A STATISTICAL preview of Southend United's clash at Ebbsfleet United.


Southend wins: 1

Draws: 0

Ebbsfleet wins: 0


National League (Oct 23) - Southend 3 Ebbsfleet 0


Southend: WDDWDD

Ebbsfleet: WLWWWW


Lauren Impey

Friday's match will be Impey's second in the National League and her first involving Blues.


Boreham Wood v Dagenham & Redbridge, Dorking Wanderers v Bromley, Ebbsfleet United v Southend United, Gateshead v Rochdale, Hartlepool United v FC Halifax Town, Kidderminster Harriers v Altrincham, Maidenhead United v Aldershot Town, Oldham Athletic v AFC Fylde, Oxford City v Wealdstone, Solihull Moors v Barnet, Woking v Eastleigh, York City v Chesterfield.


>Ebbsfleet are 17th in the table with 47 points from 39 games. They have won nine, drawn three and lost eight at home this season, scoring 29 goals and conceding 22.

>Friday's game will be Blues' first game at Ebbsfleet in a competitive fixture.

>Ebbsfleet are top of the National League form guide for the past six games.

>Former Blues midfielder Josh Wright is now with Ebbsfleet along with another ex Shrimper, Luke O'Neill and former Southend loanee Shaq Coulhirst. Striker Dominic Poleon was also in Blues' academy as a youngster.

>Ebbsfleet are five unbeaten at home.

>Ebbsfleet expect Friday's game to be their highest attendance for a regular fixture in more than 20 years. 

>Dominic Poleon is Ebbsfleet's top scorer with 15 goals this season.

>Blues' first team coach Mark Bentley played for Ebbsfleet, when they were know as Gravesend & Norfleet, during his own career. He was voted their player of the year for the 2002/03 season.

>Joe Martin, the brother of Blues goalkeeping coach David Martin, is now with Ebbsfleet