LEAGUE TWO: SOUTHEND United’s clash at Plymouth Argyle may have failed to have lived up to its pre-match billing of a battle between two of the league’s most in-form sides.

But the 1-1 draw was still an important and impressive share of the spoils for Phil Brown’s promotion pushing Shrimpers.

The evenly contested encounter was surprisingly short of entertainment and excitement as both sides found it hard to create clear-cut chances from open play.

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