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Roots Hall (ATT 4,150) 2nd October 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: K Stroud

Southend Southend United vs Burton Albion Burton Alb

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Corr: Suspended for Brewers clash

Corr: Suspended for Brewers clash

Team news ahead of Tuesday night's League Two clash between Southend and Burton Albion at Roots Hall.

Barry Corr starts a three-match suspension for Southend.

The striker, making only his second appearance following 17 months on the sidelines, was shown a red card during the weekend's 1-1 draw at Plymouth following an off-the-ball incident with Darren Purse.

Manager Paul Sturrock has opted not to appeal having reviewed the video evidence, telling Southend's official website: "The DVD catches the incident but it isn't clear cut as to what happened so I think any appeal would be unsuccessful.

"It has to be a 100 per cent clear and obvious error by the referee to stand a chance of being overturned and I think in this instance that isn't the case. That's not to say Barry is guilty but you have to make a judgement based on the evidence available and the probability of success."

Goalkeeper Paul Smith (concussion), centre-back Mark Phillips and forward Gavin Tomlin (both groin) will each be assessed again having failed fitness tests ahead of the trip to Plymouth.

A late decision will be made about whether Burton striker Calvin Zola travels with the rest of the squad.

Zola was rested for the Capital One Cup defeat at Bradford last Tuesday but on his return to the team for Saturday's home league fixture against Northampton he lasted just 47 minutes before he was forced off with a hamstring problem.

Billy Kee replaced Zola against the Cobblers and, depending on what formation manager Gary Rowett plumps for at Roots Hall, he could do so again.

Rowett gave full debuts to loan signings Rob Kiernan at centre-half and Luke Rooney on the right wing as Burton drew 3-3 with Northampton, and they could keep their places in Essex.

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Sky Bet League 2

Sky Bet League 2
Pos Team P Pts
1 Burton Albion 44 88
2 Shrewsbury Town 44 86
3 Wycombe Wanderers 44 81
4 Bury 43 79
5 Southend United 43 78
6 Stevenage 44 69
7 Plymouth Argyle 44 65
8 Luton Town 44 65
9 Newport County AFC 44 62
10 Northampton Town 44 61
11 Exeter City 44 61
12 Morecambe 44 57
13 AFC Wimbledon 44 57
14 Dagenham & Redbridge 44 56
15 Oxford United 44 55
16 Portsmouth 44 53
17 Accrington Stanley 44 53
18 Cambridge United 44 51
19 York City 44 51
20 Carlisle United 44 49
21 Mansfield Town 44 48
22 Hartlepool United 44 41
23 Cheltenham Town 44 40
24 Tranmere Rovers 44 39