SOUTHEND United manager Chris Powell has selected an unchanged starting line-up for this afternoon’s clash with Bristol Rovers at Roots Hall.

As a result, Blues will again be lining up in a 5-3-2 formation with Elvis Bwomono and Sam Hart both lining up as wing-backs.

Simon Cox partners Stephen Humphrys in attack while young striker Norman Wabo has been named on the bench following Theo Robinson’s departure to Swindon Town.

Southend United: Bishop, Bwomono, Moore, Turner, White, Hart, Yearwood, Dieng, Mantom, Cox, Humphrys

Subs: Smith, Kightly, McLaughlin, Klass, Wabo, Kelman & Hutchinson