EFL Cup - First Round
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Charlton Athletic 4-1 Dagenham & Redbridge

Tony Watt
Tony Watt scored his second goal in as many matches after hitting the target against QPR on Saturday

Charlton Athletic were comfortable winners over Dagenham and Redbridge as they secured their place in the League Cup second round.

The hosts took the lead when Tony Watt connected with Johnnie Jackson's pass to fire the ball past Mark Cousins.

Karlan Ahearne-Grant doubled their lead before Zakarya Bergdich scored on his Charlton debut to make it three.

Christian Doidge's goal gave Dagenham some hope before Reza Ghoochannejhad scored Charlton's fourth.

Dagenham gave Nicholas Hamalainen his debut following his one-month loan from QPR and the young midfielder almost provided the visitors with an early lead, but Nick Pope saved his long-range strike.

Charlton opened the scoring when Jackson played the ball to Watt, who registered his second goal in as many games before 17-year-old Ahearne-Grant scored his first goal for the Addicks.

Watt turned provider as he sent the ball into the box for Bergdich to calmly finish, but Dagenham pulled a goal back after Ashley Chambers set up Doidge to finish.

Substitute Ghoochannejhad gave the hosts their fourth, ensuring that Charlton have now scored four goals in a first-round League Cup tie for the third season in a row.

Line-ups

Charlton

  • 30Pope
  • 24Charles-Cook
  • 6Sarr
  • 5Bauer
  • 21Fox
  • 10CeballosBooked at 34minsSubstituted forHolmes-Dennisat 74'minutes
  • 22Ba
  • 4Jackson
  • 19BergdichSubstituted forBerg Gudmundssonat 62'minutes
  • 32WattSubstituted forGhoochannejhadat 62'minutes
  • 18Ahearne-Grant

Substitutes

  • 7Berg Gudmundsson
  • 8Cousins
  • 9Makienok
  • 16Ghoochannejhad
  • 17Holmes-Dennis
  • 26Lennon
  • 27Mitov

Dag & Red

  • 30Cousins
  • 21PartridgeSubstituted forPassleyat 75'minutes
  • 5NosworthyBooked at 15mins
  • 6Dikamona
  • 33Widdowson
  • 25Ferdinand
  • 8Boucaud
  • 20HamalainenSubstituted forHemmingsat 58'minutes
  • 17Jones
  • 9McClureSubstituted forDoidgeat 58'minutes
  • 10Chambers

Substitutes

  • 1O'Brien
  • 2Passley
  • 3Connors
  • 7Cureton
  • 12Doidge
  • 14Richards
  • 23Hemmings
Referee:
Stuart Attwell
Attendance:
5,100

Match Stats

Home TeamCharltonAway TeamDag & Red
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home14
Away12
Shots on Target
Home6
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away3
Fouls
Home9
Away6

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Charlton Athletic 4, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Charlton Athletic 4, Dagenham and Redbridge 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ashley Hemmings (Dagenham and Redbridge) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is too high.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Christian Doidge (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Reza Ghoochannejhad (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jodi Jones (Dagenham and Redbridge) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Johnnie Jackson (Charlton Athletic).

  8. Post update

    Andre Boucaud (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by El-Hadji Ba (Charlton Athletic).

  10. Post update

    Kane Ferdinand (Dagenham and Redbridge) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kane Ferdinand (Dagenham and Redbridge) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Charlton Athletic 4, Dagenham and Redbridge 1. Reza Ghoochannejhad (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from a difficult angle on the right to the bottom left corner. Assisted by El-Hadji Ba.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Karlan Ahearne-Grant (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jodi Jones (Dagenham and Redbridge) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  15. Substitution

    Substitution, Dagenham and Redbridge. Josh Passley replaces Matt Partridge.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Tareiq Holmes-Dennis replaces Cristian Ceballos.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Johann Berg Gudmundsson (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Charlton Athletic 3, Dagenham and Redbridge 1. Christian Doidge (Dagenham and Redbridge) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Ashley Chambers.

  19. Post update

    Attempt missed. Patrick Bauer (Charlton Athletic) header from the centre of the box is too high following a corner.

  20. Post update

    Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Mark Cousins.

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