LIVE MATCH UPDATES: Peterborough United v Southend: Posh rest experienced players

Peterborough United have rested key men Steven Taylor and Anthony Grant from tonight's second round Checkatrade Trophy tie against Southend at the ABAX Stadium (December 6, 7.45pm)

Wednesday, 6th December 2017, 6:57 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 8:55 am
Action from Southend v Posh earlier this season.

The experienced duo are not on the substitutes’ bench. They are replaced by captain Jack Baldwin and Jermaine Anderson in the starting line-up.

It’s a last-32 game tonight. Posh drew 1-1 with their League One rivals at Roots Hall earlier this season.

Posh: Jonathan Bond, Alex Penny, Andrew Hughes, Jack Baldwin, Ryan Tafazolli, Chris Forrester, Jermaine Anderson, Gwion Edwards, Marcus Maddison, Leo Da Silva Lopes, Jack Marriott. Substitutes; Ricky Miller, Idris Kanu, Conor O’Malley, Michael Doughty, Danny Lloyd, Sam Cartwright, Lewis Freestone.

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Southend: Mark Oxley, Jason Demetriou, Andton Ferdinand, John White, Stephen Hendrie, Jermaine McGlashan, Josh Wright, Anthony Wordsworth, Michael Timlin, Nile Ranger, Amadou Ba. Substitues: Nathan Bishop, Elvis Bwomono, Stephen McLaughlin, Dru Yearwood, Ryan Leonard, Simon Cox, Theo Robinson.

Referee: John Busby.

Alan Swann is at the ABAX Stadium for the PT so check back for a match report and match reaction.

Also follow @PTAlanSwann on Twitter for live match updates.