The Addicks March On
22/09/07 - 15:00
The Addicks won again, to move up to 2nd place in the Championship, into the automatic promotion places for the first time this season, thanks to goals from Chris Iwelumo and Luke Varney, his first for the Addicks.
The Foxes struck the post through Stephen Clemence with a rasping 25-yard drive, helped into the post by Nicky Weavers fingertips, but other than a Matt Fryatt effort, again well saved by Nicky Weaver they rarely threatened as the Addicks extended an unbeaten run to five matches.
Chris Iwelumo, 18 minutes, continued his goalscoring form, smashing home a flick of from Zheng Zhi after a throw in to open the scoring.
The Addicks' £2.5m arrival from Crewe in the summer, Luke Varney, 24 minutes, scored his first senior goal for the club to secure the three points to move the Addicks up to 2nd in the league.
There could have been further goals, but two were all that were needed as another victory and three points, and a second successive clean sheet was registered.
Charlton: Weaver; Mills, Powell, Bougherra, Fortune; Sam (Ambrose 88), Semedo, Zheng, Reid (Sodje 84); Iwelumo, Varney (McLeod 76).
Subs (not used): Randolph, Todorov.
Goals: Iwelumo 18, Varney 23
Booked: Powell, McLeod
Leicester: Fulop; Stearman, Mattock, Kisnorbo, McAuley; Hume (Kishishev 46), Chambers, Clemence, Sheehan (N'Gotty 46); Fryatt (Campbell 62), Cort.
Subs (not used): Henderson, De Vries.
What is the thought among the Addicks followers on this site on this match? Were you happy with the result, was it a fair reflection of the game? Share these feeling below so we can discuss them.
It's easy to register, simply click the link and start getting involved by having your say on this great club.
Win FREE pizza with Vital Football!
Select your team and get 50% off if they score twice.