CAMBRIDGE United have told the EFL tomorrow's postponed game at Southend United could be played.

The Shrimpers have announced the League Two clash will not take place after players in their squad tested positive for coronavirus.

But the U's felt the match could have gone ahead.

A Cambridge club statement said: "Cambridge United have received late notification tonight from Southend United, declaring they are unable to field a team for tomorrow’s Sky Bet League Two fixture at Roots Hall.

"Having received an email from Southend United Footballl Club at 9:40pm this evening, stating their wish for the game to be postponed, Cambridge United have made representation to both the EFL and Southend to express our disappointment and that we feel it would still be possible for the fixture to be played.

"Further details will be confirmed in due course, however for clarity, tomorrow’s fixture has indeed been postponed."