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Paul Murray receives a caution. Johnnie Jackson fouled by Paul Murray, the ref awards a free kick. Kyel Reid restarts play with the free kick. Corner taken by Kyel Reid.
Christian Dailly fouled by Colin Larkin, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Rob Elliot.
The ball is sent over by Kyel Reid, Scott Flinders makes a save.
Antony Sweeney goes off and Leon McSweeney comes on.
Carl Jenkinson goes into the referee's book. Foul by Carl Jenkinson on Evan Horwood, free kick awarded. Evan Horwood restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Pawel Abbott by Sam Collins results in a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Kyel Reid. Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Kyel Reid from the left by-line.
Ryan Donaldson goes off and Ritchie Humphreys comes on.
Nathan Eccleston has a drilled shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
Bradley Wright-Phillips delivers the ball.
Sam Collins booked for unsporting behaviour. Foul by Sam Collins on Rob Elliot, free kick awarded. Rob Elliot takes the direct free kick.
Peter Hartley fouled by Christian Dailly, the ref awards a free kick. Evan Horwood restarts play with the free kick.
Effort from a long way out by Pawel Abbott goes wide left of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Bradley Wright-Phillips by Paul Murray results in a free kick. Kyel Reid restarts play with the free kick.
Colin Larkin comes on in place of James Brown.
Kyel Reid on for Alan McCormack.
Gary Liddle finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Hartlepool 2-1 Charlton.Inswinging corner taken by Evan Horwood from the right by-line, the assist for the goal came from Evan Horwood.
Foul by Christian Dailly on Ryan Donaldson, free kick awarded. Steven Haslam takes the direct free kick.
Ryan Donaldson produces a right-footed shot from deep inside the penalty box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Nathan Eccleston finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hartlepool 1-1 Charlton.The assist for the goal came from Pawel Abbott.
Carl Jenkinson is brought on as a substitute for Simon Francis.
Steven Haslam sends in a cross, Matt Fry makes a clearance.
Shot from 25 yards by Gary Liddle. Blocked by Gary Doherty.
Bradley Wright-Phillips has an effort at goal. Scott Flinders makes a save.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Sam Collins on Bradley Wright-Phillips. The free kick is swung in right-footed by Simon Francis.
Corner taken by Jose Vitor Semedo from the left by-line played to the near post, Steven Haslam makes a clearance.
Steven Haslam has an effort at goal from 35 yards. Rob Elliot makes a save. Ryan Donaldson has an effort at goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the left-hand post.
The ball is delivered by Andy Monkhouse.
Alan McCormack gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andy Monkhouse. Evan Horwood takes the free kick.
The ball is crossed by Steven Haslam.
Evan Horwood delivers the ball, James Brown takes a shot. Save by Rob Elliot.
A cross is delivered by Antony Sweeney, Gary Doherty manages to make a clearance.
Shot on goal by Pawel Abbott from just inside the area goes over the target.
The referee shows Matt Fry a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Matt Fry gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Steven Haslam. Evan Horwood produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, save made by Rob Elliot.
Goal scored by Andy Monkhouse from deep inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Hartlepool 1-0 Charlton.Matt Fry concedes a free kick for a foul on Ryan Donaldson. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Evan Horwood, assist on the goal came from Evan Horwood.
The referee blows for offside against Ryan Donaldson. Simon Francis takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by Evan Horwood.
Shot by Bradley Wright-Phillips. Scott Flinders makes a save.
The ball is swung over by Simon Francis, save by Scott Flinders.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Doherty on James Brown. Direct free kick taken by Steven Haslam.
Unfair challenge on Bradley Wright-Phillips by Sam Collins results in a free kick. Matt Fry takes the direct free kick.
Unfair challenge on Peter Hartley by Bradley Wright-Phillips results in a free kick. Evan Horwood takes the direct free kick.
The ball is crossed by Simon Francis, Pawel Abbott takes a shot. Save by Scott Flinders.
Effort from outside the penalty area by Paul Murray goes wide left of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Gary Doherty by Ryan Donaldson. Direct free kick taken by Rob Elliot.
Pools to make changes
Hartlepool first-team coach Mick Wadsworth could make changes for the home clash with promotion hopefuls Charlton.
The Pools boss watched his side slump to a disappointing 4-1 defeat to Brighton at the weekend, his side's sixth defeat in nine games, and could be tempted to shuffle his pack.
Striker James Brown, winger Leon McSweeney and utility player Ritchie Humphries could all find themselves recalled to the starting line-up following their substitute appearances against the Seagulls.
The men they replaced, striker Colin Larkin and midfielders Joe Gamble and Paul Murray could all make way.
Steve Haslam is set to retain his place in the starting line-up and will continue to fill in at right-back for Neil Austin who will miss his third successive game with a calf injury.
Charlton are expected to be without defender Federico Bessone.
The on-loan Leeds full-back returned to the starting line-up in Saturday's 3-2 home win over Peterborough following a hamstring injury but was stretchered off in the 63rd minute after aggravating the problem. West Ham loanee Matt Fry will come in if Bessone fails to make it.
Midfielder Scott Wagstaff is also a doubt after he was forced off at half-time against the Posh with a head injury and was taken straight to hospital but he should have recovered in time.
Wagstaff's replacement at the weekend was Pawel Abbott, who did not travel to Yeovil in the previous game, but performed well against the Posh having a significant hand in the Addicks' third goal and will be pushing for a starting place against the Pools.
On-loan Liverpool forward Nathan Eccleston made his first start for the club against Peterborough and should keep his place as Paul Benson (hamstring) will again miss out as will fellow striker Joe Anyinsah who is struggling with a knock.
Defenders Kelly Youga (knee) and Chris Solly (ankle) remain sidelined although the latter is back in full training.
Pools halt Powell's winning run
Chris Powell suffered his first defeat as Charlton manager after four stright wins as the Addicks went down 2-1 at Hartlepool.
The home side took the lead in the 13th minute when Evan Horwood's free-kick hit the underside of the crossbar and Andy Monkhouse reacted first to turn in a volley from eight yards for his fourth goal of the season.
Ryan Donaldson missed a tap-in for Pools in the 41st minute, shooting wide of an empty net after Antony Sweeney's long-range pile-driver had been pushed out by Charlton goalkeeper Rob Elliott.
But the visitors levelled in the 54th minute when Nathan Eccleston took Pawel Abbott's chipped pass, turned Steve Haslam and drilled past goalkeeper Scott Flinders.
The parity only lasted eight minutes. Another Horwood set-piece, this time a corner from the right side, was firmly headed in by Gary Liddle.
Powell's side went close to a leveller when Peter Hartley turned a shot from Ecclestone onto his own crossbar, but Pools were good value for an entertaining victory.
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