenior.
David Meyler concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Corr.
Matt Fryatt crosses the ball.
Robbie Brady comes on in place of Danny Graham.
Header by Danny Graham misses to the right of the target.
The ball is delivered by Liam Rosenior.
Clearance by Anthony Straker.
Shot by Ryan Leonard. Paul McShane gets a block in.
Cauley Woodrow joins the action as a substitute, replacing Michael Timlin.
Anthony Straker challenges Steve Harper unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Kevan Hurst sends in a cross.
Abdoulaye Faye manages to make a clearance.
Corner taken short by Stephen Quinn.
Adam Thompson delivers the ball.
Daniel Bentley restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Ryan Leonard by Stephen Quinn results in a free kick.
Free kick crossed by Ben Coker.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Abdoulaye Faye on Barry Corr.
George Boyd takes a shot. Blocked by Will Atkinson.
Clearance by Abdoulaye Faye.
Matt Fryatt scores a left footed goal. Southend 0-1 Hull.Danny Graham provided the assist for the goal.
Matt Fryatt grabs a goal with a left foot finish. Southend 0-1 Hull.
Clearance by Liam Rosenior.
David Meyler takes a shot. Daniel Bentley parries the ball away.
Michael Timlin takes the chance to get an effort at goal and missed to the right of the goal.
Foul by David Meyler on Will Atkinson, free kick awarded.
Shot by Danny Graham. Daniel Bentley safely holds on.
Clearance by George Boyd.
Maynor Figueroa manages to make a clearance.
Liam Rosenior sends in a cross.
Liam Rosenior manages to make a clearance.
Mark Phillips makes a clearance.
Clearance by Paul McShane.
Clearance made by Luke Prosser.
Headed chance falls to Barry Corr. Steve Harper safely holds on.
Clearance by Maynor Figueroa.
Michael Timlin takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Stephen Quinn gets a block in.
Liam Rosenior goes into the book.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Maynor Figueroa on Kevan Hurst.
Corner taken by George Boyd from the left by-line.
A cross is delivered by Anthony Straker.
The referee starts the second half.
The whistle is blown to end the first half.
Corner from the right by-line taken by George Boyd.
Clearance by Luke Prosser.
Liam Rosenior makes a clearance.
Adam Thompson fouled by Danny Graham, the ref awards a free kick.
Clearance made by Ben Coker.
Clearance made by Ryan Leonard.
Corner taken short by George Boyd.
Shot by Matt Fryatt. Blocked by Luke Prosser.
Clearance by Mark Phillips.
Yannick Sagbo heads at goal. Daniel Bentley safely holds on.
Free kick crossed by George Boyd.
Foul by Adam Thompson on Matt Fryatt, free kick awarded.
Yannick Sagbo is caught offside.
George Boyd takes a shot. Luke Prosser gets a block in.
Ben Coker makes a clearance.
Danny Graham has an effort at goal. Parried by Daniel Bentley back into danger.
Corner taken by George Boyd from the right by-line.
Anthony Straker crosses the ball.
Daniel Bentley takes the free kick.
The official flags Yannick Sagbo offside.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Adam Thompson on Stephen Quinn.
The ball is delivered by David Meyler.
Ben Coker crosses the ball.
Corner taken by Michael Timlin.
Header at goal by Barry Corr. Steve Harper parries the ball away.
Foul by Abdoulaye Faye on Anthony Straker, free kick awarded.
Foul by Abdoulaye Faye on Will Atkinson, free kick awarded.
Clearance made by Mark Phillips.
Kevan Hurst takes the free kick.
Liam Rosenior challenges Anthony Straker unfairly and gives away a free kick.
David Meyler restarts play with the free kick.
The ball is sent over by Stephen Quinn.
Clearance made by Maynor Figueroa.
Foul by Yannick Sagbo on Kevan Hurst, free kick awarded.
Clearance made by Abdoulaye Faye.
Shot by David Meyler went over.
Free kick taken by Steve Harper.
Barry Corr challenges Yannick Sagbo unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Matt Fryatt challenges Ryan Leonard unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Steve Harper takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Corr on Paul McShane.
Adam Thompson makes a clearance.
The game gets underway.
Brown ready to tame Tigers
Southend manager Phil Brown hopes to capitalise on the "special" atmosphere he senses around Roots Hall as he looks to knock his former employees out of the FA Cup.
The 54-year-old faces Hull for the first time since his departure from the KC Stadium in 2010 when the Premier League side travel to Essex for the sold-out fourth-round tie.
Brown took Hull into the top flight for the first time in their history during his four years in charge and, after a short spell at Preston, he now has the Shrimpers on a real crest of a wave.
They head into this cup tie having lost just once in their last 15 games, a run which has lifted them to within three points of League Two leaders Scunthorpe.
And having claimed the scalp of Championship side Millwall in round three, 10,000 supporters will squeeze into Roots Hall for the tussle with the Tigers.
"The atmosphere at Roots Hall won't be the same as any league game. Games in the FA Cup create a special feel around the place," Brown told his club's website.
"We experienced some of that magic against Millwall but if we can do it again against Hull City it will be brilliant.
"When I first came to the club I said I wanted to see a packed Roots Hall with not a seat spare. That's going to be the case on Saturday afternoon and it should make for an unbelievable cup tie. It should be magnificent."
Brown was quick to shrug off suggestions of resentment as he prepares to be reacquainted with the Hull faithful.
"I went back for a fans' presentation where they wanted to honour me which was nice," he told BBC Essex. "So I don't have any axes to grind with any of the fans.
"I don't think there are any problems as far as the Hull fans are concerned. I don't have any problems with Steve Bruce or the owners, because it was a different owner at the time."
The owner is not the only change since Brown's departure from Hull, with Paul McShane the only survivor from his days still in the squad.
Current Hull boss Bruce made nine changes as his team knocked out Middlesbrough in the third round, and with star playmaker Tom Huddlestone suspended and new strikers Nikica Jelavic and Shane Long cup-tied the visitors will not be at full strength for their trip.
In-form Southend midfielder Ryan Leonard, heading into the clash looking for his fifth goal of January, hopes the hosts can make the most of any squad rotation from Bruce.
"I expect they will make a few changes and hopefully we can take advantage of that," Leonard said. "Whatever team they put out it will still be a very strong side, but we are a team full of confidence thanks to our recent results.
"We will have to be at our very best if we are going to upset the odds, and hope they aren't at their best. But we know anything can happen in this competition."
Southend expect Ryan Leonard and Barry Corr to shake off niggles in time to feature. Both were on target in the 3-0 win over Chesterfield at the weekend but ended the game with a foot and a calf knock respectively.
Corr has not trained all week but Brown is hopeful both will be cleared to play.
Loanee Luke O'Neill is sidelined with a thigh problem picked up on Saturday while skipper John White will see specialists on Monday about the shoulder injury that has seen him miss the Shrimpers' last two games.
© 2004 - 2014 football.co.uk