LiveFT Charlton 1-2 Barnsley: As it happened

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Summary

  • Charlton v Barnsley
  • The Addicks are just outside the relegation zone but have games in hand - including tonight's - on most of their drop rivals
  • Barnsley prop up the table going into this clash and will be desperate to close the five-point gap on the home side

9:47pm

That ends our live blog for this evening. A match report will be on our website soon. Good night from The Valley and thanks for following.

9:45pm

Looks like the relegation battle is going to go to the wire this year. Barnsley have got themselves right back in contention with this result.

9:44pm

Charlton 1-2 Barnsley

9:43pm

Addicks denied what looked blatant free-kick for foul on Cousins

9:40pm

Five minutes added

9:39pm

1-2 Ajdarevic

9:36pm

Wiggins off injured at the minute leaving Charlton a man short

9:35pm

Cross comes in but nobody there to get on the end of it. Sums up Charlton's night.

9:29pm

Ajdarevic for foul on Mellis

9:26pm

Poyet off, Ajdarevic on

9:25pm

Steele punches away Reza's shot

9:22pm

Hunt off, Mellis on

9:19pm

Solly off, Wilson on

9:17pm

M'Voto tackles Sordell in the box. Barnsley survive the scare.

9:13pm

Kennedy's shot from the left takes a slight deflection and beats Hamer

9:11pm

2-0 Barnsley

9:06pm

Sordell shoots over from a decent position in the box. Charlton have started well.

9:05pm

Cousins fires off target from the edge of the area

9:04pm

Harriott silencing a few of his critics with some neat play there before he is taken off for Reza

9:02pm

Jackson free-kick into the box punched clear by Steele

8:55pm

Second half is underway and Poyet not far alaw within seconds of the restart with a long range effort

8:53pm

Teams are out and Harriott is still on

8:49pm

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8:48pm

8:37pm

Charlton 0-1 Barnsley: Bright start but no cutting edge and then Barnsley score.

8:36pm

Cousins and Dawson

8:35pm

Spat on the touchline!!

8:33pm

Two added minutes

8:32pm

Jackson's shot deflected for a corner

8:30pm

Lawrence's shot takes a deflection but Hamer catches

8:28pm

The goal has clearly put an end to Charlton's early domination. Barnsley, however, have clearly grown in belief since the goal.

8:24pm

Harriott getting dogs abuse from the fans after he fails to keep the ball in play

8:23pm

'We are staying up' sing the Barnsley fans. They clearly know the song well as they somehow manage to beat the drop every year.

8:21pm

Jean-Yves M'Voto heads home from a corner

8:21pm

Barnsley score

8:19pm

CLOSE: Jackson's chip goes just over hte bar

8:16pm

'You are the worst footballer in the world Harriott' shouts a fan sat behind me after the Addick misses a good chance. Harsh.

8:16pm

McLaughlin's header from Kennedy's cross easily saved by Hamer

8:12pm

Jackson's shot charged down and Charlton win a corner. It is cleared.

8:10pm

Diego Poyet wins a free-kick but not where you would expect it - just yards from his own goal-line

8:07pm

Charlton have started the better of the two sides although a couple of times they have needlessly given the ball away when on the attack

8:02pm

'Diego Poyet. he's better than Gus' sing the home fans

8:00pm

Cousins sees a low angled shot from just outside of the box fly agonisingly wide

7:56pm

Tom Kennedy's free-kick whipped into the box but Hamer catches and sets up an immediate Addicks attack by launching the ball upfield for Obika

7:55pm

7:54pm

Not sure if he is injured - or just completely hopeless - but not even a place on the Barnsley bench for Mr Dench tonight

7:51pm

Hamer gathers Liam Lawrence's cross

7:50pm

7:49pm

The game has kicked off

7:43pm

Here come the two teams.

7:40pm

There are four changes for the hosts. In come Chris Solly, Richard Wood, Callum Harriott and Jon Obika. Michael Morrison, Astrit Ajdarevic, Lawrie Wilson and Michael Morrison drop to the bench.

 

7:35pm

Subs: Thuram-Ulien, Hughes, Morrison, Wilson, Fox, Ajdarevic, Ghoochannnejhad

7:34pm

Charlton line-up as follows: Hamer, Solly, Wiggins, Wood, Dervite, Harriott, Cousins, Poyet, Jackson, Obika, Sordell.

7:34pm

A big night lies ahead for both Charlton and Barnsley as they look to pick up vital points which could ensure Championship football next season.

7:33pm

Good evening from The Valley!!

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