We take a look at how we got on last time we came up against Southend.
Port Vale v Southend United
At Vale Park
Saturday 13th August 2016
Attendance 4,727 including 254 visiting supporters
A first half glancing header from Anton Forrester and a second half strike from Vale defender Remie Streete saw Vale record their first win of the season with a 2-0 win over Southend United.
It was the visitors’ third defeat in eight days, but they made Vale work hard for the three points, but despite that Vale were good value for the win.
PORT VALE: Jak Alnwick, Calvin Mac-Intosch, Kjell Knops, Remie Streete, Anthony Grant, Paulo Tavares, Jerome Thomas, Sam Foley, Nathan Smith, Rigino Cicilia, JJ Hooper.
SUBS: Ryan Boot, James Gibbons, Chris Mbamba, Quentin Pereira, Anthony de Freitas, Alex Jones, Anton Forrester
SOUTHEND UNITED: Mark Oxley, Ben Coker, Adam Barrett, David Mooney, Simon Cox, Steve McLaughlin, Will Atkinson, Jakub Sokolik, Jermaine McGlashan, Ryan Leonard, Jason Demeriou.
SUBS: John White, Adam Thompson, Luke O’Neill, Adam King, Jack Bridge, Jason Williams, Ted Smith