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Southend United 1-0 Tranmere Rovers

Barry Corr's ninth goal in 11 League Two games earned play-off hopefuls Southend victory over Tranmere, who stay 23rd in the table.

Southend keeper Daniel Bentley made an outstanding save early on to deny Kayode Odejayi from close range.

Corr scored the only goal of the game just before half-time as he neatly fired home Will Atkinson's corner.

Tranmere pushed for an equaliser late on but the Shrimpers defence remained firm to secure the victory.

The game saw Bentley equal a club record by keeping a 10th clean sheet in a row at home.

Line-ups

Southend

  • 1Bentley
  • 2White
  • 15BolgerBooked at 60mins
  • 26Barrett
  • 3Coker
  • 12Atkinson
  • 22Deegan
  • 8Timlin
  • 25McLaughlinSubstituted forWorrallat 72'minutes
  • 10CorrSubstituted forPigottat 69'minutes
  • 24Cassidy

Substitutes

  • 7Worrall
  • 11Weston
  • 13Smith
  • 14Hurst
  • 19Payne
  • 23Binnom-Williams
  • 32Pigott

Tranmere

  • 1Williams
  • 5Ihiekwe
  • 32ThompsonSubstituted forMyrie-Williamsat 61'minutes
  • 12DonacienBooked at 76mins
  • 2Holmes
  • 4PowerSubstituted forDonnellyat 61'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 22JenningsBooked at 42mins
  • 14Laird
  • 17Taylor
  • 16StocktonSubstituted forKirbyat 73'minutes
  • 9Odejayi

Substitutes

  • 3Ridehalgh
  • 15Kirby
  • 19Molyneux
  • 23Shuker
  • 26Brezovan
  • 29Donnelly
  • 31Myrie-Williams
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
5,846

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthendAway TeamTranmere
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home8
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away7
Fouls
Home15
Away12

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Southend United 1, Tranmere Rovers 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Southend United 1, Tranmere Rovers 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Jake Kirby (Tranmere Rovers).

  4. Post update

    Ben Coker (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Marc Laird (Tranmere Rovers) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Tranmere Rovers. Conceded by John White.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Jake Cassidy (Southend United).

  8. Post update

    Danny Holmes (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  9. Booking

    Rory Donnelly (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Will Atkinson (Southend United).

  11. Post update

    Jennison Myrie-Williams (Tranmere Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Rory Donnelly.

  13. Post update

    Michael Timlin (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Jake Kirby (Tranmere Rovers).

  15. Booking

    Janoi Donacien (Tranmere Rovers) is shown the yellow card.

  16. Post update

    Jake Cassidy (Southend United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Janoi Donacien (Tranmere Rovers).

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Tranmere Rovers. Jake Kirby replaces Cole Stockton.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Southend United. David Worrall replaces Stephen McLaughlin.

  20. Post update

    Gary Deegan (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton42259860342684
2Shrewsbury42258965283783
3Wycombe422114762412177
4Bury412271255391673
5Southend412012948351372
6Stevenage421811135850865
7Plymouth4218101449321764
8Newport421711144748-162
9Luton421710154943661
10Exeter421613135759-261
11Northampton42176196155657
12Morecambe421512154747057
13Wimbledon421413155256-455
14Portsmouth421314154950-153
15Dag & Red42157205055-552
16Oxford Utd421215154348-551
17Accrington42149195369-1651
18Cambridge421212185557-248
19York421018144346-348
20Carlisle42136235069-1945
21Mansfield42129213455-2145
22Hartlepool42117243362-2940
23Tranmere42912214359-1639
24Cheltenham42813213662-2637
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