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Match Preview: Southend United (H)

All The Latest Ahead of Game Against The Shrimpers

16 March 2018

Fixture | Blackpool vs Southend United – Date | Saturday 17 March – Venue | Bloomfield Road

Back-to-back home wins will be the target for Blackpool tomorrow, as The Seasiders host Southend United. 

Just a point separates the sides ahead of the clash, with Pool looking to go above The Shrimpers in the table. 

Last Time Out: 

Jimmy Ryan's last-gasp strike against Charlton secured Blackpool their first victory at Bloomfield Road since mid-October on Tuesday night. 

Southend, meanwhile, played out their second consecutive 0-0 draw away at Rochdale in midweek. 

Team News: 

Nathan Delfouneso misses out for Blackpool due to concusssion, while Kelvin Mellor is sidelined with ankle ligament damage. Danny Philliskirk is pushing to start after featuring as a first-half substitute against Charlton. 

Chris Powell hopes to welcome John White back for the visitors, though Rob Kiernan remains out with a knee problem. 

Match Betting Odds: 

Blackpool Win - 23/20
Draw - 9/4
Southend United Win - 5/2

Previous Meeting: 

Elsewhere in Sky Bet League One: 

Charlton Athletic vs Fleetwood Town
Gillingham vs Blackburn Rovers
MK Dons vs Bury
Northampton Town vs Rotherham United
Oldham Athletic vs Portsmouth
Oxford United vs Peterborough United
Plymouth Argyle vs Bristol Rovers
Rochdale vs AFC Wimbledon
Scunthorpe United vs Shrewsbury Town

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