Stoke City travel to take on Charlton Athletic at The Valley on Tuesday evening, needing to turn around their fortunes at the ground. The Potters will be hoping to improve upon a record which has seen them ending up on the losing side in more than half of the games played between the two.
The last time the two teams met at Charlton Ath. was back in September 2000, over five years ago, as the Addicks edged out their past their rivals by a score of 4 - 3 in a League Cup match.
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|Recent encounters between the teams:|
|2007/2008||Sat 18 Aug||Stoke City||2 - 1||Charlton Ath.||CHMP|
|2000/2001||Tue 26 Sep||Charlton Ath.||4 - 3||Stoke City||LGEC|
|2000/2001||Wed 20 Sep||Stoke City||2 - 1||Charlton Ath.||LGEC|
|1997/1998||Wed 25 Feb||Stoke City||1 - 2||Charlton Ath.||CHMP|
|1997/1998||Sun 19 Oct||Charlton Ath.||1 - 1||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Sat 18 Jan||Charlton Ath.||1 - 2||Stoke City||CHMP|
|1996/1997||Wed 04 Dec||Stoke City||1 - 0||Charlton Ath.||CHMP|
Recent respective form guides
Charlton Athletic are not in the best of form at home, with two wins, two draws, and two defeats in their last six. The goals for column just outweighs the goals against over this period, 11 to 9.
Stoke City have an average recent record on the road, collecting 2 wins and 3 draws from the last six. The Potters's have a narrow positive goal difference over these games, with 13 goals for and 12 against.
Charlton Ath.'s total of 44 points from their 28 games sees them sitting in the playoff places in Coca-Cola Championship. Stoke City are just outside the promotion places, in 4th, having taken 47 points from 28 games.
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FootyMad's prediction ...
Stoke City are not doing too bad on their travels, and I think they should continue by carving out a narrow victory at Charlton Ath.. Away win
|Charlton Ath.||Drawn each of their last 2 games.|
Not won in the 2 most recent games.
|Stoke City||Not won in previous 4 away matches.|