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Burton Albion 1-2 Charlton Athletic

Skipper Jason Pearce snatched Charlton a precious away win with an 88th-minute header as his side won 2-1 at Burton.

An enthralling encounter looked set for a draw after the sides traded first-half penalties, Albion taking the lead when Lucas Akins converted after Liam Boyce had been bundled over and Karlan Grant equalising from the spot after being brought down by Kyle McFadzean.

Either side of the penalties it was Albion who dominated large parts of the game.

The Brewers racked up 11 corners in the first half but struggled to get the better of a resilient Charlton defence which was well marshalled by Pearce.

Boyce rifled in an early angled drive that skidded off the wet surface before Lyle Taylor did likewise for the visitors.

Stephen Quinn also saw a rasping shot from just inside the area whistle past the far post when the Addicks could only clear a corner as far as the Irishman.

Taylor almost made it two in the second half but could not beat Brad Collins at his near post before Pearce struck late on.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Burton

  • 40Collins
  • 10Akins
  • 2Brayford
  • 5McFadzean
  • 14McCrorySubstituted forSbarraat 89'minutes
  • 4Allen
  • 23Quinn
  • 7Fraser
  • 8HeskethSubstituted forMyers-Harnessat 72'minutes
  • 27Boyce
  • 44ColeSubstituted forMillerat 66'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Bywater
  • 3Buxton
  • 9Sbarra
  • 16Myers-Harness
  • 18Miller
  • 19Hutchinson
  • 22Wallace

Charlton

  • 21Steer
  • 20Solly
  • 5Bauer
  • 6Pearce
  • 23Sarr
  • 4BielikSubstituted forWardat 68'minutes
  • 32LapslieSubstituted forDijksteelat 90+1'minutes
  • 11Fosu-HenrySubstituted forMarshallat 80'minutes
  • 17Aribo
  • 9Taylor
  • 18Grant

Substitutes

  • 1Phillips
  • 2Dijksteel
  • 7Marshall
  • 16Ward
  • 25Ajose
  • 37Hackett-Fairchild
  • 43Stevenson
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
2,438

Match Stats

Home TeamBurtonAway TeamCharlton
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home18
Away6
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home16
Away2
Fouls
Home8
Away18

Live Text

Match ends, Burton Albion 1, Charlton Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Burton Albion 1, Charlton Athletic 2.

Foul by Stephen Quinn (Burton Albion).

Karlan Grant (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Patrick Bauer.

Attempt blocked. Joe Sbarra (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Anfernee Dijksteel replaces George Lapslie.

Attempt missed. Lucas Akins (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Joe Sbarra replaces Damien McCrory.

Goal!

Goal! Burton Albion 1, Charlton Athletic 2. Jason Pearce (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Joe Aribo following a corner.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by John Brayford.

Attempt saved. Jamie Allen (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Mark Marshall replaces Tariqe Fosu-Henry.

Stephen Quinn (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jason Pearce (Charlton Athletic).

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Naby Sarr.

Attempt saved. Lyle Taylor (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Kyle McFadzean (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joe Aribo (Charlton Athletic).

Attempt saved. Will Miller (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Damien McCrory (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Marcus Myers-Harness replaces Jake Hesketh.

Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Patrick Bauer (Charlton Athletic).

Jamie Allen (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Naby Sarr (Charlton Athletic).

Foul by Kyle McFadzean (Burton Albion).

Lyle Taylor (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Jamie Ward replaces Krystian Bielik.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Jed Steer.

Attempt saved. Jake Hesketh (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Krystian Bielik.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Will Miller replaces Devante Cole.

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

Foul by Scott Fraser (Burton Albion).

Attempt blocked. Liam Boyce (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Scott Fraser (Burton Albion) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Jake Hesketh (Burton Albion) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Naby Sarr (Charlton Athletic).

Foul by Stephen Quinn (Burton Albion).

goal

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