Charlton v Blackburn
- FT 90
- HT 1-1
Blackburn began life after Steve Kean with a draw at newly-promoted Charlton.
Kean ended his 21-month reign at Ewood Park on Friday evening after saying his position had become "untenable".
Kean's assistant Eric Black took charge at the Valley and saw Dickson Etuhu fire Rovers into an early lead from close range.
Johnnie Jackson then missed a penalty for the hosts but he made amends when he diverted a shot from Danny Green into the net.
Rovers on the road
Blackburn are unbeaten away from Ewood Park since returning to the Championship
Blackburn took the lead when the recalled Morten Gamst Pedersen played in Etuhu, who danced between the static Chris Solly and Michael Morrison before rifling the ball into the net.
It was his first goal for the club since joining from Fulham in the summer and was greeted by chants of 'Stand up, if you're glad he's gone' from the travelling fans.
Charlton should have drawn level when Pedersen was adjudged to have brought down Leon Cort in the area.
But Jackson's penalty, blasted straight down the middle, was kept out by the legs of goalkeeper Paul Robinson.
It was only a brief let-off for the visitors, however, as 60 seconds later Jackson slid in to steer a shot from Green past Robinson.
With Blackburn now penned in their own half, Green saw a low shot deflected onto the post.
Nuno Gomes volleyed over and Jordan Rhodes headed wide after the break as Blackburn pushed on, but they needed a stoppage-time save from Robinson to tip over an acrobatic scissor-kick from Bradley Wright-Phillips.
Blackburn caretaker manager Eric Black: "The resilience and the attitude of the players was excellent, they made it an awful lot easier than it could have been.
"There was a real vibe in the dressing room, it was just 'let's get on with it'."
Charlton manager Chris Powell: "I felt the performance warranted three points.
"All our prep was thrown out of the window when Ricardo Fuller was taken ill before the game, but we showed good character after going a goal down and were on the front foot for most of the game.
"I'm sure Blackburn, with all that has gone on, are pleased with a point."
- 01 Hamer
- 05 Morrison
- 20 Solly
- 28 Cort
- 04 Jackson (Pritchard - 53' )
- 07 Green
- 08 Stephens
- 22 Hollands
- 23 Wilson
- 10 Wright-Phillips
- 12 Kerkar
- 27 Button
- 03 Evina
- 44 Dervite
- 11 Wagstaff
- 14 Pritchard
- 17 Cook
- 34 Smith
- 01 Robinson
- 02 Orr
- 03 Mn Olsson
- 05 Givet (G Hanley - 46' )
- 16 Dann
- 06 Lowe Booked
- 12 Pedersen
- 13 Murphy Booked
- 18 Etuhu
- 11 Rhodes
- 21 Nuno Gomes (Dunn - 73' )
- 34 Kean
- 31 G Hanley
- 32 Ribeiro
- 07 Nunes
- 08 Dunn
- 10 Formica
- 23 Rochina
Live Text Commentary
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Green, Effort on goal by Leon Cort from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.90:00 +4:06 Substitution
Substitution Cedric Evina joins the action as a substitute, replacing Salim Kerkar.90:00 +3:41
Bradley Wright-Phillips takes a shot. Save by Paul Robinson.90:00 +2:36
The ball is crossed by Lawrie Wilson.90:00 +1:28
Centre by Salim Kerkar, Morten Gamst Pedersen manages to make a clearance. Bradley Wright-Phillips takes a shot. Blocked by Morten Gamst Pedersen.90:00 +1:17
The ball is sent over by Salim Kerkar, Bradley Orr gets a block in.89:35
Scott Dann concedes a free kick for a foul on Bradley Wright-Phillips. Danny Green takes the free kick.88:49
Jason Lowe delivers the ball, Headed effort from inside the area by Morten Gamst Pedersen misses to the left of the target.86:38
Foul by Morten Gamst Pedersen on Bradley Wright-Phillips, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Danny Green from right channel, clearance made by Dickson Etuhu. The ball is sent over by Salim Kerkar.85:36
Salim Kerkar sends in a cross, Bradley Pritchard produces a left-footed shot from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.83:37
Danny Green takes a shot. Save made by Paul Robinson. Salim Kerkar takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, Morten Gamst Pedersen manages to make a clearance.82:33
Salim Kerkar produces a cross, blocked by Bradley Orr.81:20
Michael Morrison produces a right-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.81:06
Danny Green takes a shot. Blocked by Bradley Orr.80:38
Danny Green takes the inswinging corner, Paul Robinson makes a save.79:54
Morten Gamst Pedersen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dale Stephens. Free kick taken by Salim Kerkar.79:20
Chris Solly restarts play with the free kick.79:20 Booking
Booking Jason Lowe is shown a yellow card.79:09
Foul by Jason Lowe on Chris Solly, free kick awarded.77:56 Full time
Full Time The referee signals the end of the game.
Morten Gamst Pedersen takes the outswinging corner, Jason Lowe has a headed effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.73:42
Salim Kerkar delivers the ball, Grant Hanley manages to make a clearance.72:10
Danny Green produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.72:10 Substitution
Substitution David Dunn replaces Miguel Nuno Gomes.72:10
Bradley Wright-Phillips fouled by Morten Gamst Pedersen, the ref awards a free kick.71:39
Centre by Salim Kerkar, Scott Dann manages to make a clearance.71:21
Lawrie Wilson produces a cross, save by Paul Robinson.69:02
Chris Solly gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jordan Rhodes. Free kick crossed left-footed by Morten Gamst Pedersen from right wing, clearance made by Michael Morrison.68:12
Foul by Dickson Etuhu on Danny Hollands, free kick awarded. Ben Hamer takes the free kick.66:49
Handball decision goes against Jordan Rhodes. Strike comes in from Danny Green from the free kick.65:04
Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Green, clearance made by Grant Hanley.58:53 Booking
Booking The referee cautions Danny Murphy for unsporting behaviour.58:39
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Lawrie Wilson by Danny Murphy. Salim Kerkar restarts play with the free kick.52:35 Substitution
Substitution Johnnie Jackson goes off and Bradley Pritchard comes on.48:08
Corner taken left-footed by Salim Kerkar from the right by-line, Leon Cort takes a shot. Save made by Paul Robinson.45:01 Substitution
Substitution Grant Hanley is brought on as a substitute for Gael Givet.43:49
Danny Hollands fouled by Dickson Etuhu, the ref awards a free kick. Dale Stephens takes the direct free kick.41:51
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Danny Hollands by Miguel Nuno Gomes. Michael Morrison takes the free kick.41:01
Bradley Wright-Phillips challenges Gael Givet unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.39:52
Martin Olsson produces a cross, Lawrie Wilson gets a block in.39:23
Danny Hollands produces a cross, Johnnie Jackson takes a shot. Bradley Orr gets a block in.37:46
Free kick awarded for a foul by Johnnie Jackson on Martin Olsson. Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.36:52
Salim Kerkar delivers the ball, blocked by Bradley Orr.34:24
Effort from just outside the penalty box by Dale Stephens strikes the post.31:29
A cross is delivered by Salim Kerkar, Bradley Orr gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Danny Green from the left by-line to the near post, clearance made by Jordan Rhodes.30:32
Martin Olsson challenges Danny Green unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Ben Hamer.29:16
Jordan Rhodes takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.28:34
Danny Green delivers the ball, Dale Stephens takes a shot. Gael Givet gets a block in.26:06 Goal scored
Goal! - Johnnie Jackson - Charlton 1 - 1 Blackburn Johnnie Jackson finds the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the top left corner of the goal. Charlton 1-1 Blackburn.25:42 Penalty
A save by Paul Robinson from penalty by Johnnie Jackson. Charlton 0-1 Blackburn.24:35
Michael Morrison fouled by Scott Dann, the ref awards a Penalty.24:08
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dickson Etuhu on Danny Green. Direct free kick taken by Lawrie Wilson.22:49
Gael Givet takes a shot. Ben Hamer makes a comfortable save.22:14
The referee penalises Bradley Wright-Phillips for handball. Gael Givet takes the direct free kick.21:21
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dickson Etuhu on Danny Hollands. Johnnie Jackson takes the free kick.20:04
Jordan Rhodes takes a shot. Ben Hamer makes a comfortable save.19:46
Morten Gamst Pedersen produces a cross, clearance by Michael Morrison.19:15
Danny Murphy fouled by Danny Hollands, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Paul Robinson.18:28
Jason Lowe produces a cross.17:17
Danny Green crosses the ball, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Leon Cort misses to the left of the goal.16:55
Johnnie Jackson takes a shot. Blocked by Dickson Etuhu.15:50
Morten Gamst Pedersen provided the assist for the goal.15:50 Goal scored
Goal! - Dickson Etuhu - Charlton 0 - 1 Blackburn Dickson Etuhu grabs a goal from inside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Charlton 0-1 Blackburn.14:14
Johnnie Jackson has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.12:17
Salim Kerkar challenges Scott Dann unfairly and gives away a free kick. Jason Lowe restarts play with the free kick.11:05
The ball is sent over by Danny Green, Martin Olsson gets a block in.9:39
Salim Kerkar takes a shot. Blocked by Bradley Orr.2:13
Dale Stephens takes a shot from inside the box clearing the bar.1:13
Morten Gamst Pedersen takes a shot. Blocked by Lawrie Wilson.0:21
Danny Green challenges Martin Olsson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Morten Gamst Pedersen.45:01
The referee starts the match.
The second half kicks off.Half time
Half Time The ref blows to end the first period.
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