Southend United have recalled striker Britt Assombalonga for tonight’s clash against Bristol Rovers.
The Watford loanee returns to the starting line-up in place of forward Barry Corr.
Meanwhile, Millwall loanee Tamika Mkandawire is handed his debut in the Blues midfield.
He replaces Alex Woodyard who drops to the bench.
Defender Ryan Cresswell is declared fit to start after suffering with concussion.
Southend: Smith, Clohessy, Phillips, Cresswell, Barker, Hurst, Timlin, Mkandawire, Laird, Assombalonga, Tomlin.
Subs: Bentley, Corr, Eastwood, Woodyard, Straker, Martin, Leonard.