Jamar Loza starts upfront against Oxford United
Jamar Loza was handed his first start for Southend United for Blues’ game against Oxford United on Monday night.
Loza made his debut in the 0-0 draw with Bristol Rovers on Friday night, but was in from the start against the U’s.
Freddy Eastwood was the man to drop to the bench, as Loza was partnered by Lee Barnard.
Luke Prosser was again on the bench with Jakub Sokolik and John Egan keeping their place in the starting line-up.
Marc Laird was back on the bench with Bedsente Gomis dropping out.
Blues: Bentley; White, Coker, Sokolik, Egan; Hurst, Leonard, Timlin, Atkinson; Loza, Barnard.
Subs: Smith, Laird, Prosser, Eastwood, Straker, Clifford, Payne.