Tuesday, 8 April 2014

Tensions mount ahead of six pointer

Tension is building ahead of tonight's six pointer with Yeovil Town at The Valley. The Glovers can score goals, something Charlton have difficulty in doing. The Addicks really need to score first. The last time they came from behind to win a game was against Brighton and Hove Albion on Boxing Day.

Reza Ghoochanneijhad and Jon Obika could return to the forward line. The strikers started the 1-0 defeat by Reading on the bench with boss Jose Riga admitting he had one eye on Tuesday night's relegation six-pointer.

Yeovil will assess goalkeeper Marek Stech before naming their team. Chris Dunn deputised in the 2-1 win at Blackpool while the Czech recovered from illness and will keep his place if Stech does not recover.

Top scorer Ishmael Miller is no longer at the club following a bust up with manager Gary Johnson, but the Glovers boss is placing his faith in Manchester United loan player who scored the winning goal at Blackpool on Saturday.

The away fixture was a 2-2 draw. Charlton are unbeaten in the last seven meetings, winning five. Yeovil's only win in nine meetings in all competitions was 1-0 at The Valley in the League Cup in August 2008, meaning that The Addicks have won four out of five meetings at The Valley.

Yeovil have won four games away this season, drawn six and lost ten. They have scored 23 goals away from home, 10 more than the Addicks have scored at The Valley. Charlton are currently 13th in the form table and Yeovil 19th.

Odds are: Charlton 19/20, Draw 5/2, Yeovil 11/4.

1 comment:

Brian G said...

Thuram on the bench? What's going on?