Charlton 1-3 Sheffield Wednesday: Steven Fletcher scores twice as Owls close on play-off positions
Charlton vs Sheff Wed
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12:30pm Saturday 30th November
Since Sheffield Wednesday battled back to conquer Charlton 3-1 in The Valley steven Fletcher scored either side of half-time.
Fletcher got the people off and working using a vintage header (17), however Macauley Bonne prodded a deserved equaliser to send Lee Bowyer’s facet into half-time on level terms (26).
But the hosts paid the cost for their shortcomings in personnel after the break, with Fletcher’s penalty restoring the cause of Wednesday (80) along with also Atdhe Nuhiu making up for an earlier disallowed goal by sealing the success from stoppage-time (90+3).
While Charlton sit seven points above the Championship autumn zone, garry Monk’s Owls move seventh as a result of their triumph in six.
Injuries and suspensions have limited the progress in recent months of Charlton, leaving them without a win since October 19, plus it seemed though they’d be dealt on against the Owls when coming frontman Nuhiu glanced Fernando Forestieri’s.
Even the Kosovan striker had appeared only offside from the build-up, but just over 10 minutes Wednesday did nudge forward as he led home Morgan Fox’s cross in the opposite 42, when Fletcher made no mistake by an identical place.
Forestieri could have then made it two when he’d pounced a loose ball by a few yards out, however, the visitors were left to regret the missed opportunity if Bonne prodded a crossover from Alfie Doughty – creating his first Championship start – past Cameron Dawson at the blink of an eye.
The post Dillon Phillips has been called in activity by Barry Bannan times during the second half, especially getting down low to his left to bravely push Kadeem Harris’ shot rounds.
But though was a part of his side’s valiant efforts, he would do little to prevent Fletcher coolly tucking home in the area following Erhun Oztumer had clumsily brought down substitute Jacob Murphy.
A effort from Deji Oshilaja epitomised the hosts’ efforts however, the game has been put beyond their reach from the dying second when Adam Reach trimmed electricity at another third and the ball together.
Co-commentator Don Goodman said throughout the match he could not believe Bannan is currently playing at the Championship, this really is his caliber.
These claims were backed up by the Scot throughout the game, creating opportunities bossing the ball and going close with quite a few openings . He might be playing at the second tier much longer, if this rate is kept up by Wednesday.
Charlton traveling to Teesside Saturday while Sheffield Wednesday sponsor Brentford at Hillsborough the afternoon, as they confront Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. Both matches kick-off in 3pm.