FC Halifax 0-4 Charlton

Johnnie Jackson (left) and Tom Baker
Jackson (left) scored Charlton's second to settle the Addicks' nerves

Goals from Matt Taylor, Johnnie Jackson, Danny Hollands and Bradley Pritchard eased Charlton to an FA Cup first-round win against FC Halifax.

Taylor opened the scoring when he headed in Paul Hayes' swinging cross from deep inside the box.

Jackson added a second after the break with a ferocious 18-yard strike before Hollands flicked in a third.

Pritchard fired in a late fourth after the non-league side's Danny Lowe was sent off for a late challenge.

Substitute Pritchard struck a low shot past Halifax keeper Simon Eastwood to claim his first goal for the League One leaders.

Halifax had gone close to equalising at 1-0 down but Lee Gregory was unable to connect with pacy substitute Jason St Juste's teasing cross.

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