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Bromley draw against Charlton Athletic despite dominating game

PUBLISHED: 13:38 05 August 2014 | UPDATED: 13:40 05 August 2014

Pierre Joseph-Dubois was denied a goal when it was judged offside

Pierre Joseph-Dubois was denied a goal when it was judged offside

Mark Avenell

Despite dominating the game, Bromley Football Club were held to a 1-1 draw by a youthful Charlton Athletic side at the Fortress Stadium on Saturday.

An injury time equaliser from Charlton’s Ollie Lee denied the Ravens the win they deserved, following yet another impressive performance.

The home side nearly went ahead in the opening 30 seconds when Pierre Joseph-Dubois forced Nick Pope into a good save with a powerful drive.

Harry Grant also went close for the hosts early on but his effort was fired straight into the arms of Pope.

Bromley took the lead after 37 minutes when Pope dropped Joe Anderson’s long ball at the feet of Adam Bailey-Dennis who controlled the ball and passed it to Moses Ademola who then slotted it home.

Ademola then skied an effort over the bar when through on goal.

The first real chance of the second half fell to the Addicks, and after Rhys Browne put in a teasing cross, Josh Umerah somehow diverted the ball wide from close range, when it seemed easier to score.

Reece Prestedge then had a free kick deflected over the crossbar, before Pierre Joseph-Dubois’ flicked header found the net. However, he was adjudged to have been offside, so the goal did not stand.

Joseph-Dubois himself had another effort saved by Pope, before the visitors struck. Tareiq Holmes-Dennis hit a long range strike, which Seb Brown parried.

Unfortunately for the Ravens, Ollie Lee was on hand to divert the rebound into the net.

Bromley’s next, and final pre-season friendly takes place when Crystal Palace visit the Fortress on August 5. The match will kick off at 7.30pm.


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