Charlton Athletic 1-1 Walsall

Charlton held Walsall to a draw at The Valley thanks to a second-half equaliser from Tony Watt.

The early stages were all Walsall with Simeon Jackson firing over from six yards out with the goal at his mercy and Charlton's Joe Aribo forced to clear off the line from a corner.

Charlton gradually got back into the game without creating any real chances.

Then, with 44 minutes on the clock, Walsall striker Jackson raced on to a loose ball to fire past Declan Rudd to put the visitors ahead.

Charlton were back on level terms on 61 minutes when Watt drove home through a crowd of players after Aribo found the Scottish striker 12 yards out.

Moments later Charlton defender Jorge Teixeira made a last-ditch tackle to prevent Erhun Oztumer tapping home.

Charlton cranked up the pressure and both Teixeira and Aribo had efforts deflected just over the bar.

At the other end Walsall's Jackson fired wide from just 12 yards out in the visitor's last real chance.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Charlton

  • 1Rudd
  • 2PageSubstituted forNovakat 57'minutes
  • 50Teixeira
  • 15KonsaSubstituted forJacksonat 50'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 3Chicksen
  • 21ByrneBooked at 76mins
  • 17Ulvestad
  • 8Crofts
  • 32Aribo
  • 11Holmes
  • 7WattSubstituted forAhearne-Grantat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Jackson
  • 13Phillips
  • 18Ahearne-Grant
  • 28Hanlan
  • 30Novak
  • 34Dijksteel
  • 36Dasilva

Walsall

  • 1Etheridge
  • 5McCarthy
  • 4O'Connor
  • 32O'Connell
  • 3Laird
  • 7Chambers
  • 14OsbourneBooked at 69mins
  • 11MorrisSubstituted forDobsonat 68'minutes
  • 2Edwards
  • 10Oztumer
  • 9JacksonSubstituted forBakayokoat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 6Dobson
  • 13MacGillivray
  • 16Preston
  • 18Randall-Hurren
  • 20Bakayoko
  • 33Makris
  • 44Moussa
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
9,900

Match Stats

Home TeamCharltonAway TeamWalsall
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home8
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, Charlton Athletic 1, Walsall 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Charlton Athletic 1, Walsall 1.

Attempt missed. Jason McCarthy (Walsall) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by James O'Connor (Walsall).

Foul by Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic).

Joe Edwards (Walsall) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Karlan Ahearne-Grant replaces Tony Watt.

Fredrik Ulvestad (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Amadou Bakayoko (Walsall).

Attempt missed. Tony Watt (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Joe Aribo (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Scott Laird.

Booking

Johnnie Jackson (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Johnnie Jackson (Charlton Athletic).

Erhun Oztumer (Walsall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Joe Aribo (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Edwards (Walsall).

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Neil Etheridge.

Attempt missed. Amadou Bakayoko (Walsall) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

Booking

Nathan Byrne (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Nathan Byrne (Charlton Athletic).

Erhun Oztumer (Walsall) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Neil Etheridge.

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

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Neil Etheridge.

Attempt saved. Tony Watt (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jason McCarthy (Walsall).

Adam Chicksen (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Jason McCarthy (Walsall).

Foul by Joe Aribo (Charlton Athletic).

Isaiah Osbourne (Walsall) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Isaiah Osbourne (Walsall) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Isaiah Osbourne (Walsall).

Substitution

Substitution, Walsall. George Dobson replaces Kieron Morris.

Adam Chambers (Walsall) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Andrew Crofts (Charlton Athletic).

Corner, Walsall. Conceded by Declan Rudd.

goal

As It Stood

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1Sheff Utd36219667402772
2Fleetwood361810854361864
3Bolton35189850311963
4Bradford371517549341562
5Scunthorpe3717101063432061
6Millwall35161095041958
7Southend361412105345854
8Bristol Rovers371412115654254
9Walsall371314104545053
10Oxford Utd35157134639752
11Rochdale34148125048250
12Peterborough37148155050050
13Wimbledon361114114746147
14Charlton371016114743446
15Northampton37137175460-646
16Gillingham371112145059-945
17MK Dons361111144747044
18Shrewsbury371110164051-1143
19Bury37118185464-1041
20Oldham37913152336-1340
21Port Vale34911143854-1638
22Swindon3799193753-1636
23Chesterfield3788213358-2532
24Coventry36511203056-2626
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