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Charlton Athletic 0-2 Accrington Stanley

Accrington climbed up to fifth in League One after defeating Charlton at The Valley thanks to a brace from Colby Bishop.

Bishop opened the scoring in the 36th minute and the 24-year-old then secured the points when he doubled Stanley's lead midway through the second half.

The visitors started the brisker of the two sides, and Bishop headed a Sean McConville free-kick wide after four minutes.

Charlton started to impose themselves, and debutant Liam Millar drew a save out of visiting keeper Nathan Baxter following a solo run.

Jake Forster-Caskey forced Baxter into action again in the 25th minute, the Stanley number one turning away one-handed a shot from outside the area.

The visitors took the lead when a poor back header by Charlton skipper Jason Pearce went over the head of the outstretched Ben Amos, allowing Bishop to easily head home with the goal at his mercy.

Charlton looked for the equaliser, and Alex Gilbey made Baxter clear off the line three minutes before the interval.

The game was settled in the 67th minute when Bishop collected his second of the evening, the striker controlling a pass by Joe Pritchard before slotting home past Amos.

Match report by PA Media.

Line-ups

Charlton

Formation 4-3-3

  • 13Amos
  • 2Gunter
  • 4Oshilaja
  • 6Pearce
  • 22MaatsenBooked at 85mins
  • 19MorganBooked at 52minsSubstituted forWilliamsat 63'minutes
  • 8Forster-Caskey
  • 11Gilbey
  • 28SmythSubstituted forSchwartzat 78'minutes
  • 14WashingtonSubstituted forAnekeat 45'minutes
  • 27MillarSubstituted forMaddisonat 63'minutesSubstituted forPurringtonat 90+2'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Purrington
  • 7Williams
  • 10Aneke
  • 16Matthews
  • 21Maddison
  • 29Schwartz
  • 30Maynard-Brewer

Accrington

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Baxter
  • 2Nottingham
  • 3Hughes
  • 4Burgess
  • 18RodgersSubstituted forCassidyat 66'minutes
  • 6Butcher
  • 28Conneely
  • 11McConvilleSubstituted forRobertsat 83'minutes
  • 10PritchardBooked at 83mins
  • 32Charles
  • 19Bishop

Substitutes

  • 8Russell
  • 9Cassidy
  • 14Uwakwe
  • 16Barclay
  • 24Sama
  • 35Roberts
  • 40Savin
Referee:
John Busby

Match Stats

Home TeamCharltonAway TeamAccrington
Possession
Home57%
Away43%
Shots
Home18
Away20
Shots on Target
Home8
Away3
Corners
Home8
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Charlton Athletic 0, Accrington Stanley 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Charlton Athletic 0, Accrington Stanley 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jason Pearce (Charlton Athletic) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Chuks Aneke with a headed pass.

  4. Post update

    Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Baxter.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jake Forster-Caskey (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ian Maatsen (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Jonathan Williams.

  7. Post update

    Offside, Accrington Stanley. Nathan Baxter tries a through ball, but Colby Bishop is caught offside.

  8. Post update

    Offside, Charlton Athletic. Ben Purrington tries a through ball, but Chuks Aneke is caught offside.

  9. Post update

    Adedeji Oshilaja (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Colby Bishop (Accrington Stanley).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Ben Purrington replaces Marcus Maddison because of an injury.

  12. Post update

    Ian Maatsen (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Dion Charles (Accrington Stanley).

  14. Booking

    Ian Maatsen (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Ian Maatsen (Charlton Athletic).

  16. Post update

    Michael Nottingham (Accrington Stanley) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Ben Amos (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Ryan Cassidy (Accrington Stanley).

  19. Booking

    Joe Pritchard (Accrington Stanley) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  20. Post update

    Alex Gilbey (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City20132531171441
2Hull19121631181337
3Portsmouth19105432151735
4Doncaster18103532201233
5Accrington1710342517833
6Peterborough18102629191032
7Charlton209562924532
8Ipswich1810262319432
9Crewe209382521430
10Fleetwood2085728181029
11Sunderland187832314929
12Oxford Utd208483027328
13Blackpool208392023-327
14Gillingham2082102326-326
15Plymouth217592837-926
16MK Dons216782625125
17Shrewsbury205962125-424
18Bristol Rovers186482027-722
19Northampton2164111936-1722
20Wimbledon205692533-821
21Rochdale185492330-719
22Wigan2054112135-1419
23Swindon2052132541-1617
24Burton2227132850-2213
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