SOUTHEND United caretaker manager Gary Waddock has made two changes to his starting line-up for this afternoon's clash at Gillingham.

Jason Demetriou has come in for the suspended Nathan Ralph while Isaac Hutchinson replaces the injured Charlie Kelman.

Blues are also without Sam Mantom (hamstring) and Brandon Goodship (illness).

Southend United: Oxley. Demetriou, Kiernan, Lennon, Bwomono, Hutchinson, Milligan, Hamilton, McLaughlin, Cox, Humphrys

Subs: Bishop, Hyam, Dieng, Ndukwu, Shaughnessy, Taylor & Acquah