Charlton Athletic 1-0 Derby: Rams come up short at The Valley

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Charlton Athletic eased past Derby County in a 1-0 victory on Saturday at The Valley. Charlton Athletic were looking for a victory following a disappointing 2-2 draw with Accrington Stanley in their previous game while Derby were looking to extend their winning run after a 1-0 victory against Oxford United. As the table looks today, Charlton Athletic are in 6th place in the table and have 4 points while Derby sit in 16th with 3 points after 2 matches.

After an uneventful first half, Charlton Athletic piled on the pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Corey Blackett-Taylor gave Charlton Athletic the lead at the 62 minute mark. The match ended 1-0 to Charlton Athletic.

Substitutions for Charlton Athletic included George Dobson, Jack Payne, Miles Leaburn, Diallang Jaiyesimi, Samuel Lavelle and Charles Clayden for Conor McGrandles, Scott Fraser, Corey Blackett-Taylor, Charlie Kirk, Steven Sessegnon and Jayden Stockley, repectively. Derby brought on Louie Sibley, Lewis Norman Dobbin and Craig Forsyth, to replace Korey Smith, Tom Barkhuizen and Haydon Roberts.

There were bookings for Steven Sessegnon and Albie Morgan from Charlton Athletic. For Derby, Nathaniel Mendez Laing saw yellow.

Charlton Athletic will next travel to Sheffield Wednesday, while Derby will face Barnsley at home.

Technical card:
Charlton Athletic:Conor McGrandles (George Dobson, min.31), Corey Blackett-Taylor (Miles Leaburn, min.80), Steven Sessegnon (Samuel Lavelle, min.90), Albie Morgan, Scott Fraser (Jack Payne, min.80), Charlie Kirk (Diallang Jaiyesimi, min.81) and Jayden Stockley (Charles Clayden, min.90)
Derby County:Nathaniel Mendez Laing, Korey Smith (Louie Sibley, min.55), Tom Barkhuizen (Lewis Norman Dobbin, min.70) and Haydon Roberts (Craig Forsyth, min.84)
Stadium:The Valley
Goals:Corey Blackett-Taylor (1-0, min. 62)