Leeds United v Charlton: Last five meetings at Elland Road

Alex Mowatt celebrates scoring his second goal against Charlton at Elland Road on November 4, 2014.
Alex Mowatt celebrates scoring his second goal against Charlton at Elland Road on November 4, 2014.
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Charlton AThletic at home is a fixture which hasn’t brought much joy for Leeds over recent meetings. In fact United haven’t registered a win at home over the Addicks since 2000.

However, an in-form Leeds side will be confident they can end the drought against Charlton tomorrow with the visitors already relegated and possibly more focused on matters off the field.

Charlton’s last two home games have been delayed due to fans releasing balloons and beach balls onto the field in the early stages of play in protest against the running of the club.

Here’s a look back at the recent clashes between these two at Elland Road.

Leeds United 2 Charlton 2 – November 4, 2014

An Alex Mowatt double wasn’t enough to see off the Addicks which saw Leeds go eight games without a victory causing a worrying slide down the table to 17th for Neil Redfearn’s side.

Mowatt deserved a victory for his side as he weighed in with two classy goals and an overall fine performance.

However, Charlton levelled twice in the game through Johann Berg Gudmundsson, whose first was a scrambled effort and his second, a late contentious penalty against Giuseppe Bellusci.

Leeds United 0 Charlton 1 – April 1, 2014

Charlton moved three points clear of the relegation zone with a crucial win for the visitors as Leeds’ form withered to just one win in 10 league games.

Reza Ghoochannejhad curled home an effort from the edge of the box early in the second half to grab his first goal in English football.

United had a chance to equalise in injury time but Ross McCormack’s penalty was saved by Ben Hamer.

Leeds United 1 Charlton 1 – October 23, 2012

The two sides shared the spoils in a dull affair at Elland Road which saw Neil Warnock’s Leeds go six games unbeaten in the Championship.

David Norris gave the hosts the lead in the first half but Charlton hit back through Dorian Dervite in the second half.

Paddy Kenny, who made his 500th career appearance, twice denied Athletic’s Bradley Wright-Phillips late on to secure a point for United.

Leeds United 0 Charlton 0 – October 3, 2009

Simon Grayson’s Leeds remained unbeaten at the top of League One following a goalless draw against an in-form Charlton.

The top two in the league couldn’t be separated on this occasion with Leeds’ best chances falling to Jermaine Beckford, who steered wide from 15 yards, and Bradley Johnson, whose effort was well saved by Rob Elliot.

Charlton’s best effort came through Jonjo Shelvey who headed Frazer Richardson’s cross off target.

Leeds United 3 Charlton 3 – May 8, 2004

Leeds were relegated from the Premier League as Jason Euell’s double secured a comeback point for Charlton.

Matt Holland had put Charlton ahead early on but goals from Matthew Kilgallon, Jermaine Pennant and Alan Smith put United in a commanding position.

Euell quickly got one back from the penalty spot before some calamitous defending from Michael Duberry presented Euell with a quick second which condemned Leeds to relegation.