Charlton Athletic and Blackburn Rovers measure strength in The Valley, in a match for the 33rd round of the Championship. In the last direct showdown for this edition of the league, in 03‑08-2019, Charlton Athletic won out by (1-2). In this stage, the history of direct confrontations indicates total balance between these two teams, as there was 1 draw and 1 victory for each team in the last 3 games. However, the last time these two teams played a game at this stadium was on 28‑04-2018, for League One, which ended the victory of Charlton Athletic by (1‑0). The only goal of the match was scored by J. Pearce (19 ‘). Despite being a match between 19th and 8th of the table, it is actually a confrontation between the 13th ranked in home games and the 12th as a visitor.
Charlton Athletic :
After 9 wins, 9 draws and 14 losses, the home team is currently in 19th place, with 36 points won. In their last game, they won the Nottingham Forest out by (0-1), after in the previous match they lost by (3-1) out, in a match against Stoke City. This is a stronger team in his stadium, where he won 23 points, against only 13 in his away matches. In his last 10 home games for the championship Charlton Athletic won 3, drew 4 and lost 3, so he won 13 points in 30 possible. In their home league games the most frequent final result at the break was 1-0 (6 in 16 games). The team allowed goals to the opponent in 8 of the last 10 matches, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 32 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 14 times and never got the comeback. In the last 16 home matches for this competition there is 1 period that stands out: he suffered 7 of his 19 goals between the minutes (46′ ‑ 60 ‘).
The team of Charlton arrives at this motivated game, after having returned to the victories, by beating 0-1 at Nottingham Forest: Lyle Taylor scored the only goal of the game. Usually, coach Lee Bowyer presents offensive teams, in 4-4-2, with Tomer Hemed and Lyle Taylor as the most offensive references: the second player stands out in the finalization, having scored 9 goals in this championship. One of the great valences of the home team is the ability to create danger from the flanks, however, the defensive line has committed some serious failures. Jonathan Leko and Lewis Page are absent from this match due to an injury.
Blackburn Rovers :
The visiting team is currently in 8th position, with 47 points won, after 13 wins, 8 draws and 11 losses. In the penultimate match, he lost at home to Fulham by (0-1). In the last game, he won at home against Hull City by (3-0). This is a team that is usually more competitive at home, since it conquered 17 points out and 30 in its stadium, with 24 goals scored and 24 suffered as a visitor, against 22 goals scored and 14 suffered at home. For the championship, Blackburn Rovers conquered 11 points in 30 possible, after 3 wins, 2 draws and 5 losses in the last 10 games he played as a visitor. The team allowed goals to the opponent in 7 of the last 10 games, so he has not presented great defensive strength, but his attack has scored regularly, since he scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games for this competition. In 32 games in this tournament, he suffered the first goal 10 times and only got 1 comeback.
Blackburn Rovers comes to this game with a 3-0 victory against Hull City, returning to triumphs after two consecutive games without winning in this second English division: the team’s goals were scored by Dominic Samuel, Armstrong and Lenihan. One of the most serious problems of Blackburn Rovers this season is in the defensive sector, especially away from home. Analyzing the team trained by Tony Mowbray, it is possible to notice that Armstrong is a cornerstone in the team: he is one of the best scorers, with 9 goals scored. For this game, the visiting coach cannot count on Holtby, Rothwell, Grayson, Evans, Dack and Cunningham, all injured.