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Southend United 2-1 Barnsley

Luke Prosser
Luke Prosser's goal against the Tykes was his first since December 2013

Southend United came from a goal down against Barnsley to secure a sixth win in their last seven games.

The Tykes took the lead when the Shrimpers' goalkeeper Daniel Bentley brought down Marley Watkins, and Josh Scowen slotted home the penalty.

Myles Weston set up Anthony Wordsworth for the equaliser for the hosts with a crisp shot inside the area.

The comeback was complete just before half-time when defender Luke Prosser tucked home at the back post.

Line-ups

Southend

  • 1BentleyBooked at 23mins
  • 2WhiteBooked at 34mins
  • 15Bolger
  • 6Prosser
  • 3Coker
  • 18Leonard
  • 8Timlin
  • 4WordsworthBooked at 37minsSubstituted forReaat 74'minutes
  • 23PigottBooked at 40mins
  • 9MooneySubstituted forAtkinsonat 79'minutes
  • 11WestonSubstituted forMcLaughlinat 87'minutes

Substitutes

  • 10Payne
  • 12Atkinson
  • 13Smith
  • 14Hurst
  • 17McLaughlin
  • 20Rea
  • 28Williams

Barnsley

  • 1Davies
  • 4Roberts
  • 26Mawson
  • 5Nyatanga
  • 32WabaraBooked at 38minsSubstituted forK Harrisat 73'minutes
  • 19Pearson
  • 21Crowley
  • 7Scowen
  • 3Smith
  • 15WatkinsBooked at 34minsSubstituted forWinnallat 48'minutes
  • 12SmithSubstituted forJacksonat 65'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Bree
  • 9Winnall
  • 11Jackson
  • 13Townsend
  • 14Digby
  • 27K Harris
  • 30White
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
6,572

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthendAway TeamBarnsley
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home11
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home7
Away2
Fouls
Home14
Away19

Live Text

Match ends, Southend United 2, Barnsley 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southend United 2, Barnsley 1.

Ryan Leonard (Southend United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kadeem Harris (Barnsley).

Foul by Luke Prosser (Southend United).

Sam Winnall (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Pigott (Southend United).

Ben Pearson (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Joe Pigott (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Stephen McLaughlin replaces Myles Weston.

Attempt missed. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Hand ball by Michael Timlin (Southend United).

Attempt missed. Ben Coker (Southend United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Will Atkinson replaces David Mooney.

Attempt blocked. Ben Coker (Southend United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

David Mooney (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alfie Mawson (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Glen Rea replaces Anthony Wordsworth.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Kadeem Harris replaces Reece Wabara.

Foul by Anthony Wordsworth (Southend United).

Sam Winnall (Barnsley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Simeon Jackson (Barnsley) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Myles Weston (Southend United) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is saved in the centre of the goal.

Myles Weston (Southend United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Alfie Mawson (Barnsley).

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Simeon Jackson replaces Michael Smith.

Corner, Barnsley. Conceded by Ryan Leonard.

Ben Coker (Southend United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Michael Smith (Barnsley).

Foul by Ryan Leonard (Southend United).

Reece Wabara (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Alfie Mawson (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Marc Roberts.

Attempt missed. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Daniel Crowley (Barnsley) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Michael Timlin (Southend United).

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Josh Scowen.

Substitution

Substitution, Barnsley. Sam Winnall replaces Marley Watkins because of an injury.

Ryan Leonard (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Marley Watkins (Barnsley).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gillingham1383226131327
2Walsall137421981125
3Burton138141313025
4Bury136612317624
5Coventry1272320101023
6Sheff Utd136342219321
7Southend136341412221
8Wigan135532115620
9Peterborough135352421318
10Rochdale135351816218
11Port Vale134541514117
12Scunthorpe135261516-117
13Millwall125251921-217
14Chesterfield135261820-217
15Bradford124441316-316
16Colchester134451927-816
17Barnsley124261618-214
18Shrewsbury134271619-314
19Fleetwood133371820-212
20Swindon133371722-512
21Oldham131931521-612
22Blackpool12336917-812
23Doncaster12255915-611
24Crewe132381322-99
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