Port Vale 1-1 Charlton Athletic

19 Oct

A late penalty from Port Vale’s leading goalscorer Alex Jones rescued a draw at home to Charlton.


His eighth of the season cancelled out Frederik Ulvestad’s goal for the Addicks in the first half.

Jones turned and shot from 20 yards straight at Charlton goalkeeper Declan Rudd in the 13th minute as the hosts looked for the opener.

Charlton went close after 20 minutes when a Ricky Holmes cross was met by the head of Northern Ireland international Josh Magennis, but the ball came down off the crossbar and was smothered by Jak Alnwick.

Charlton made the breakthrough after half an hour when Holmes cut a ball back across goal from the right and on-loan Burnley midfielder Ulvestad was on hand to poke a shot past Alnwick.

The Valiants tried to find a leveller in the second half when substitute Rigino Cicilia headed a Sam Hart cross over the bar.

They finally rescued a point with five minutes left when Jones levelled from the spot after he was bundled over in the area.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Live Text

Match ends, Port Vale 1, Charlton Athletic 1.

Second Half ends, Port Vale 1, Charlton Athletic 1.

Foul by Rigino Cicilia (Port Vale).

Adam Chicksen (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Fredrik Ulvestad (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Remie Streete.

Foul by Paulo Tavares (Port Vale).

Fredrik Ulvestad (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Rigino Cicilia (Port Vale).

Andrew Crofts (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Calvin Mac-Intosch (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lee Novak (Charlton Athletic).

Substitution, Port Vale. Dan Turner replaces Quentin Pereira.

Attempt missed. Brandon Hanlan (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Goal! Port Vale 1, Charlton Athletic 1. Alex Jones (Port Vale) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top right corner.

Penalty conceded by Harry Lennon (Charlton Athletic) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty Port Vale. Alex Jones draws a foul in the penalty area.

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Lee Novak replaces Josh Magennis.

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Adam Chicksen replaces Ricky Holmes.

Paulo Tavares (Port Vale) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Paulo Tavares (Port Vale).

Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt missed. Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left following a corner.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Smith.

Foul by Rigino Cicilia (Port Vale).

Ricky Holmes (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Rigino Cicilia (Port Vale) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Smith.

Attempt saved. Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Nathan Smith (Port Vale).

Brandon Hanlan (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Brandon Hanlan replaces Ademola Lookman.

Anthony Grant (Port Vale) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ademola Lookman (Charlton Athletic).

Delay in match Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic) because of an injury.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Nathan Smith.

Substitution, Port Vale. Rigino Cicilia replaces Kjell Knops.

Corner, Port Vale. Conceded by Patrick Bauer.

Corner, Charlton Athletic. Conceded by Kjell Knops.

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