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Roots Hall (ATT 4,523) 22nd October 2013 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: James Linington

Southend Southend United vs Dagenham & Redbridge Dag + Red

Southend 0

M Phillips (S/O 27)

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Dag + Red 1

R Murphy (31)

Daggers edge out Shrimpers

Last Updated: 22/10/13 10:49pm

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Rhys Murphy: Match-winning strike

Rhys Murphy: Match-winning strike

Rhys Murphy's seventh goal of the season fired Dagenham & Redbridge to a 1-0 win against 10-man Southend United at Roots Hall.

The former Arsenal trainee sent a neat, chipped finish over the head of the advancing Shrimpers goalkeeper Daniel Bentley in the 31st minute of the match.

And that came just four minutes after Southend defender Mark Phillips was sent off for a reckless challenge on Murphy.

The Southend defender had not been dismissed in eight years but was shown a straight red card by referee James Linington following the late foul on the forward.

After the break, Murphy missed a good chance to double the Daggers' lead before Medy Elito volleyed inches wide of the target.

The closest the Shrimpers came to scoring was a powerful 20-yard shot from substitute Freddy Eastwood, which was pushed wide of the right post by Chris Lewington.

But Dagenham were forced to work hard for the win, which came just two weeks after they beat Southend 5-2 in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy at this venue.

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2 Shrewsbury Town 44 86
3 Wycombe Wanderers 44 81
4 Southend United 44 81
5 Bury 44 79
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