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Blackpool 1-1 Southend United

Blackpool picked up another point in their quest for League One survival after coming from behind to draw with Southend.

The Seasiders were denied a first-minute goal by the woodwork as Viv Solomon-Otabor's pull-back found Sean Longstaff who rattled the crossbar from 12 yards.

And the upright worked in the Shrimpers' favour again 10 minutes later. Anthony Wordsworth's brilliant free-kick came back off a post and fell kindly for Marc-Antoine Fortune, who bundled in from close range.

But Blackpool hit back in first-half stoppage-time as Danny Philliskirk's strike was cleared off the line before Clark Robertson fired in the rebound from 12 yards.

Southend goalkeeper Mark Oxley produced a superb double save to deny Longstaff and then Kyle Vassell three minutes after the break.

Blackpool's Colin Daniel almost put his side in front after 75 minutes as he surged forward from left-back but fired just wide of the far post.

It was Southend, though, who came closest to a winner after 83 minutes as Jason Demetriou was sent clean through but struck the near post.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Blackpool

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 28Lumley
  • 20Turton
  • 16Tilt
  • 5Robertson
  • 23Daniel
  • 14Ryan
  • 44Spearing
  • 17Solomon-Otabor
  • 15S LongstaffSubstituted forGnanduilletat 78'minutes
  • 18PhilliskirkBooked at 69mins
  • 7VassellSubstituted forAgyeiat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Aimson
  • 8D'Almeida
  • 10Clayton
  • 11Gnanduillet
  • 22Agyei
  • 24Cooke
  • 37Mafoumbi

Southend

Formation 4-4-2

  • 1Oxley
  • 24Demetriou
  • 48White
  • 6TurnerBooked at 45mins
  • 3CokerBooked at 84mins
  • 11McLaughlin
  • 16Yearwood
  • 8TimlinBooked at 65mins
  • 4Wordsworth
  • 9FortunéSubstituted forMantomat 74'minutes
  • 10CoxBooked at 15minsSubstituted forRobinsonat 46'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Kightly
  • 13Bishop
  • 18Mantom
  • 19Ladapo
  • 21Harrison
  • 31Robinson
  • 44Wright
Referee:
Andy Haines
Attendance:
3,213

Match Stats

Home TeamBlackpoolAway TeamSouthend
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home10
Away5
Shots on Target
Home1
Away2
Corners
Home11
Away3
Fouls
Home8
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Blackpool 1, Southend United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Blackpool 1, Southend United 1.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Blackpool. Conceded by Michael Turner.

  4. Booking

    Ben Coker (Southend United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  5. Post update

    Daniel Agyei (Blackpool) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Ben Coker (Southend United).

  7. Post update

    Jason Demetriou (Southend United) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

  8. Post update

    Dru Yearwood (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Colin Daniel (Blackpool).

  10. Post update

    Foul by Armand Gnanduillet (Blackpool).

  11. Post update

    Sam Mantom (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Armand Gnanduillet (Blackpool) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

  13. Post update

    Armand Gnanduillet (Blackpool) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Sam Mantom (Southend United).

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Blackpool. Daniel Agyei replaces Kyle Vassell.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Blackpool. Armand Gnanduillet replaces Sean Longstaff.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jimmy Ryan (Blackpool) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Colin Daniel (Blackpool) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Southend United. Sam Mantom replaces Marc-Antoine Fortuné.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Oliver Turton.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Blackburn372210570353576
2Shrewsbury36228649272274
3Wigan34218563234071
4Rotherham372051263432065
5Scunthorpe381513105546958
6Plymouth37169124745257
7Peterborough3715111159471256
8Portsmouth37164174547-252
9Charlton361410124446-252
10Bristol Rovers37155175356-350
11Bradford35155154852-450
12Gillingham361213114240249
13Southend371211144355-1247
14Blackpool371113134448-446
15Oxford Utd36129155254-245
16Walsall371111154754-744
17Doncaster361013134344-143
18Wimbledon37119173748-1142
19Oldham361010165062-1240
20Fleetwood36109174657-1139
21Northampton37109183560-2539
22MK Dons37911173751-1438
23Rochdale34713143442-834
24Bury3779213155-2430
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