A double from Yann Kermorgant helped Charlton ease past Oxford United in their FA Cup third-round replay.

The French striker, whose goal earned the Addicks a 2-2 draw in the first game after they had been two down, hit a first-half opener with a fine drive.

Danny Green struck from close range three minutes later as the match slipped away from League Two Oxford.

Rain, rain go away

Charlton installed a dome over the surface at The Valley in an attempt to dry out the pitch after their tie with Oxford was called off for the first time

An all-Championship fourth-round tie at Huddersfield was secured when Kermorgant struck a 25-yard free-kick.

Chris Powell's side had looked on course for an early exit from the competition a week ago when John Mullins and Scott Davies had put the U's ahead in a match which had been postponed twice because of a waterlogged pitch.

But having helped to force a replay, Kermorgant struck at the Kassam Stadium with a sweet left-footed shot from 20 yards after collecting a Simon Church lay off 10 minutes before the break.

Church was involved again when the hosts soon doubled their lead, as he squared for Green to tap in from three yards.

Charlton ensured victory after the break when Kermorgant grabbed his second with a rasping free-kick.

The reward for their first win of 2014 is a meeting with Huddersfield at John Smith's Stadium on Saturday.

Charlton manager Chris Powell:

"Considering what we went through in the first game, I was very pleased with how we did in this one.

"Even though we had had a long trip to Middlesbrough last Saturday I thought the players put in a sterling effort.

"The goals came at the right time and I thought we were quite clinical tonight. I'm pleased with all aspects of our play and for our fans as well."

Oxford United manager Chris Wilder:

"We started well enough for the first 25 minutes and stayed competitive but gave two bad goals away. For the first, one of our players didn't track, and the second one was a mistake.

"We tried to get back into the game in the second half, but it was the same. We started off on the front foot and made more of a game of it, but then ran out of steam."

Lineup, Bookings (1) & Substitutions (5)

Oxford United

  • 01 Clarke
  • 13 Hunt
  • 03 Newey
  • 37 Ruffles
  • 06 Wright
  • 04 Raynes
  • 18 Davies
  • 19 Mullins Booked
  • 10 Smalley
  • 09 Constable (Marsh - 79' )
  • 07 Rigg (O'Dowda - 80' )

Substitutes

  • 17 Rose
  • 20 Marsh
  • 30 Long
  • 32 Lynn
  • 33 Shama
  • 34 Bevans
  • 35 O'Dowda

Charlton Athletic

  • 12 Alnwick
  • 23 Wilson
  • 03 Evina
  • 08 Stephens (Poyet - 81' )
  • 05 Morrison
  • 06 Dervite
  • 07 Green
  • 04 Jackson
  • 18 Kermorgant (Sordell - 76' )
  • 09 Church
  • 11 Harriott (Pritchard - 69' )

Substitutes

  • 10 Sordell
  • 13 Phillips
  • 14 Pritchard
  • 15 Wood
  • 31 Lennon
  • 35 Pigott
  • 39 Poyet
Ref: David Coote
Att: 3,225

Match Stats

Shots

4 10

On target

1 6

Corners

3 2

Fouls

10 11

Live Text Commentary

Full time

Full Time Match ends, Oxford United 0, Charlton Athletic 3.

90:00 +2:47 Full time

Full Time Second Half ends, Oxford United 0, Charlton Athletic 3.

90:00 +2:33

Foul by Dean Smalley (Oxford United).

90:00 +2:33

Diego Poyet (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

88:31

Tom Newey (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

88:31

Foul by Danny Green (Charlton Athletic).

85:57

Attempt missed. Danny Green (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

83:00

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

82:46

Foul by Jake Wright (Oxford United).

80:56 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Diego Poyet replaces Dale Stephens.

79:55

Attempt blocked. Johnnie Jackson (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

79:02 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Oxford United. Callum O'Dowda replaces Sean Rigg.

78:52 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Oxford United. Tyrone Marsh replaces James Constable.

77:21

Attempt saved. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

76:30

Foul by Dean Smalley (Oxford United).

76:30

Johnnie Jackson (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

75:48 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Marvin Sordell replaces Yann Kermorgant.

75:30

James Constable (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

75:30

Foul by Simon Church (Charlton Athletic).

73:52

Foul by David Hunt (Oxford United).

73:52

Yann Kermorgant (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

68:09 Substitution

Substitution Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Bradley Pritchard replaces Callum Harriott.

67:49

Attempt missed. Josh Ruffles (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

66:16

Attempt saved. Danny Green (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

66:05 Booking

Booking John Mullins (Oxford United) is shown the yellow card.

66:00

Yann Kermorgant (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

65:57

Foul by John Mullins (Oxford United).

62:49

Foul by Josh Ruffles (Oxford United).

62:49

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

57:55 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Oxford United 0, Charlton Athletic 3. Yann Kermorgant (Charlton Athletic) from a free kick with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

57:05

Foul by Jake Wright (Oxford United).

57:05

Yann Kermorgant (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

56:06

Josh Ruffles (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

56:06

Foul by Johnnie Jackson (Charlton Athletic).

54:27

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Michael Raynes.

54:16

Attempt blocked. Callum Harriott (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

46:35

Dean Smalley (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

46:35

Foul by Michael Morrison (Charlton Athletic).

45:00

Second Half begins Oxford United 0, Charlton Athletic 2.

45:00 +1:07 Half time

Half Time First Half ends, Oxford United 0, Charlton Athletic 2.

45:00 +0:10

Dean Smalley (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

45:00 +0:10

Foul by Dorian Dervite (Charlton Athletic).

39:50

Attempt saved. Danny Green (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

37:24 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Oxford United 0, Charlton Athletic 2. Danny Green (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from very close range to the top left corner. Assisted by Simon Church.

34:51 Goal scored

Goal! Goal! Oxford United 0, Charlton Athletic 1. Yann Kermorgant (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Simon Church.

32:15

Attempt missed. Scott Davies (Oxford United) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

30:20

Jake Wright (Oxford United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

30:20

Foul by Yann Kermorgant (Charlton Athletic).

28:16

Jake Wright (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

28:16

Foul by Danny Green (Charlton Athletic).

26:06

Tom Newey (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

26:06

Foul by Danny Green (Charlton Athletic).

23:52

Foul by Dean Smalley (Oxford United).

23:52

Lawrie Wilson (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the left wing.

22:48

John Mullins (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

22:48

Foul by Simon Church (Charlton Athletic).

15:43

Attempt blocked. Josh Ruffles (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

13:04

Dean Smalley (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

13:04

Foul by Lawrie Wilson (Charlton Athletic).

12:25

Attempt missed. Simon Church (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

11:46

Foul by Scott Davies (Oxford United).

11:46

Cedric Evina (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

10:05

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Johnnie Jackson.

9:46

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Johnnie Jackson.

9:13

Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Lawrie Wilson.

8:33

Attempt saved. Yann Kermorgant (Charlton Athletic) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

6:36

Foul by David Hunt (Oxford United).

6:36

Callum Harriott (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

4:06

Foul by Yann Kermorgant (Charlton Athletic).

4:06

John Mullins (Oxford United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

3:04

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Jake Wright.

0:00

First Half begins.

0:00

Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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