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Gillingham FC 1 – Charlton Athletic 1- Both Teams Draw at Mems Priestfield Stadium

Gillingham FC vs Charlton Athletic

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On Tuesday, Gillingham FC and Charlton Athletic were held to a 1-1 draw at Mems Priestfield Stadium. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Gillingham FC were hoping to get something from this game, following a previous defeat to Milton Keynes Dons. Charlton Athletic had lost their previous match against Wycombe Wanderers. As things stand, Gillingham FC are in 19th place on the table and has 7 points while Charlton Athletic sit in 21st with 5 points after 6 matches.

Charlton Athletic started the game well, with a goal from Elliott Lee in the 18th minute and seeing the first half out 0-1.

Gillingham FC took the lead in the second half, thanks to a goal from Ben Purrington, 56 minutes in. The game ended 1-1.

For Gillingham FC, David Tutonda, came on for Rhys Bennett. Charlton Athletic brought on Alex Gilbey and Jayden Stockley, to replace Elliott Lee and Josh Davison.

The referee booked Max Ehmer and Olly Lee for Gillingham FC.

Gillingham FC will next travel to Oxford United, while Charlton Athletic will face Portsmouth FC at home.

Technical card:
Gillingham FC: Max Ehmer, Rhys Bennett (David Tutonda, min.75) and Olly Lee
Charlton Athletic: Elliott Lee (Alex Gilbey, min.75), Ben Purrington and Josh Davison (Jayden Stockley, min.81)
Stadium: Mems Priestfield Stadium
Goals: Elliott Lee (0-1, min. 18) and Ben Purrington (1-1, min. 56)

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