After a very tough game against Portsmouth, the team has sustained a bit of wear and tear after Tuesday night’s hard thought victory in Hampshire. It’s not looking great for the Wimbledon game, they may be a weaker opposition and this could be one of the better games to have some of your team out injured, but we still don’t want them injured either way all I know is that it will be a bigger blow if we were playing Portsmouth with the injury list looking how it is right now.
So we will start off with the worst news and that is of Lyle Taylor, he is only a doubt for Saturday at this moment of time he has some bruising on his right foot from the tackle that saw Millwall loanee Ben Thompson sent off in the 95th minute and he is wearing an ankle brace just for precaution. He is also going to be undergoing fitness tests in the next 36 hours so hopefully, he will be able to play against his former team this Saturday.
Tuesday’s goal scorer Karlan Grant was taken off for Nicky Ajose in the 35th minute after sustaining a hamstring injury. According to Alistair Thrush the Head of Medical Services, the early signs are not looking toward a long-term injury, but he will be having a scan today to determine the outcome, however, right now it looks like he will be out for the Wimbledon game.
Another fell victim to Ben Thompson, the Millwall man is showing us he is not a fan of Charlton and that victim is Krystian Bielik, he suffered a broken nose after Thompson caught him with an elbow and he had to be taken off in the 80th minute at Fratton Park. Hopefully, he should be okay for Saturday.
Mark Marshall is also a doubt for Saturday after he took a knock to his left hip and a decision on whether he can play on Saturday or not will be made by tomorrow. I’ll leave you all with something hopeful, Darren Pratley is close to his return so at least there’s some good news to come away with and let’s look forward to Saturday!
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