Southend United remain 12th in League One after thrashing Gillingham 4-0 at Roots Hall yesterday.
The Kent side were reduced to ten men after striker Lee Martin was sent off just before half time for a dangerous tackle on Theo Robinson.
In League Two Colchester United are up to tenth after beating Forest Green Rovers 2-1.
In the Essex derby in the National League South Chelmsford City beat Concord Rangers 1-0.
Meanwhile Billericay Town`s game at home to Tonbridge Angels in the Isthmian Premier was called off because of a waterlogged pitch.
The match will now be played at Aveley’s ground tonight at 7.45.