TEAM NEWS | Jackson makes five changes for Sunderland clash

Caretaker Manager Johnnie Jackson has made five changes for this afternoon’s clash against Sunderland at the Stadium of Light (3pm).

Adam Matthews and Ben Purrington return in the full-back positions and George Dobson comes into the starting XI to face his former club, with Elliot Lee and Conor Washington also enjoying starts.

Craig MacGillivray continues in goal, with Matthews and Purrington joining Sam Lavelle and Akin Famewo at the back.

Dobson and Alex Gilbey are likely to man the Addicks’ central midfield, with skipper Jayden Stockley and Washington set to be supported by Jonathan Leko and Lee in attack.

The Charlton bench, meanwhile, consists of Stephen Henderson, Jason Pearce, Ben Watson, Sean Clare, Diallang Jaiyesimi, Corey Blackett-Taylor and Josh Davison.

Charlton: MacGillivray; Matthews, Lavelle, Famewo, Purrington; Leko, Dobson, Gilbey, Lee; Stockley (c), Washington 

Subs: Henderson, Pearce, Watson, Clare, Jaiyesimi, Blackett-Taylor, Davison 

Fans in the UK and Ireland can listen to live commentary of the game on CharltonTV, with Terry Smith and Greg Stubley in the gantry on Wearside. Click here to purchase your pass

Supporters outside the UK and Ireland can purchase a live streaming pass for this afternoon’s fixture by clicking here, with Steve Brown starring alongside Alan Curbishley and host Scott Minto in the CharltonTV studio, presented by DNEL Ltd, while former Addicks striker Shaun Bartlett will be joining the trio pre-match from South Africa via Zoom.

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