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Charlton Athletic 3-2 Bristol Rovers

Charlton came from two goals down to edge a 3-2 League One victory over Bristol Rovers at The Valley, giving caretaker manager Johnnie Jackson three points in his first game in charge and moving into the play-off places.

The visitors took the lead after 18 minutes when Ian Maatsen felled Jonah Ayunga inside the Addicks penalty area, leaving Rovers skipper Luke Leahy to convert the resulting spot-kick.

Their second came after 32 minutes when the hosts gave the ball away and Ed Upson drove an effort past goalkeeper Ben Amos from distance.

Charlton responded just one minute later when Andrew Shinnie chested down a loose ball and found the far bottom corner, before Jake Forster-Caskey curled in a free-kick three minutes before the break to bring the home team back on level terms.

The Reds then snatched victory in the 84th minute when Conor Washington tapped in his own headed effort after it bounced back off the post.

Rovers goalkeeper Joe Day was sent off in stoppage-time after preventing Chuks Aneke from breaking away in search of a match-sealing fourth to leave the visitors just one point above the relegation zone.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Charlton

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 13Amos
  • 2Gunter
  • 5Famewo
  • 6Pearce
  • 22Maatsen
  • 8Forster-Caskey
  • 19MorganBooked at 86mins
  • 27MillarSubstituted forJaiyesimiat 60'minutes
  • 12ShinnieBooked at 73minsSubstituted forPratleyat 90+5'minutes
  • 9StockleySubstituted forAnekeat 74'minutes
  • 14Washington

Substitutes

  • 4Oshilaja
  • 7Jaiyesimi
  • 10Aneke
  • 15Pratley
  • 26Watson
  • 29Schwartz
  • 30Maynard-Brewer

Bristol Rovers

Formation 4-3-1-2

  • 13DayBooked at 90mins
  • 43Williams
  • 15Kilgour
  • 26Baldwin
  • 3Leahy
  • 14McCormick
  • 6UpsonBooked at 48minsSubstituted forvan Stappershoefat 90+4'minutes
  • 11NicholsonSubstituted forHargreavesat 65'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 8WestbrookeSubstituted forLittleat 82'minutes
  • 21Ayunga
  • 9HanlanSubstituted forDalyat 82'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1van Stappershoef
  • 2Little
  • 5Ehmer
  • 17Daly
  • 20Hargreaves
  • 28Walker
  • 37Martinez
Referee:
Robert Madley

Match Stats

Home TeamCharltonAway TeamBristol Rovers
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home15
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home10
Away2
Fouls
Home19
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Charlton Athletic 3, Bristol Rovers 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Charlton Athletic 3, Bristol Rovers 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jordi van Stappershoef (Bristol Rovers) header from the left side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Luke McCormick with a cross following a set piece situation.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Chuks Aneke (Charlton Athletic).

  5. Post update

    Alfie Kilgour (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jake Forster-Caskey (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Darren Pratley replaces Andrew Shinnie.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Bristol Rovers. Jordi van Stappershoef replaces Ed Upson.

  9. Dismissal

    Joe Day (Bristol Rovers) is shown the red card.

  10. Post update

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

  11. Post update

    Foul by Joe Day (Bristol Rovers).

  12. Post update

    Chuks Aneke (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Jack Baldwin (Bristol Rovers).

  14. Booking

    Albie Morgan (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Albie Morgan (Charlton Athletic).

  16. Post update

    Luke Leahy (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Conor Washington (Charlton Athletic).

  18. Post update

    Ed Upson (Bristol Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  19. Goal!

    Goal! Charlton Athletic 3, Bristol Rovers 2. Conor Washington (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal.

  20. Post update

    Conor Washington (Charlton Athletic) hits the right post with a right footed shot from the centre of the box. Assisted by Chuks Aneke with a headed pass.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hull362151061293268
2Peterborough34205954312365
3Lincoln City351871053371661
4Sunderland331612551262560
5Doncaster33175115142956
6Charlton361510115248455
7Ipswich34166123835354
8Oxford Utd341581149391053
9Gillingham36165155147453
10Portsmouth341571249371252
11Fleetwood3613111241301150
12Blackpool32148103729850
13Accrington33148114641550
14MK Dons36139145251148
15Crewe35139134346-348
16Plymouth36129154558-1345
17Shrewsbury321012103637-142
18Burton34118154457-1341
19Bristol Rovers3597193656-2034
20Wigan3597193861-2334
21Northampton3589183152-2133
22Wimbledon34711163357-2432
23Rochdale35710184364-2131
24Swindon3594224165-2431
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