League One leaders Sheffield United powered to a sixth win in a row as they saw off Southend United 4-2 at Roots Hall.
The Shrimpers went into the game unbeaten in their last 13 games but the table-topping Blades were confidently able to continue their charge for promotion.
Chris Wilder's side took the lead after just three minutes when Ethan Ebanks-Landell headed home Mark Duffy's left-wing cross but the Shrimpers hit back to equalise in the 19th minute when Simon Cox converted from Marc-Antoine Fortune's...
Sheffield United went three points clear at the top of Sky Bet League One after coming from behind to win 3-1 at lowly Bury.
The Shakers took a 12th-minute lead through Jacob Mellis, only for Billy Sharp to equalise nine minutes later with his 17th goal of the season.
Kelvin Etuhu's own goal put the Blades in front for the first time on 72 minutes before Kieron Freeman sealed a fifth straight win for the Blades, tapping in his second in two games with nine minutes left.