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Southend United will arrive at Mazuma Stadium on Tuesday for the League Two game with home side Morecambe.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for Morecambe v Southend United can be seen below - as well as the best betting odds.
Morecambe will be looking for an improved result here following the 2-1 League Two defeat in their last game at the hands of Cambridge United.
The only player to score from Morecambe was Freddie Price (88'). Paul Mullin (18', 81') scored for Cambridge United.
Morecambe have been on a persistent run of goalscoring form, netting in each and every one of their last 6 games.
They have managed to rack up 9 during that period while seeing the number of goals scored against them stand at 8.
Following on from suffering a loss in their previous game against Carlisle United in League Two competition, Southend United and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Offrande Zanzala (17') and Gimé Touré (79') scored for Carlisle United.
For 6 of the previous six clashes involving Southend United, a relatively low number of goals have been scored between them and opposing teams. The overall average number of goals per game in that spell is a mere 1.17, with the average goals for The Shrimpers being 0.33. While that may be of interest, time will tell if that pattern will be maintained in this next match.
Going into this contest, Southend United are unbeaten in their last 3 league matches away from home.
Head to head
Inspecting their past head to head clashes going back to 07/09/2013 shows that Morecambe have won 5 of these and Southend United 1, with the tally of drawn results being 0.
A total of 18 goals were yielded between them in these games, with 11 from The Shrimps and 7 for The Shrimpers. The average goals per game has been 3.
The previous league match featuring these sides was League Two match day 3 on 26/09/2020 when the final score was Southend United 1-2 Morecambe.
The match was refereed by Charles Breakspear.
Team News: Morecambe
Nearly everyone is up for selection, with just the sole fitness concern for the Morecambe boss Derek Adams to be concerned with from an otherwise complete squad. Jordan Slew (Fibula Fracture) is sidelined. Liam Gibson is ineligible for this match because of suspension.
Team News: Southend United
Thanks to a completely healthy squad to choose from, Southend United manager Mark Molesley doesn’t have any fitness worries to speak of coming into this clash.
We’re of the view that Southend United will do well to score against this Morecambe outfit who should end up scoring and staying ahead.
We therefore think that it’s going to be a hard-fought 1-0 victory for Morecambe at the end of the 90.
Let’s see what happens.
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⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Mazuma Stadium (6,476)
Captain: Sam Lavelle
Chairman: Graham Howse & Rod Taylor
Manager: Derek Adams
Competitions: League Two position 6
🔑 Star Player: Cole Stockton
Usually taking up the Striker position, Cole Stockton was born in Huyton, England. Having played his first senior match for Tranmere Rovers in the 2011 - 2012 season, the talented Forward has got 7 league goals in this League Two 2020 - 2021 campaign so far from a total of 31 appearances.