Wycombe 2-3 Southend: Seasiders hold off comeback to claim three points
Last Updated: 29/09/18 8:38pm
Wycombe's miserable winless home run continued as they were beaten 3-2 by Southend in Sky Bet League One.
The hosts fought back and scored a double late on to make it an exciting finish, but Southend were worthy victors.
Theo Robinson broke the deadlock for Southend, tapping home in the 38th minute following a smart cross from Tom Hopper.
Earlier, Robinson had missed a sitter when he headed over from close range and was then denied by a great save from Ryan Allsop after he had turned neatly and fired in low.
The Chairboys almost levelled before the break when Matt Bloomfield's effort was well saved by Mark Oxley.
Southend then doubled their lead eight minutes after the restart when Hopper smashed Ben Coker's cross into the roof of the net.
Five minutes later it was three when Simon Cox fired home clinically into the corner after being sent through by Jason Demetriou.
It was almost four when Coker saw a far-post strike bravely blocked by Jason McCarthy.
Wycombe substitute Craig Mackail-Smith volleyed home a late goal before Adebayo Akinfenwa pounced from close range in the 86th minute to ensure a tense final few minutes for Southend, but they held on.