Just the one change from the side that played Portsmouth in midweek, as Tom Broadbent steps in, initially replacing Daniel Leadbitter, however he is now also starting after Tom Lockyer pulled out during the warm-up.
Rovers XI: Adam Smith (GK), James Clarke, Daniel Leadbitter, Tom Broadbent, Tony Craig, Ollie Clarke, Ed Upson, Liam Sercombe, Kyle Bennett, Tom Nichols, Stefan Payne.
Unused Subs: Alexis Andre-Jr (GK), Michael Kelly, Luke Russe, Alex Rodman, Bernard Mensah, Gavin Reilly, Alex Jakubiak.
Southend XI: Mark Oxley (GK), Elvis Bwomono, Ben Coker, Michael Turner, Michael Kightly, Tom Hopper, Stephen McLaughlin, Sam Mantom, Jason Demetriou, Theo Robinson, John White.
Unused Subs: Simon Cox, Nathan Bishop, Michael Klass, Harry Kyprianou, Shawn McCoulsky, Stephen Hendrie, Lewis Gard.