Pessimists have argued that every game in hand for Charlton's rivals represents three points but that's not how it worked out tonight. Accrington lost 0-1 at home to Plymouth Argyle. Sunderland lost 2-1 at Shrewsbury. Even mighty Doncaster lost at Fleetwood, so Charlton remain in 6th place.
Desmond from Deal commented: 'Bowyer may not be a good manager, but he gets more than his fair share of luck.'
There is also good news on Akin Famewo's return to match fitness. He was able to play over 60 minutes with the under 23s this afternoon: https://londonnewsonline.co.uk/addicks-boss-pleased-to-see-on-loan-norwich-man-make-comeback-positive-news-on-midfields-scan/
Elsewhere, charm merchant Marcus Maddison got sent off on his first appearance for Bolton Wanderers.