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Morecambe3Southend1

Morecambe 3-1 Southend United

Jack Redshaw
Jack Redshaw scored Morecambe's opener against Southend

Southend missed out on automatic promotion after losing at Morecambe on the final day and seeing nearest rivals Bury win at Tranmere.

Jack Redshaw fired the hosts ahead from six yards but Jack Payne levelled from inside the box soon after.

Aaron Wildig then put Morecambe back in front when his shot from inside the area trickled over the line.

And Jamie Devitt then struck a third to leave Southend facing Stevenage in the League Two play-off semi-finals.

At half-time it looked like Phil Brown's side would secure their place in League One next season, but that all changed when Tom Soares put Bury ahead at Tranmere.

The Shakers held on to beat Southend to third place by one point.

Line-ups

Morecambe

  • 25Arestidou
  • 2Beeley
  • 22Parrish
  • 5Hughes
  • 19Wilson
  • 4Kenyon
  • 15Wildig
  • 17FlemingSubstituted forDrummondat 68'minutes
  • 3DevittSubstituted forMullinat 74'minutes
  • 7RedshawSubstituted forMcGowanat 83'minutes
  • 11Ellison

Substitutes

  • 12Mullin
  • 13Goodall
  • 16Drummond
  • 21McGowan
  • 27Amond
  • 29Bondswell
  • 30Stewart

Southend

  • 1Bentley
  • 18Leonard
  • 15Bolger
  • 26Barrett
  • 3CokerSubstituted forPigottat 72'minutes
  • 12AtkinsonSubstituted forHurstat 59'minutes
  • 8Timlin
  • 22DeeganBooked at 30minsSubstituted forWhiteat 64'minutes
  • 7Worrall
  • 19Payne
  • 10Corr

Substitutes

  • 2White
  • 11Weston
  • 13Smith
  • 14Hurst
  • 24Cassidy
  • 25McLaughlin
  • 32Pigott
Referee:
James Adcock
Attendance:
4,108

Match Stats

Home TeamMorecambeAway TeamSouthend
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home10
Away15
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away6
Fouls
Home10
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Morecambe 3, Southend United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Morecambe 3, Southend United 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Andreas Arestidou.

  4. Post update

    Shaun Beeley (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Joe Pigott (Southend United).

  6. Post update

    Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Andy Parrish.

  7. Post update

    Attempt saved. Barry Corr (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Kevin Ellison (Morecambe).

  9. Post update

    Ryan Leonard (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Morecambe. Aaron McGowan replaces Jack Redshaw.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Paul Mullin (Morecambe) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  12. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Kevan Hurst (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  13. Post update

    Paul Mullin (Morecambe) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Cian Bolger (Southend United).

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Joe Pigott (Southend United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kevin Ellison (Morecambe) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, Morecambe. Paul Mullin replaces Jamie Devitt.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Southend United. Joe Pigott replaces Ben Coker.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Barry Corr (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is too high.

  20. Post update

    Hand ball by Aaron Wildig (Morecambe).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton462810869393094
2Shrewsbury462781167313689
3Bury462671360402085
4Wycombe462315867452284
5Southend4624121054381684
6Stevenage462012146254872
7Plymouth4620111555371871
8Luton4619111654441068
9Newport461811175154-365
10Exeter461713166165-464
11Morecambe461712175352163
12Northampton46187216762561
13Oxford Utd461516155049161
14Dag & Red46178215859-159
15Wimbledon461416165460-658
16Portsmouth461415175254-257
17Accrington461511205877-1956
18York461119164651-552
19Cambridge461312216166-551
20Carlisle46148245674-1850
21Mansfield46139243862-2448
22Hartlepool46129253970-3145
23Cheltenham46914234067-2741
24Tranmere46912254567-2239
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