Southend manager Phil Brown heaped praise on his side's improved defending after they held Burton to a 0-0 draw at Roots Hall.
Team news for Friday's League Two clash between Southend United and Burton Albion at Roots Hall.
Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink praised his Burton promotion chasers for getting their timing right in a 4-0 defeat of managerless Hartlepool.
Promotion-chasing Burton piled the misery on managerless Hartlepool with a 4-0 victory - their best of the season.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Burton Albion and Hartlepool United at the Pirelli Stadium.
Burton winger Jimmy Phillips is closing in on a long-awaited return from lengthy absence through injury.
Burton and Exeter missed their chance to put pressure on their promotion rivals as they fought out a 1-1 draw at St James' Park.
Boss Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink felt Burton deserved to come away from Exeter with victory following a 1-1 draw at St James' Park.