SOUTHEND United manager Chris Powell has made one enforced change to his starting line-up for this afternoon’s clash with Portsmouth.

Simon Cox has returned to the team in place of the injured Michael Kightly with Shayon Harrison moving onto the left flank.

However, the rest of side remains unchanged with Freddie Ladapo in attack ahead of Marc-Antoine Fortune who has been selected among the substitutes alongside the fit-again Josh Wright.

Southend United: Oxley, Demetriou, Turner, Ferdinand, Coker, McLaughlin, Yearwood, Timlin, Harrison, Cox, Ladapo

Subs: Bishop, Fortune, McGlashan, Kyprianou, Robinson, Bwomono & Wright