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Morecambe 2, Southend United 1, FULL TIME
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Southend United manager Phil Brown: "Morecambe had the nous and experience they needed to get over the line and we need to learn from that.
“We can’t play pretty football every week and harsh words have been said in the dressing room.
“In the first half we deserved something from the game but in the second we didn’t and it’s another disappointing afternoon.
“We have to do better and we will keep working hard to make sure that happens.”
Match report now online
Morecambe 2, Blues 1
Four minutes of stoppage time to be played
Barry Corr heads Ben Coker's left wing cross inches over the crossbar
Kevin Ellison booked for a foul on John White
13 minutes to go. Blues not really looking like scoring at the moment to be honest.
Goal came on the counter attack. Keeper threw ball out to Shaun Beeley. He charged forward, beat Conor Clifford & teed up Jack Redshaw to fire home.
Blues make their last change with Marc Laird coming on for Ryan Leonard, who has been Blues' best player for me today.
GOAL. Morecambe 2, Blues 1. Redshaw
Morecambe make their first change with Jack Redshaw coming on Padraig Amond.
Kevin Ellison volley goes just wide of the right post. Half the ground (and me) thought it had gone in.
Barnard to score the winner. My prediction.
Lee Barnard on for Will Atkinson
Attendance: 1, 608 with 209 from Blues
Blues make their first change with Conor Clifford coming on for Michael Timlin with 51 minutes on the clock.
Padraig Amond through on goal but his low shot is blocked by Daniel Bentley.
The second half is underway
Blues looked the better team there but a defensive lapse means they're level at the break
Morecambe 1, Blues 1
25 yard shot from Ryan Leonard is tipped wide of the left post by Barry Roche. Good save.
Plymouth now level at Bristol Rovers, 1-1.
Morecambe fan in front of me keeps giving Kevan Hurst stick for looking like Joey Essex!
Can't quite work out how Blues haven't scored there. Kevan Hurst's left wing cross was deflected in to the path of Anthony Straker inside the six yard but he failed to control the ball. An attempted clearance from a defender then struck Barry Corr and flew wide of the left post.
Very sloppy from Blues. Long ball over the top. Daniel Bentley failed to claim & Kevin Ellison netted from a narrow angle.
Morecambe 1, Blues 1. Kevin Ellison
Kevan Hurst cuts in off the right flank and sends a left footed shot just over.
Andrew Fleming booked for a late tackle on Ryan Leonard
Ryan Leonard also scored here in the FA Cup and it's the perfect way to celebrate signing his new contract.
Kevan Hurst's left wing cross was headed in to the top left hand corner of the net by Ryan Leonard from 12 yards.
Morecambe 0, Blues 1. Leonard
On the music theme, what songs could we play during the action at Roots Hall?
8th placed Plymouth 1-0 down at Bristol Rovers
Morecambe winger Kevin Ellison shoots wide of the right post from 20 yards
Blues chairman Ron Martin was pitchside before the game shaking hands with the players as they came off after their warm up.
Both teams lining up in a 4-3-3 formation today. Former Blues loanee Jack Sampson in attack for Morecambe
First 30 seconds of the game played with Queen's One Vision blaring out. Quite enjoyed it TBH. Was like being at the basketball.
The Shrimps v the Shrimpers is underway
Morecambe: Roche, Beeley, Threlfall, Kenyon, Hughes, Sampson, Ellison, McCready, Drummond, Fleming, Amond
Subs: Arestidou, Diagne, Redshaw, Wright, Williams, Marshall & Parrish
Blues are unchanged for the match at Morecambe this afternoon
Blues: Bentley, White, Phillips, Egan, Coker, Leonard, Atkinson, Timlin, Hurst, Corr, Straker
Subs: P Smith, Laird, Eastwood, Clifford, Payne, Gomis & Barnard
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