Southend assistant manager Dave Penney hailed Jacob Murphy's contribution after the winger tore Rochdale apart in a 3-0 win.
Southend strengthened their bid for a play-off finish after their 3-0 win over automatic promotion hopefuls Rochdale at Spotland.
Team news for Good Friday's League Two clash between Rochdale and Southend United at Spotland Stadium.
Ben Coker has signed a new three-year deal with Southend, the League Two club have announced.
Phil Brown has switched his sights to the play-offs after seeing Southend suffer a shock 1-0 defeat at home to AFC Wimbledon.
Southend United's promotion hopes were dealt a huge blow with a shock 1-0 defeat against AFC Wimbledon at Roots Hall.
Team news for Saturday's League Two clash between Southend United and AFC Wimbledon at Roots Hall.
Super sub Barry Corr helped fire Southend to a 2-1 win at Cheltenham and earned the praise of manager Phil Brown in the process.