Stevenage found currently in 4th position of the ranking of its group of Checkatrade Trophy, managed to collect one point after two rounds.
Alternating hosts part of developments in the championship with 6 points accumulated in the last 4 matches. Previous round, Stevenage triumphed on the ground in Mansfield, 2-1.
Stevenage left early FA Cup after losing the duel with those from Port Vale, a few days ago, score 0-1.
Stevenage lost only once at home in front of Southend, a 1-4 in 2001.
On the other side, Southend occupies the first position of the ranking group with 6 points accumulated in 2 matches.
Guests undergoing a pretty good championship with 8 points obtained in 4 stages. Recently, Southend drew at home 1-1 in front of Shrewsbury.
Like his opponent, Southend was eliminated from the first round of the FA Cup, by Millwall, 1-0.
Southend managed to win only one of the last seven official games played on foreign land, in front of Milton Keynes.