There are three changes to the starting line-up named by Mark Molesley to take on Port Vale this afternoon.
In come Brandon Goodship, Kazaiah Sterling and Shaun Hobson for Emile Acquah, Jason Demetriou and Ashley Nathaniel-George.
Mark Oxley will wear the armband for Blues and Elvis Bwomono makes his 100th appearance for the club, becoming the sixth youngest player to achieve that feat.
Port Vale make two changes with one former Southend player starting and another on the bench. Theo Robinson drops out from the Valiants' win on Tuesday against Cheltenham, but David Worrall keeps his place in the starting XI.