Two changes for the trip to Scunthorpe UnitedSouthend United manager Phil Brown made two changes for the visit to Scunthorpe United.
Michael Timlin and Anthony Straker were replaced by Marc Laird and Conor Clifford.
New signing Jakub Sokolik was named on the bench.
John White, John Egan and Ben Coker were all passed fit for the game, and started.
Bedsente Gomis was the man to miss out for Sokolik's inclusion.
The changes would mean Will Atkinson moved out to the wing, with Barry Corr supported by him and Kevan Hurst.
Blues: Bentley; White, Coker, Phillips, Egan; Leonard, Laird, Clifford; Atkinson, Hurst, Corr.
Subs: Sokolik, Smith, Payne, Eastwood, Barnard, Timlin, Straker.