Match ends, Southend United 2, Barnsley 1.
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.
- 1BentleyBooked at 23mins
- 2WhiteBooked at 34mins
- 4WordsworthBooked at 37minsSubstituted forReaat 74'minutes
- 23PigottBooked at 40mins
- 9MooneySubstituted forAtkinsonat 79'minutes
- 11WestonSubstituted forMcLaughlinat 87'minutes
- 32WabaraBooked at 38minsSubstituted forK Harrisat 73'minutes
- 15WatkinsBooked at 34minsSubstituted forWinnallat 48'minutes
- 12SmithSubstituted forJacksonat 65'minutes
- 27K Harris
- Charles Breakspear
- Shots on Target
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, 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, 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, Southend United. Glen Rea replaces Anthony Wordsworth.
Substitution, Barnsley. Kadeem Harris replaces Reece Wabara.
Foul by Anthony Wordsworth (Southend United).