Match ends, Southend United 1, Accrington Stanley 2.
Promotion-chasing Southend United saw their 10-game unbeaten run in League Two ended by Accrington Stanley.
Joe Pigott hit the bar for the Shrimpers, but Accrington almost netted when Luke Joyce's volley was headed off the line by Ryan Leonard.
Piero Mingoia put the visitors in front when he fired in a neat volley, and Terry Gornell's lob doubled the lead.
Southend replied instantly as Barry Corr headed in David Worrall's cross, but Stanley comfortably held on.
Southend dropped to fifth, two points off the promotion spots, while Accrington moved up a place to 14th.
- 3CokerSubstituted forHurstat 73'minutes
- 12AtkinsonSubstituted forWorrallat 55'minutes
- 8TimlinBooked at 75mins
- 30DaviesBooked at 65mins
- 6WinnardBooked at 88mins
- 24ProctorBooked at 41mins
- 8WindassBooked at 66mins
- 21BrunaSubstituted forNaismithat 70'minutes
- Mick Russell
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Southend United 1, Accrington Stanley 2.
Foul by Barry Corr (Southend United).
Nicky Hunt (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
John White (Southend United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by Piero Mingoia (Accrington Stanley).
Attempt missed. Josh Windass (Accrington Stanley) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.
Attempt saved. David Worrall (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card.
Jack Payne (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Dean Winnard (Accrington Stanley).
Adam Thompson (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Josh Windass (Accrington Stanley).
Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Michael Timlin.
Ryan Leonard (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Andrew Proctor (Accrington Stanley).
Corner, Accrington Stanley. Conceded by Jerome Binnom-Williams.
Foul by Kevan Hurst (Southend United).
Kal Naismith (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Michael Timlin (Southend United) is shown the yellow card.