Southend United boss Paul Sturrock has made three changes ahead of today’s match with Barnet.
Sturrock has handed starts to Paul Smith, Anthony Straker and Gavin Tomlin for the clash against League Two’s bottom side.
Tomlin returns to the starting line-up after a groin problem whilst Straker replaces John Spicer who misses the match with suspension.
Winger Dave Martin drops to the bench whilst keeper Daniel Bentley joins him after deputising for the injured Smith in Blues last four matches.
Under 18's central midfielder Jack Paxman is included amongst the substitutes.
Southend: Smith, Clohessy, Straker, Cresswell, Eastwood, Timlin, Hurst, Prosser, Assombalonga, Tomlin, Barker.
Subs: Bentley, Coughlan, Martin, Benyon, Paxman, Woodyard, Njie.