Southend 3-2 Hartlepool

27 March 2009 09:55
Southend maintained their play-off push by beating Hartlepool, who had keeper Arran Lee-Barrett sent off early on.Lee-Barratt saw red after bringing down Theo Robinson, and after Lee Barnard slotted the resulting penalty, Franck Moussa made it 2-0 with a low drive. [LNB]Joel Porter got one back from the spot after he was fouled, but Robinson added a third for Southend before the break. [LNB]Ritchie Jones met Andy Monkhouse's cross for Pools' second, but Southend held on for their 10th win in 13 games. [LNB]Southend: Mildenhall, Francis, Sankofa, Clarke, Barrett, Scannell (Betsy 84), Grant, McCormack, Moussa, Barnard (Freedman 79), Robinson. Subs Not Used: Joyce, Christophe, Laurent. [LNB]Booked: Barnard, Francis. [LNB]Goals: Barnard 17 pen, Moussa 19, Robinson 43. [LNB]Hartlepool: Lee-Barrett, Liddle, Nelson, Collins, Humphreys (Skarz 83), Jones (Nardiello 78), Clark, Sweeney (Budtz 15), Monkhouse, Parker, Porter. Subs Not Used: Mackay, Robson. [LNB]Sent Off: Lee-Barrett (14). [LNB]Booked: Monkhouse, Clark, Nelson, Nardiello. [LNB]Goals: Porter 33 pen, Jones 62. [LNB]Att: 7,227 [LNB]Ref: Mike Russell (Hertfordshire).

Source: BBC_Sport