The League One fixture at The Valley on Saturday will see home side Charlton Athletic lock horns with opponents Blackpool.
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Charlton Athletic will be looking for an improved result here following a 1-2 League One losing effort in their last game against Burton Albion.
For Charlton Athletic, the goals were scored by Jayden Stockley (9') and Ben Watson (54' Own goal). Mike Fondop (25') scored for Burton Albion.
Charlton Athletic haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net in each and every one of their last 6 matches.
They’ve managed to rack up 8 during that time and have conceded a total of 9. Putting that to one side, we must now wait to see if that pattern shall persist in this upcoming match.
Heading into this fixture, Charlton Athletic are unbeaten in the league by Blackpool in their last 2 matches.
Blackpool will go into this encounter following on from a 0-1 League One win against Portsmouth in their most recent fixture.
The only player to score from Blackpool was Jerry Yates (82').
A run of hard-working showings from the Blackpool defensive players has resulted in their ‘goals against’ tally amounting to 4 from their previous 6 outings overall. Over that same period, their own forwards have managed to score 10.
Heading into this contest, Blackpool remain unbeaten by Charlton Athletic when having played them away from home in the previous 4 league matches. Away fans have certainly had plenty to cheer about.
Head to head
Checking out their prior head to head meetings stretching back to 17/03/2015, there has been little between the sides with Charlton Athletic winning 2 of those games, Blackpool 2 and 2 being drawn after 90 minutes of play.
A sum of 10 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 6 of them from The Addicks and 4 for The Seasiders. That’s an average goals per game of 1.67.
The previous league contest between the two was League One match day 7 on 20/10/2020 when it ended Blackpool 0-1 Charlton Athletic.
The referee was James Bell.
Team News: Charlton Athletic
Charlton Athletic boss Lee Bowyer will be grateful not to have any fitness worries whatsoever before this match owing to a fully healthy group to pick from. Darren Pratley cannot play in this game through suspension.
Team News: Blackpool
Owing to a completely healthy squad available to choose from, Blackpool boss Neil Critchley doesn’t have any fitness concerns to report coming into this game.
We’re of the opinion that Blackpool and Charlton Athletic could find scoring goals difficult here.
A draw is a real possibility, as a clear-cut winner doesn’t appear to be obvious. We’re therefore anticipating a very even match with a 0-0 score at full-time.
Our expert partners are tipping under 3.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: The Valley (27,111)
Captain: Jason Pearce
Chairman: Thomas Sandgaard
Manager: Lee Bowyer
Competitions: League One position 9
🔑 Star Man: Jake Forster-Caskey
Usually used in the Centre Midfield position, Jake Forster-Caskey was born in Southend-on-Sea, England. After making a first senior appearance for Brighton & Hove Albion in the 2009 - 2010 season, the accomplished Midfielder has struck 3 league goals in this League One 2020 - 2021 campaign to date from a total of 21 appearances.