Southend United 2-0 Stevenage

Myles Weston
Weston scored his first goal for Southend following his summer move from Gillingham

Southend United recorded their second win in as many League Two games with two goals in the first 20 minutes against Stevenage at Roots Hall.

Winger Myles Weston scored his first Shrimpers goal on nine minutes when he tucked in Barry Corr's knock-down.

Corr then rolled a pass to Ben Coker for the second, a driven shot from the edge of the box into the bottom corner.

Goalkeeper Daniel Bentley maintained Southend's lead with saves from Boro's Adam Marriott and Chris Whelpdale.

Stevenage manager Graham Westley told BBC Three Counties Radio:

Graham Westley

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Westley on Southend v Stevenage

"I thought they deserved to win the game over the course of the 90 minutes. Their first goal was very basic defending from our point of view.

"On a different day it could still have been a different story and we can take encouragement from that.

"Unfortunately when you let players learn and fall of the bike you get a few grazes, and we've got a graze, but there's plenty to be encouraged by."

As It Stood

TeamPWDLGDPts
1Morecambe220046
2Wycombe220046
3Southend220036
4Burton220026
5Cheltenham220026
6Shrewsbury211014
7Wimbledon211014
8Portsmouth211014
9Northampton211014
10Plymouth210123
11Bury210113
12Cambridge210103
13Mansfield210103
14Luton210103
15Stevenage2101-13
16York202002
17Tranmere2011-11
18Exeter2011-31
19Accrington2002-20
20Oxford Utd2002-20
21Newport2002-30
22Carlisle2002-30
23Hartlepool2002-30
24Dag & Red2002-40
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