Leeds extended their unbeaten Championship run to six matches with a dour 1-1 draw against Charlton.
David Norris fired in Luke Varney's knockdown to put the hosts on course to climb into the play-off positions.
But Charlton hit back through Dorian Dervite as the Addicks extended their unbeaten run at Leeds to a fifth match.
Leeds goalkeeper Paddy Kenny, playing his 500th career game, twice denied Bradley Wright-Phillips in the dying stages to secure the point.
Leeds were playing their first game since their controversial Yorkshire derby at Sheffield Wednesday, where one of their fans attacked home keeper Chris Kirkland.
And it was a much quieter affair with little action on the pitch to excite the crowd.
Passes were going astray as both sides showed a lack of quality, before ex-Addick Varney headed Sam Byram's cross into the path of Norris, who drilled in from the edge of the penalty area.
Leeds survived as Tom Lees bundled Johnnie Jackson's corner against his own bar, but Charlton did equalise when Dervite hit a low effort through a gang of bodies from 25 yards.
Leeds manager Neil Warnock:
"We were lethargic - plodders. It was a game we should have won so we are disappointed but we were holding on for a point at the end when Paddy Kenny had to make an excellent save.
"Maybe it was the changes we had to make to the team, but if you get a point and play badly that's something.
"There was no zip about us, but I am talking to the chairman tonight about trying to bring in some loan players because we need more options."
Charlton boss Chris Powell:
"Our performance warranted all three (points). It was possibly a foul for their goal but we showed a lot of character to come back after they scored.
"It was great that Dorian Dervite scored on his debut. He is a centre-half by trade but we played him in a different role tonight.
"He came to us on trial in the summer and I felt he had enough to add something to our squad."
Live Text Commentary
Full Time The final whistle is blown by the referee.90:00 +3:36
Corner from left by-line taken by Johnnie Jackson.90:00 +3:21
Shot by Bradley Wright-Phillips. Save by Patrick Kenny.90:00 +2:39
Corner taken right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf, clearance made by Lawrie Wilson.90:00 +1:16 Substitution
Substitution Danny Hollands joins the action as a substitute, replacing Salim Kerkar.90:00 +0:55
Salim Kerkar produces a left-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.90:00 +0:12
Bradley Wright-Phillips takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save made by Patrick Kenny. Corner taken left-footed by Johnnie Jackson from the right by-line, clearance by Tom Lees.89:24 Booking
Booking Bradley Wright-Phillips is cautioned.89:16
Bradley Wright-Phillips is adjudged to have handled the ball. Adam Drury restarts play with the free kick.88:22
Patrick Kenny delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from own half, Ben Hamer makes a save.88:22 Booking
Booking Johnnie Jackson booked for unsporting behaviour.88:11
Johnnie Jackson challenges Samuel Byram unfairly and gives away a free kick.87:52
Centre by Salim Kerkar, Jason Pearce manages to make a clearance.87:00
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Salim Kerkar by Aidan White. Salim Kerkar delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from left wing.85:14 Substitution
Substitution Robert Hulse goes off and Bradley Wright-Phillips comes on.84:11
Free kick awarded for a foul by El-Hadji Diouf on Bradley Pritchard. The ball is swung over by Chris Solly, Shot by Salim Kerkar from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.82:50
Lawrie Wilson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Norris. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.81:36
The referee blows for offside against Andy Gray. Free kick taken by Ben Hamer.81:21
El-Hadji Diouf fouled by Chris Solly, the ref awards a free kick. Jason Pearce takes the free kick.80:42
Corner taken by Johnnie Jackson, Tom Lees makes a clearance.
The ball is crossed by Tom Lees. El-Hadji Diouf is caught offside. Direct free kick taken by Ben Hamer.78:01
Outswinging corner taken from the right by-line by El-Hadji Diouf, Lawrie Wilson manages to make a clearance.76:57
Foul by Adam Drury on Robert Hulse, free kick awarded. Ben Hamer takes the direct free kick.76:12 Substitution
Substitution Luciano Becchio goes off and Andy Gray comes on.75:22
A cross is delivered by Bradley Pritchard.73:25
Drilled left-footed shot by David Norris. Leon Cort gets a block in.71:04
Effort from long distance by Michael Tonge goes wide right of the target.66:48
Corner taken right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf from the left by-line, clearance by Chris Solly.66:10
El-Hadji Diouf takes the outswinging corner, Jason Pearce takes a shot. Leon Cort makes a clearance.64:02
The assistant referee signals for offside against Luciano Becchio. Free kick taken by Ben Hamer.64:02 Substitution
Substitution Paul Green goes off and Aidan White comes on.64:02 Substitution
Substitution Luke Varney leaves the field to be replaced by Michael Tonge.63:18
Michael Brown delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right wing, Dorian Dervite manages to make a clearance.63:18 Booking
Booking The referee books Bradley Pritchard for unsporting behaviour.62:51
Bradley Pritchard challenges David Norris unfairly and gives away a free kick.60:35
The ball is crossed by Lawrie Wilson, Effort from inside the six-yard box by Salim Kerkar goes wide left of the target.59:09
Bradley Pritchard crosses the ball.56:58
The ball is sent over by Adam Drury, Headed effort from inside the area by Samuel Byram misses to the left of the goal.55:31
Samuel Byram produces a cross, Leon Cort makes a clearance. Corner taken right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf from the right by-line, clearance made by Lawrie Wilson.55:14
The ball is sent over by El-Hadji Diouf, clearance by Michael Morrison.54:48
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf, clearance by Dorian Dervite.53:15
Michael Brown fouled by Johnnie Jackson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.52:52
The referee penalises El-Hadji Diouf for handball. Ben Hamer takes the free kick.52:07
The official flags Robert Hulse offside. Tom Lees takes the free kick.49:10
The assist for the goal came from Lawrie Wilson.49:10 Goal scored
Goal! - Dorian Dervite - Leeds 1 - 1 Charlton Dorian Dervite fires in a goal from just outside the box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Leeds 1-1 Charlton.46:01
Outswinging corner taken right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf from the right by-line, Header by Tom Lees from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.45:01
The referee blows his whistle to start the second half.45:00 +3:42 Half time
Half Time The ref blows to signal half-time.45:00 +3:05
The referee blows for offside. Patrick Kenny takes the direct free kick.45:00 +1:44
Robert Hulse is ruled offside. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.45:00 +0:01
David Norris gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lawrie Wilson. Free kick crossed left-footed by Johnnie Jackson, clearance made by Tom Lees.44:31
The ball is delivered by Luke Varney, free kick awarded for a foul by Luciano Becchio on Michael Morrison. Ben Hamer takes the free kick.42:57
Inswinging corner taken by Johnnie Jackson, Robert Hulse takes a shot.39:08
Effort from long distance by Robert Hulse goes wide right of the goal.37:34
Johnnie Jackson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the goal.36:10
Assist by Luciano Becchio.36:10 Goal scored
Goal! - David Norris - Leeds 1 - 0 Charlton Goal scored by David Norris from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Leeds 1-0 Charlton.35:13
Samuel Byram sends in a cross, clearance made by Leon Cort.33:12
Chris Solly produces a cross, Tom Lees makes a clearance.32:07
The ball is swung over by Michael Brown, save by Ben Hamer.30:52 Booking
Booking Luciano Becchio is shown a yellow card.28:37
Unfair challenge on Salim Kerkar by Samuel Byram results in a free kick. The ball is swung over by Johnnie Jackson, Header by Leon Cort from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.28:08
Lawrie Wilson crosses the ball, clearance by Jason Pearce.27:23
The ball is delivered by Adam Drury, comfortable save by Ben Hamer.26:51
Paul Green fouled by Dorian Dervite, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf, Chris Solly makes a clearance.26:01
Unfair challenge on David Norris by Cedric Evina results in a free kick. Patrick Kenny takes the direct free kick.24:42
Centre by El-Hadji Diouf.21:51
Centre by Lawrie Wilson, Samuel Byram manages to make a clearance.20:13
Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.20:13 Booking
Booking Robert Hulse receives a caution.20:06
Adam Drury fouled by Robert Hulse, the ref awards a free kick.16:32
Shot from just outside the penalty box by Dorian Dervite misses to the left of the target.13:29
Shot by David Norris. Clearance made by Leon Cort.13:20
The ball is delivered by Adam Drury, clearance by Michael Morrison.12:30
Unfair challenge on Samuel Byram by Johnnie Jackson results in a free kick. El-Hadji Diouf delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel, clearance made by Leon Cort.11:27
Lawrie Wilson fouled by Adam Drury, the ref awards a free kick. Dorian Dervite takes the direct free kick.9:57
Corner taken by El-Hadji Diouf, Headed effort on goal by Jason Pearce from just inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.8:54
Free kick awarded for a foul by Bradley Pritchard on Luke Varney. The free kick is delivered right-footed by El-Hadji Diouf from left wing, Johnnie Jackson manages to make a clearance.8:13
Salim Kerkar fouled by Paul Green, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed by Johnnie Jackson, clearance made by Jason Pearce.7:20
Cedric Evina is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Patrick Kenny takes the direct free kick.7:01
Michael Brown handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Ben Hamer restarts play with the free kick.3:33
Lawrie Wilson produces a cross, Patrick Kenny makes a save.2:27
Michael Brown challenges Johnnie Jackson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Chris Solly, comfortable save by Patrick Kenny.1:13
The referee blows for offside against El-Hadji Diouf. Ben Hamer takes the free kick.0:15
Corner taken left-footed by Johnnie Jackson, Patrick Kenny makes a save.0:00
The game kicks-off.
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