Match ends, York City 2, Southend United 3.
Southend United racked up a third consecutive win by beating struggling York City 3-2 at Bootham Crescent.
The visitors went ahead on nine minutes when Myles Weston tucked away a penalty awarded after Jack Payne had been fouled by Dave Winfield.
York went into the interval level when skipper Russell Penn headed home but Southend restored their advantage on 52 minutes through Kevan Hurst.
Payne added a third on 78 minutes before Winfield's late consolation.
- 20MeikleSubstituted forStrakerat 64'minutes
- 8SummerfieldSubstituted forPlattat 64'minutes
- 39HydeBooked at 25minsSubstituted forJarvisat 79'minutes
- 5ThompsonBooked at 58mins
- 23WilliamsBooked at 89mins
- 19PayneSubstituted forIbenfeldtat 86'minutes
- 16CliffordSubstituted forAtkinsonat 76'minutes
- 22DeeganBooked at 45mins
- 17CoulthirstSubstituted forWorrallat 65'minutes
- Paul Tierney
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, York City 2, Southend United 3.
Femi Ilesanmi (York City) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Foul by Kevan Hurst (Southend United).
Jerome Williams (Southend United) is shown the yellow card.
Marvin McCoy (York City) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Jerome Williams (Southend United).
Substitution, Southend United. Mads Ibenfeldt replaces Jack Payne.
Goal! York City 2, Southend United 3. Dave Winfield (York City) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Marvin McCoy.
Attempt blocked. Anthony Straker (York City) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
Marvin McCoy (York City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Myles Weston (Southend United).
Attempt saved. Dave Winfield (York City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Corner, York City. Conceded by Adam Thompson.
Corner, York City. Conceded by Daniel Bentley.
Attempt saved. Michael Coulson (York City) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.
Attempt missed. Jerome Williams (Southend United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Substitution, York City. Ryan Jarvis replaces Jake Hyde.
Goal! York City 1, Southend United 3. Jack Payne (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by David Worrall.
Attempt blocked. Jack Payne (Southend United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.