Charlton Athletic 3-1 Lincoln City – Mission accomplished for Charlton Athletic as they secure a 3-1 home win against Lincoln City

Home crowd rewarded with a win, as Nigel Adkins’s team triumph over Lincoln City
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Charlton Athletic’s 3-1 win over Lincoln City on Tuesday, was hard fought at The Valley. With both teams drawing in their previous fixtures, they were keen to pick up points. Charlton Athletic wanted to continue adding points after a 1-1 draw against Accrington Stanley. Lincoln City, on the other hand, had managed to pick up a single point in their encounter with Peterborough United. As the table looks today, Charlton Athletic and Lincoln City currently occupy 8th and 5th spots in the table, with 71 points and 76 points respectively after 40 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Charlton Athletic, with Jayden Stockley giving Charlton Athletic the lead just before half-time

Charlton Athletic continued to pile on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Ryan Inniss, 65 minutes in. Charlton Athletic looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Chuks Aneke at the 66 minute mark to establish a 3-0. In the end though, Lincoln City just before the final whistle pull-back following a Harry Anderson goal. When the final wisthle blew, the result was 3-1 to Charlton Athletic.

For Charlton Athletic, Albie Morgan, Chuks Aneke and Darren Pratley, came on for Jake Forster-Caskey, Ben Purrington and Chuks Aneke. Lincoln City brought on Remy Howarth, Max Sanders, Joe Walsh and Tom Hopper, to replace Anthony Scully, Cohen Bramall, Timothy Eyoma and Jorge Grant.

There were bookings for Ben Purrington, Chuks Aneke and Darren Pratley from Charlton Athletic. For Lincoln City, Cohen Bramall and James Charles Jones saw yellow.

Lincoln City and Charlton Athletic will next play at home to AFC Wimbledon and Hull City respectively.

Technical card:
Charlton Athletic: Cohen Bramall, James Charles Jones, Anthony Scully, Timothy Eyoma, Jorge Grant and Harry Anderson
Lincoln City: Ben Purrington, Jake Forster-Caskey, Jayden Stockley and Ryan Inniss
Stadium: The Valley
Goals: Jayden Stockley (1-0, min. 47), Ryan Inniss (2-0, min. 65), Chuks Aneke (3-0, min. 66) and Harry Anderson (3-1, min. 88)

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