Match ends, Barnsley 0, Southend United 2.
Barnsley fell out of the League One play-off places after sinking to defeat by Southend at Oakwell.
The Shrimpers won for the first time in four matches as Jack Payne turned a defender before finishing in the left hand corner after just five minutes.
Conor Hourihane missed a chance to level for the hosts, as his penalty went wide after visiting goalkeeper Daniel Bentley fouled Ashley Fletcher.
Michael Timlin wrapped up Southend's win with a stunning 25-yard strike.
It was a first loss in six league games for the Tykes, who are three points behind Bradford in sixth.
- 22WilliamsSubstituted forSmithat 79'minutes
- 26MawsonBooked at 90mins
- 32ChapmanSubstituted forWinnallat 56'minutesBooked at 90mins
- 18FletcherSubstituted forTutonat 87'minutes
- 1BentleyBooked at 23mins
- 4WordsworthBooked at 37minsSubstituted forMcLaughlinat 69'minutes
- 14HurstSubstituted forAtkinsonat 83'minutes
- 25KamaraSubstituted forTimlinat 87'minutes
- Brendan Malone
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Barnsley 0, Southend United 2.
Goal! Barnsley 0, Southend United 2. Michael Timlin (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box to the top right corner. Assisted by Will Atkinson.
Alfie Mawson (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Michael Timlin (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Alfie Mawson (Barnsley).
Sam Winnall (Barnsley) is shown the yellow card.
Foul by Sam Winnall (Barnsley).
John White (Southend United) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Adam Davies.
Attempt saved. Jack Payne (Southend United) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Attempt missed. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.
Substitution, Southend United. Michael Timlin replaces Glen Kamara.
Substitution, Barnsley. Shaun Tuton replaces Ashley Fletcher.
Substitution, Southend United. Will Atkinson replaces Kevan Hurst.
Foul by Josh Brownhill (Barnsley).
Stephen McLaughlin (Southend United) wins a free kick on the right wing.
Attempt saved. Adam Hammill (Barnsley) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Attempt saved. Sam Winnall (Barnsley) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.
Substitution, Barnsley. George Smith replaces George Williams.