Blackpool 2-1 Charlton Athletic: Matt Scrafton's player ratings from crucial win against League One play-off rivals

Blackpool earned a crucial 2-1 win against their League One play-off rivals Charlton Athletic courtesy of Nathan Delfouneso's late goal.

Saturday, 8th December 2018, 10:03 pm
Updated Saturday, 8th December 2018, 11:25 pm
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Here's how Pool's players rated:

Mark Howard - 6

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Made a strong early save to deny Lyle Taylor and helped relieve pressure by plucking a number of crosses out of the air.

Donervon Daniels - 7

Produced a crucial goal-saving block at one end and came close to netting with a long-range screamer at the other.

Ben Heneghan - 8

Stepped up to the challenge when Charlton were in the ascendancy, winning every header and making crucial blocks.

Curtis Tilt - 6

Fortunate to remain on the pitch after committing a foul while already on a yellow. His hip injury will cause concern.

Liam Feeney - 7

Involved in lots of Pool’s good play in the first half and provided the dangerous cross for Armand Gnanduillet’s goal.

Marc Bola - 7

Constantly bombing up and down the left flank and produced some dangerous balls into the Charlton box.

Ollie Turton - 8

Outstanding display. Stood up to the plate in the absence of Jay Spearing, constantly tracking back and winning the ball.

Chris Taylor - 7

Made a vital pass in the lead up to Pool’s first. Put himself about and produced a couple of strong challenges.

Jordan Thompson - 7

Unsettled Charlton’s shaky defence in the first half with a number of dangerous crosses into the box.

Joe Dodoo - 7

Denied by a wonderful fingertip save against his former club, while also stabbing just wide of goal early on.

Armand Gnanduillet - 7

Held the ball up well and gave the Charlton defenders a torrid time, before tapping home for his eighth of the season.

Subs used

Paudie O’Connor - 6

For Tilt, 58

Instrumental in helping Blackpool hold on as Charlton dominated large periods of the second half.

Callum Guy - 7

For Taylor, 61

Linked up play well and played a superb through ball for Nathan Delfouneso to slot home the winner.

Nathan Delfouneso - 7

For Dodoo, 75

Won the match for Blackpool with a cooly taken finish just three minutes from time, third fifth of the season.

Subs not used: Myles Boney, Michael Nottingham, John O’Sullivan, Harry Pritchard

Charlton: Steer, Bielik, Bauer, Pearce, Fosu Marshall), Aribo, Grant, Solly, Lapslie (Reeves), Stevenson, Taylor

Subs not used: Phillips, Dijksteel, Sarr, Ajose, Hackett-Fairchild

Referee: Tony Harrington

Attendance: 3,024 (433 Charlton)

Next match: Oxford United (away, Saturday, December 15, 3pm, SkyBet League One)