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Charlton Athletic 1-1 Bradford City

Bradford fought back from a goal down to earn a valuable draw at Charlton in their first match under new manager Simon Grayson.

In the third successive fixture in which the hosts dropped points to a late goal, they struggled throughout the second half after Josh Magennis had given them the lead and eventually succumbed to a header from substitute Tyrell Robinson.

Bradford, whose winless run stretched to eight games, started with the same lack of confidence that had led to previous manager Stuart McCall's dismissal before showing signs of recovery after half-time.

They were under threat as early as the fourth minute when former Bantam Mark Marshall broke from midfield and forced a fine diving save from Colin Doyle with a 25-yard strike towards the bottom left corner.

The hosts took the lead in the 24th minute when Tariqe Fosu drove forward before finding Marshall, who crossed for Magennis to head just inside the left post.

At the end of a largely-unchallenged run deep into Charlton's half, Charlie Wyke found Adam Chicksen in space inside the area, the left-back striking just beyond the far post as Bradford tried to respond.

Sullay Kaikai again went close when shooting just over the crossbar early in the second half, as the hosts appeared well-placed to extend their lead, before they again came under pressure.

Chicksen forced a fine save from Ben Amos with another strike, and from a 25-yard free-kick, Tony McMahon beat the goalkeeper but curled against the crossbar.

The equalising goal came in the 80th minute, Wyke finding space to cross from the right and Robinson sending a powerful header past Amos at his near post to ensure Bradford remain sixth, two points ahead of seventh-placed Charlton.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Charlton

  • 1Amos
  • 20SollyBooked at 87mins
  • 15Konsa
  • 5Bauer
  • 22Dasilva
  • 3Kashi
  • 19Forster-CaskeyBooked at 45mins
  • 7MarshallSubstituted forZyroat 84'minutes
  • 14Fosu-HenryBooked at 57mins
  • 11KaikaiSubstituted forAjoseat 87'minutes
  • 9Magennis

Substitutes

  • 4Jackson
  • 8Ajose
  • 12Reeves
  • 13Phillips
  • 17Aribo
  • 26Lennon
  • 27Zyro

Bradford

  • 1Doyle
  • 2McGowanBooked at 89mins
  • 22Knight-Percival
  • 15Warnock
  • 29McMahonBooked at 56mins
  • 8DiengBooked at 45minsSubstituted forTaylorat 45'minutes
  • 6Vincelot
  • 18GuyBooked at 42mins
  • 3ChicksenSubstituted forRobinsonat 76'minutes
  • 9Wyke
  • 17Gilliead

Substitutes

  • 7Law
  • 10Taylor
  • 11Poleon
  • 14McCartan
  • 23Raeder
  • 30Lund
  • 35Robinson
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
10,650

Match Stats

Home TeamCharltonAway TeamBradford
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home13
Away8
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home11
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Charlton Athletic 1, Bradford City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Charlton Athletic 1, Bradford City 1.

Attempt missed. Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Booking

Ryan McGowan (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ryan McGowan (Bradford City).

Nicky Ajose (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Nicky Ajose replaces Sullay Kaikai.

Booking

Chris Solly (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Paul Taylor (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chris Solly (Charlton Athletic).

Foul by Tony McMahon (Bradford City).

Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Michal Zyro replaces Mark Marshall.

Attempt missed. Charlie Wyke (Bradford City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt missed. Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! Charlton Athletic 1, Bradford City 1. Tyrell Robinson (Bradford City) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Charlie Wyke with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Bradford City. Tyrell Robinson replaces Adam Chicksen.

Attempt missed. Ahmed Kashi (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Colin Doyle.

Foul by Tony McMahon (Bradford City).

Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Tony McMahon (Bradford City) hits the bar with a right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

Nathaniel Knight-Percival (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Dangerous play by Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Charlton Athletic).

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Jay Dasilva.

Attempt missed. Jake Forster-Caskey (Charlton Athletic) header from the left side of the six yard box misses to the left.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Tony McMahon.

Attempt blocked. Sullay Kaikai (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Jake Forster-Caskey (Charlton Athletic).

Callum Guy (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ahmed Kashi (Charlton Athletic).

Callum Guy (Bradford City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Tony McMahon (Bradford City) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Charlton Athletic).

Booking

Tony McMahon (Bradford City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Tariqe Fosu-Henry (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Tony McMahon (Bradford City).

Corner, Bradford City. Conceded by Chris Solly.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury31197542241864
2Wigan30196556183863
3Blackburn32189558322663
4Rotherham321751055381756
5Scunthorpe331510848361255
6Bradford33155134850-250
7Charlton3113994138348
8Plymouth33138124142-147
9Portsmouth32144143938146
10Peterborough31129104941845
11Bristol Rovers32143154850-245
12Gillingham321111103736144
13Oxford Utd32118134950-141
14Southend32118133950-1141
15Walsall311010114245-340
16Doncaster33912123942-339
17Blackpool32911123943-438
18Fleetwood31106154350-736
19Oldham3399154658-1236
20Northampton33106173254-2236
21Wimbledon3297163242-1034
22MK Dons3179153044-1430
23Bury3268182647-2126
24Rochdale28510132940-1125
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