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04 November 2019 Venue Millwall FC Training Ground Attendance

Kick off 13:30 (UK)

Millwall U23
2 - 2
Charlton Athletic U23
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Preview | Millwall Under 23s v Charlton Athletic

Local derby at Calmont Road

4 November 2019

Millwall's Under 23s welcome local rivals Charlton Athletic to Calmont Road on Monday afternoon in the Professional Development League (kick-off 1.30pm).

The behind-closed-doors affair will see Kevin Nugent's men looks to bounce back from a first home defeat of the season last week, as the young Lions suffered a 3-0 loss to Queens Park Rangers.

Full updates from Calmont Road will be available on Millwall's official Twitter account, @MillwallFC, whilst a report and reaction from the training ground will be on following the game's completion.

Millwall squad: Wright, Brown, Tiensia, Mitchell, Ransom, Strachan, Burey, Duncan, Alexander, Olaofe, Davis, Skeffington, Fanshawe, O'Brien, Muller, Topalloj.

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Match Reports

Under 23s stage late fightback to gain derby draw

Our take from Calmont Road

4 November 2019

George Alexander and Besart Topalloj scored in the final 10 minutes as Millwall's Under 23s salvaged a Professional Development League draw on Monday afternoon against Charlton Athletic at Calmont Road.

Chuks Aneke and Abraham Odoh put The Addicks 2-0 up at Calmont Road, but Alexander and substitute Topalloj found the net in the 81st and 87th minutes respectively to ensure a share of the spoils.

Kevin Nugent fielded the usual suspects, with James Brown, Junior Tiensia, Billy Mitchell and Alexander starting.

The Addicks saw most of the ball in the early stages and had chances through Aneke and George Lapslie, but Joe Wright stood firm in the Millwall goal, especially to the latter.

At the other end, Mitchell shot inches wide, but with 37 minutes played, Charlton took the lead after Aneke found space inside the penalty to fire home.

That lead was doubled five minutes into the second-half as after James Vennings' attempt was parried by Wright, Odoh was perfectly placed to nod home The Addicks' second of the afternoon.

Odoh thought he had scored his second and Charlton's third on the hour-mark, but he was ruled offside, before The Lions reduced the deficit nine minutes from time as Alexander took advantage of Wright's kick forward, finishing at the second attempt.

The action wasn't done there, though, as Reuben Duncan's corner with just three minutes to go was glanced home by Topalloj.

Millwall: Wright, Brown, Tiensia, Mitchell, Ransom, Strachan, Burey, Duncan, Alexander, Olaofe, Davis. Subs: Skeffington, Fanshawe, O'Brien, Muller, Topalloj.

Charlton Athletic: Harness, Oshilaja, Page, Vennings, Keefe, Mingi, Lapslie, Dempsey, Davison, Aneke, Odoh. Subs: Doughty, Harvey, Powell, Clayden, Isiaka.

Referee: Mr. J. Richardson

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