Striker Freddy Eastwood has been handed his first start of the season tonight against Burton Albion.
The Blues forward will partner Britt Assombalonga in attack at Roots Hall.
Meanwhile, goalkeeper Daniel Bentley keeps his place in goal with Paul Smith returning to the subs bench following a neck injury.
United remain unchanged elsewhere from the starting line-up in the 1-1 draw with Plymouth.
Southend: Bentley, Clohessy, Cresswell, Eastwood, Timlin, Martin, Hurst, Prosser, Spicer, Assombalonga, Barker.
Subs: Smith, Straker, Coughlan, Leonard, Benyon, Woodyard, Njie.