Manager Grant McCann apologises to the fans for Peterborough United's 4-1 home defeat by Southend United.
Southend United's Michael Timlin says he was desperate to play against Peterborough, one day after the birth of his son.
Southend's fine form continues with an emphatic win at promotion rivals Peterborough taking them to fifth in League One.
Peterborough must do without suspended midfield duo Chris Forrester and Anthony Grant for Tuesday's Sky Bet League One clash with Southend.
Northampton twice come from behind to share a League One draw at Southend.
Southend must again do without suspended midfielder Will Atkinson for the visit of Northampton.
Southend United are represented in the latest Football League team of the week that has been selected after this week's action.
Second-half headers from Marc-Antoine Fortune and Theo Robinson give Southend United victory at Oxford.