OSEI Sankofa and Scott Spencer have both been named in Southend United's starting line-up for tonight's clash with Walsall as manager Steve Tilson has made two changes to his team.

Sankofa replaces the suspended Adam Barrett in defence while Spencer has been preferred to Matt Paterson in attack alongside Scott Vernon.

Southend United: Mildenhall, Francis, Sankofa, Baldwin, Herd, Scannell, McCormack, Grant, Moussa, Spencer, Vernon

Subs: Malone, Paterson, M'Voto, O'Keefe, Crawford and Bentley