>With plenty of international football on over the next few days we head to the lower leagues and League 1 in particular to take a look at Wycombe who are visiting The Valley for the first time since 2012 to face Charlton.
It has been a mainly unimpressive start to the season so far for Charlton and while they are not exactly being outplayed in games so far they seem weak going forward and lack any real attacking quality in the final third. Manager Lee Bowyer will be hoping that after coming away from a tough trip to Roots Hall with 3 points last time out this could be their turning point. The standards have been no where near good enough so far for a side who finished last season in the play-offs!
While the hosts have really struggled to make a name for themselves so far this season, Wycombe have done surprisingly well in that respect. The Chairboys were expected to struggle by many, and while the season is still far from over, the early signs are relatively pleasing.
Dont be fooled, Wycombe haven’t exactly blown anyone away this season, but as a newly promoted team on limited resources they’ve more than held their own in the higher league!
Charlton Athletic v Wycombe Wanderers Team News
Josh Cullen and Jamie Ward will miss the visit of Wycombe as they are on international duty.
Cullen is away with Republic of Ireland Under-21s while Ward has linked up with the senior Northern Ireland squad. Defender Patrick Bauer missed training earlier in the week due to illness but he is now back and should be in contention.
Tariqe Fosu is suspended following his red card at Southend last weekend.
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Darius Charles and Nathan Tyson are nearing a return to action for Wycombe. Defender Charles has been sidelined with a thigh problem and striker Tyson has had a hamstring injury.
Skipper Adam El-Abd looks set to miss out again with a thigh injury. Matt Bloomfield went off with a head injury against Luton last weekend and will be assessed.
You can get a match pass for the game to watch the live stream through Wycombe’s twitter page
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- Charlton have won each of their first four league games against Wycombe – excluding play-offs, only against Hull City did Charlton win each of their opening five league games against a single opponent (between 1929 and 1959).
- Wycombe have lost each of the four previous league meetings by a single goal, losing 2-3 in August 2009 and each of the last three encounters 1-2.
- Charlton have failed to score in back to back home league matches (D1 L1); the last time the Addicks failed to score in three consecutive home games came back in March 2013, losing all three of those games in the Championship.
- Wycombe have lost just one of their last 14 away League games (W9 D4) scoring two or more goals in eight of those games.
- Only Peterborough’s Aaron Chapman (28) has made more saves than Wycombe’s Ryan Allsop (26).
Free Betting Tips
Based on the stats this game has a hard fought draw written all over it! You can get the draw at 23/10 with Leovegas.
I quite the look of Half Time/Full Time DRAW/DRAW at 19/5 which you can get again with Leovegas.
This could turn out to be quite a scrappy game and if you fancy either team to scrape a 1-0 win you can get that at Leovegas again with Charlton @ 6/1 and Wycombe at 9/1.
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