The Shrimpers Take On The Shrimps This Tuesday Evening

SOUTHEND United return to League 2 action tomorrow evening when they travel to high flyers Morecambe in search of the three points that have eluded them so many times this season.

BUILD-UP

SOUTHEND United return to League 2 action tomorrow evening when they travel to high flyers Morecambe in search of the three points that have eluded them so many times this season.

Following a dreadful 0-2 at home to Carlisle United over the weekend, the Shrimpers must do better and show they care what is happening to the club following what can only be described as a lackluster showing against Carlisle, a game in which many supporters expected the players to fight for the cause but instead received a smack in the face.

With Colchester playing on Monday against Barrow the Shrimpers will know what needs to be done to keep up with fellow relegation rivals Colchester. Should they fail to better or equal Colchesters result the Shrimpers will sit 8 points adrift of the ewes.

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TEAM NEWS

Timothee Dieng

Dieng will be available for this fixture having served a suspension following the penalty incident away to Scunthorpe United a few weeks back.

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James Olayinka

Unfortunately Olayinka seems to have suffered yet another injury and as a result, has returned to parent club Arsenal for scans

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Alan McCormack

McCormack looks unlikely to be fit for this fixture following a calf injury picked up over the weekend against Carlisle United which saw the midfielder exit the field of play after just 35 minutes.

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THE OPPOSITION

Last Campaign: League 2 (22nd)

Current Campaign: League 2 (6th)

Previous Fixture: Cambridge United 2 Morecambe 1

Manager: Derek Adams

20/21 Top Scorer: Carlos Mendes Gomes (12)

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