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Oxford United 2-1 Charlton Athletic

Charlton's automatic promotion hopes were dealt a big blow as Oxford came from behind to beat them 2-1 in a match that saw both teams reduced to 10 men.

The Addicks started brightly, opening the scoring in the fifth minute when Lyle Taylor scored from the penalty spot after Joe Aribo had been brought down in the box.

Oxford responded 13 minutes later when Curtis Nelson produced a spectacular left-footed volley at the back post to make it 1-1.

Oxford turned the game on its head in the 23rd minute as Luke Garbutt struck a superb 25-yard free-kick over the wall to leave goalkeeper Dillon Phillips grasping thin air.

Charlton were given a lifeline early in the second half when home keeper Simon Eastwood was sent off for handling outside his area.

But that advantage was cancelled out in the 74th minute when Chris Solly was shown a straight red card for lunging in on Jamie Mackie.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Oxford Utd

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1EastwoodBooked at 54mins
  • 23Long
  • 5Nelson
  • 4Dickie
  • 3GarbuttBooked at 81mins
  • 8BrannaganBooked at 89mins
  • 14Ruffels
  • 40KashiBooked at 24minsSubstituted forMackieat 63'minutes
  • 17HenrySubstituted forHansonat 80'minutes
  • 24SykesSubstituted forStevensat 55'minutes
  • 9Sinclair

Substitutes

  • 6Hanson
  • 11Carruthers
  • 15Mousinho
  • 18Graham
  • 19Mackie
  • 21Napa
  • 27Stevens

Charlton

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Phillips
  • 20SollyBooked at 74mins
  • 6Pearce
  • 5Bauer
  • 2DijksteelSubstituted forLapslieat 68'minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 24Cullen
  • 12ReevesSubstituted forParkerat 45'minutes
  • 4BielikBooked at 66mins
  • 17Aribo
  • 21Williams
  • 9Taylor

Substitutes

  • 10Parker
  • 15Pratley
  • 19Morgan
  • 22Maxwell
  • 23Sarr
  • 32Lapslie
Referee:
Darren Drysdale
Attendance:
8,680

Match Stats

Home TeamOxford UtdAway TeamCharlton
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home7
Away20
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home2
Away14
Fouls
Home16
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Oxford United 2, Charlton Athletic 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Oxford United 2, Charlton Athletic 1.

  3. Post update

    Patrick Bauer (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Jerome Sinclair (Oxford United).

  5. Post update

    Jason Pearce (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Mackie (Oxford United).

  7. Booking

    Cameron Brannagan (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  8. Post update

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

  9. Post update

    Foul by Cameron Brannagan (Oxford United).

  10. Post update

    Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by George Lapslie.

  11. Booking

    George Lapslie (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  12. Post update

    Attempt saved. Luke Garbutt (Oxford United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  13. Post update

    Josh Cullen (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Cameron Brannagan (Oxford United).

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lyle Taylor (Charlton Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Post update

    Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Luke Garbutt.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Luke Garbutt.

  18. Booking

    Luke Garbutt (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.

  19. Post update

    Jonathan Williams (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Jamie Mackie (Oxford United).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Luton422512581374487
2Barnsley432413674363885
3Sunderland422217376413583
4Portsmouth422411777453283
5Charlton4323101063402379
6Doncaster4319121271541769
7Peterborough421811136455965
8Coventry431810155249364
9Burton4316121561501160
10Blackpool431417124746159
11Fleetwood421512155548757
12Oxford Utd431414155257-556
13Gillingham43149205769-1251
14Bristol Rovers431214174548-350
15Shrewsbury431214174855-750
16Accrington421212184361-1848
17Rochdale43139215283-3148
18Wycombe431211205265-1347
19Plymouth431211205270-1847
20Scunthorpe431210214973-2446
21Wimbledon43129223860-2245
22Southend43128235064-1444
23Walsall431110224670-2443
24Bradford43106274574-2936
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