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Southend United 1-1 Gillingham

Anthony Wordsworth
Wordsworth scored his fourth goal of the season

Promotion hopefuls Southend and Gillingham had to settle for a point each at Roots Hall in League One.

The Gills started the stronger of the two teams, but it was Southend's Anthony Wordsworth who opened the scoring with an opportunistic finish.

Jack Payne spurned a fine chance to double the Shrimpers' lead, smashing the ball into the side-netting.

And Luke Norris made them pay, levelling for Gillingham from close range for his sixth goal of the season.

Line-ups

Southend

  • 1Bentley
  • 2White
  • 5Thompson
  • 26Barrett
  • 3CokerBooked at 33mins
  • 14HurstSubstituted forMcQueenat 76'minutes
  • 22Deegan
  • 25KamaraSubstituted forLozaat 63'minutes
  • 4Wordsworth
  • 19Barnett
  • 10Payne

Substitutes

  • 11Weston
  • 12Atkinson
  • 13Smith
  • 17McLaughlin
  • 20McQueen
  • 23Loza
  • 24O'Neill

Gillingham

  • 1Nelson
  • 15Morris
  • 5EhmerBooked at 87mins
  • 50OshilajaBooked at 45mins
  • 11McGlashanBooked at 77minsSubstituted forJacksonat 80'minutes
  • 8HessenthalerSubstituted forWilliamsat 76'minutes
  • 44Wright
  • 18CroftsBooked at 31mins
  • 24Dickenson
  • 14Samuel
  • 19Norris

Substitutes

  • 2Jackson
  • 3Garmston
  • 9Williams
  • 12Morris
  • 16Osadebe
  • 17Donnelly
  • 34Oldaker
Referee:
Dean Whitestone
Attendance:
9,135

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthendAway TeamGillingham
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home12
Away16
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home1
Away9
Fouls
Home10
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Southend United 1, Gillingham 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Southend United 1, Gillingham 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Tyrone Barnett (Southend United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  4. Post update

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

  5. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Jackson (Gillingham).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jack Payne (Southend United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  7. Booking

    Max Ehmer (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

    Jack Payne (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Max Ehmer (Gillingham).

  10. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Adedeji Oshilaja (Gillingham) right footed shot from very close range is blocked.

  11. Post update

    Attempt saved. Dominic Samuel (Gillingham) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  12. Post update

    Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Daniel Bentley.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Dominic Samuel (Gillingham) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sam McQueen (Southend United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Tyrone Barnett (Southend United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Gillingham. Ryan Jackson replaces Jermaine McGlashan.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jack Payne (Southend United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Gary Deegan (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  19. Booking

    Jermaine McGlashan (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  20. Post update

    Sam McQueen (Southend United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton37235950311974
2Wigan371814560342668
3Walsall371911757381968
4Gillingham371891064442063
5Millwall371881158431562
6Barnsley371841559481158
7Bradford371610114338558
8Coventry3715111158401856
9Southend371510124945455
10Port Vale381510134445-155
11Rochdale37159135148354
12Sheff Utd371410135248452
13Scunthorpe371410134343052
14Swindon36148145553250
15Bury371310144760-1349
16Peterborough37146176260248
17Shrewsbury37129164656-1045
18Chesterfield37126194859-1142
19Fleetwood371010174348-540
20Blackpool38108203549-1438
21Doncaster37910183851-1337
22Oldham36716133650-1437
23Crewe37612193865-2730
24Colchester37610214686-4028
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