SOUTHEND United manager Kevin Bond has made eight changes to his starting line-up for tonight's Trophy tie at Leyton Orient.

Mark Oxley, Ethan Hamilton and Harry Lennon are the only players to stay in the side from Saturday's 3-0 defeat to Rochdale at Roots Hall.

Winger Layton Ndukwu has been handed his first Shrimpers start while youngster Emile Acquah starts in attack.

Southend United: Oxley, Bwomono, Shaughnessy, Lennon, Blackman, Ndukwu, Kiernan, Mantom, Hamilton, Hutchinson, Acquah

Subs: Bishop, Hyam, Humphrys, Cox, Goodship, Taylor & Clifford