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Charlton Athletic 3-2 Wycombe Wanderers

Lee Bowyer's reign as permanent head coach of Charlton got off to the perfect start with victory over Wycombe.

Gareth Ainsworth's side took the lead when Randell Williams cut inside to place a lovely shot past Charlton keeper Jed Steer.

But, for all their early possession, the Chairboys gifted the Addicks an equaliser 30 minutes later when Lewis Page's cross was deflected into his own net by Sido Coelho Jombati.

Charlton nearly went ahead prior to half-time but Karlan Grant's close-range effort was denied by Ryan Allsop before Lyle Taylor's overhead kick just shaded the crossbar.

Following the break, the Addicks took the lead when Patrick Bauer stretched to find Taylor, who could not miss from the goal line.

Naby Sarr then doubled Charlton's lead nine minutes later after he poked the ball home from Ben Reeves' free-kick.

Substitute Paris Cowan-Hall's header in added time gave Bowyer's side a few late nerves but the Addicks held on to claim all three points.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Charlton

  • 21SteerBooked at 90mins
  • 5Bauer
  • 6Pearce
  • 23SarrBooked at 34mins
  • 20Solly
  • 15PratleyBooked at 52minsSubstituted forLapslieat 57'minutes
  • 17Aribo
  • 3Page
  • 18Ahearne-Grant
  • 9TaylorSubstituted forDijksteelat 90+3'minutes
  • 25AjoseSubstituted forReevesat 48'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Phillips
  • 2Dijksteel
  • 7Marshall
  • 12Reeves
  • 14Vetokele
  • 19Morgan
  • 32Lapslie

Wycombe

  • 1Allsop
  • 26McCarthy
  • 2Coelho JombatiBooked at 64mins
  • 5Stewart
  • 3Jacobson
  • 18Thompson
  • 4Gape
  • 17Morris
  • 24WilliamsSubstituted forKashketat 63'minutes
  • 20AkinfenwaSubstituted forCowan-Hallat 79'minutes
  • 9Mackail-SmithSubstituted forOnyedinmaat 57'minutes

Substitutes

  • 7Saunders
  • 8Bean
  • 11Kashket
  • 12Cowan-Hall
  • 16Harriman
  • 19Onyedinma
  • 30Ma-Kalambay
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
10,358

Match Stats

Home TeamCharltonAway TeamWycombe
Possession
Home54%
Away46%
Shots
Home8
Away13
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home2
Away7
Fouls
Home14
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Charlton Athletic 3, Wycombe Wanderers 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Charlton Athletic 3, Wycombe Wanderers 2.

  3. Post update

    Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by Chris Solly.

  4. Booking

    Jed Steer (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Substitution

    Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Anfernee Dijksteel replaces Lyle Taylor.

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Charlton Athletic 3, Wycombe Wanderers 2. Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) header from the centre of the box to the top left corner. Assisted by Joe Jacobson with a cross following a corner.

  7. Post update

    Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by George Lapslie.

  8. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  9. Post update

    Delay in match Joe Aribo (Charlton Athletic) because of an injury.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Wycombe Wanderers. Conceded by George Lapslie.

  11. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  12. Post update

    Attempt missed. Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Lyle Taylor (Charlton Athletic).

  14. Post update

    Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  15. Post update

    Lyle Taylor (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Sido Jombati (Wycombe Wanderers).

  17. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Paris Cowan-Hall (Wycombe Wanderers) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  18. Post update

    Curtis Thompson (Wycombe Wanderers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Ben Reeves (Charlton Athletic).

  20. Goal!

    Goal! Charlton Athletic 3, Wycombe Wanderers 1. Naby Sarr (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom left corner following a set piece situation.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Peterborough76101971219
2Portsmouth7520134917
3Barnsley74301541115
4Sunderland7430146815
5Walsall7430116515
6Fleetwood7331125712
7Doncaster733195412
8Charlton732298111
9Blackpool724175210
10Accrington724199010
11Luton7223910-18
12Wimbledon722348-48
13Rochdale72231016-68
14Gillingham7214911-27
15Southend7214911-27
16Burton7214810-27
17Scunthorpe7142916-77
18Wycombe7133711-46
19Bradford7205611-56
20Bristol Rovers712469-35
21Coventry612336-35
22Shrewsbury704358-34
23Oxford Utd6114715-84
24Plymouth7034413-93
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