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Southend United will take to the pitch with away team Crawley Town at Roots Hall in this League Two clash on Saturday.
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Southend United enter this game coming off the back of a 1-1 League Two draw versus Morecambe.
The only player to score from Southend United was Timothée Dieng (18'). Cole Stockton (56') scored for Morecambe.
Under three goals per game were recorded in 6 of the last 6 fixtures where Southend United have taken part. With regard to the goal split during this period, their opponents scored an aggregate of 4 and The Shrimpers managed the sum of 3.
Their prior results show that Southend United:
- haven't been beaten in the league by Crawley Town in their last 2 matches.
- haven’t won at home in the past 9 matches in the league. Something needs to change.
Following on from a losing effort in their last game against Oldham Athletic in League Two competition, Crawley Town and their fans will hope to get a better result this time.
The only scorer from Crawley Town was James Tilley (90'). Conor McAleny (40', 47'), Cameron Borthwick-Jackson (41') and Dylan Bahamboula (95') scored for Oldham Athletic.
Looking at their form, and Crawley Town have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, seeing opposing sides hit 13 goals in total. At the back, The Red Devils just haven’t been too solid at all. We will just have to find out whether or not that trend will be sustained in this game.
Coming into this contest, Crawley Town are without an away win for the past 3 league matches.
Head to head
The last league match featuring these sides was League Two match day 4 on 03/10/2020 when it finished Crawley Town 1-1 Southend United.
The referee was Brett Huxtable.
Team News: Southend United
Southend United boss Mark Molesley will be thankful to have no fitness concerns at all ahead of this game with a fully healthy squad to choose from.
Team News: Crawley Town
Owing to a fully healthy group available to select from, Crawley Town manager John Yems does not have any fitness concerns at all before this clash.
Our thinking is that Southend United could well find it tough to put one past this Crawley Town lineup who we reckon should win and very possibly keep a clean sheet.
Our tip is therefore for a 0-1 advantage for Crawley Town after 90 minutes.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Roots Hall (12,392)
Captain: Jason Demetriou
Chairman: Ron Martin
Manager: Mark Molesley
Competitions: League Two position 23
⭐ Star Player: Emile Acquah
Mostly used in the Striker position, Emile Acquah was born in England. After having played his first senior match for Southend United in the 2020 - 2021 season, the accomplished Forward has got 2 league goals in this League Two 2020 - 2021 campaign to date in a total of 28 appearances.