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Charlton Athletic 3-0 Coventry City

Charlton picked up their first win in nearly two months after thrashing Coventry at The Valley.

Goals by Ricky Holmes, Ademola Lookman and Josh Magennis saw off the Sky Blues, who remain bottom of League One.

Charlton and Coventry fans marched to the ground together in a pre-match protest against their respective owners, Roland Duchatelet and Sisu.

As soon as the game kicked off, there was a six-minute stoppage in play after home and away supporters threw thousands of toy pigs onto the pitch.

Both teams hit the woodwork in the first half, but it was Charlton who took the lead in the 32nd minute when Fredrik Ulvestad's lobbed pass found Holmes, who poked the ball home.

Charlton goalkeeper Declan Rudd made a sublime double save early in the second half when he stopped Andre Wright's effort, then got back up to push Chris McCann's header away from goal.

The game was over with 12 minutes to go when Magennis unselfishly squared the ball to Lookman, who fired past Lee Burge.

The Northern Ireland international then scored himself in the 88th minute when he chipped over the helpless Coventry stopper to seal Charlton's first league victory since 20 August.

Reports supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Charlton

  • 1Rudd
  • 20Solly
  • 5Bauer
  • 16Pearce
  • 21Fox
  • 11HolmesBooked at 83minsSubstituted forHanlanat 86'minutes
  • 8Crofts
  • 17Ulvestad
  • 7Lookman
  • 30NovakSubstituted forJacksonat 72'minutes
  • 9Magennis

Substitutes

  • 3Chicksen
  • 4Jackson
  • 10Ajose
  • 13Phillips
  • 15Konsa
  • 26Lennon
  • 28Hanlan

Coventry

  • 1Burge
  • 22Sterry
  • 2WillisSubstituted forJonesat 66'minutes
  • 4Turnbull
  • 15PageSubstituted forRickettsat 24'minutes
  • 5Bigirimana
  • 31Stevenson
  • 8Lameiras
  • 12McCannBooked at 41mins
  • 21WrightSubstituted forReidat 65'minutes
  • 17Sordell

Substitutes

  • 9Agyei
  • 10Jones
  • 11Reid
  • 13Gadzhev
  • 18Ricketts
  • 20Tudgay
  • 23Charles-Cook
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
11,406

Match Stats

Home TeamCharltonAway TeamCoventry
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home15
Away17
Shots on Target
Home7
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away6

Live Text

Match ends, Charlton Athletic 3, Coventry City 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Charlton Athletic 3, Coventry City 0.

Attempt missed. Jodi Jones (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Foul by Morgan Fox (Charlton Athletic).

Ruben Lameiras (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Fredrik Ulvestad (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris McCann (Coventry City).

Goal!

Goal! Charlton Athletic 3, Coventry City 0. Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Fredrik Ulvestad.

Attempt saved. Marvin Sordell (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Brandon Hanlan replaces Ricky Holmes.

Attempt missed. Ademola Lookman (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt missed. Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Booking

Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic).

Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Chris McCann (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Charlton Athletic 2, Coventry City 0. Ademola Lookman (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Josh Magennis.

Attempt missed. Jamie Sterry (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic).

Jodi Jones (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Jamie Sterry (Coventry City).

Foul by Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic).

Sam Ricketts (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Johnnie Jackson replaces Lee Novak.

Attempt missed. Marvin Sordell (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Foul by Andrew Crofts (Charlton Athletic).

Chris McCann (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Chris Solly (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Morgan Fox (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City).

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Jodi Jones replaces Jordan Willis.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Kyel Reid replaces Andre Wright.

Attempt saved. Ruben Lameiras (Coventry City) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Lee Novak (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Attempt saved. Sam Ricketts (Coventry City) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Jason Pearce (Charlton Athletic).

Marvin Sordell (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

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