Charlton 2-1 Sunderland: Patrick Bauer scores last-minute winner as Charlton secure promotion

Charlton 2-1 Sunderland: Patrick Bauer scores last-minute winner as Charlton secure promotion to the Championship

  • Patrick Bauer scored a dramatic late winner as Charlton beat Sunderland 2-1 in League One play-off final
  • Sunderland took lead in fifth minute when Charlton’s Mouhamadou-Naby Sarr scored an own goal
  • Charlton pulled level with 35 minutes gone as Ben Purrington managed to find the back of the net 
  • Charlton’s victory ensured that they will return to the Championship for the first time since 2016 

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Patrick Bauer scored a dramatic late winner as Charlton beat Sunderland 2-1 in the League One play-off final to earn promotion to the Championship.

Sunderland took an early lead when Charlton’s Mouhamadou-Naby Sarr scored an own goal.

However, the Addicks pulled level in the 35th minute when Ben Purrington found the net.  

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The Charlton players go wild after Patrick Bauer scored a dramatic late winner against Sunderland

Charlton celebrate after securing a return to the Championship for the first time since 2016

Charlton celebrate after securing a return to the Championship for the first time since 2016

Bielik managed to steer the ball into the back of the net in the closing stages of the League One play-off final

Bielik managed to steer the ball into the back of the net in the closing stages of the League One play-off final

The jubilant Charlton players celebrate after Ben Purrington's strike pulled them level against Sunderland

The jubilant Charlton players celebrate after Ben Purrington’s strike pulled them level against Sunderland

Purrington equalised for Charlton when he found the net from close range in the 35th minute of the game

Purrington equalised for Charlton when he found the net from close range in the 35th minute of the game

Charlton celebrate following Purrington's goal, which pulled them level in their clash against Sunderland

Charlton celebrate following Purrington’s goal, which pulled them level in their clash against Sunderland 

Charlton goalkeeper Dillon Phillips is dejected after allowing Mouhamadou-Naby Sarr's backpass to go under his foot

Charlton goalkeeper Dillon Phillips is dejected after allowing Mouhamadou-Naby Sarr’s backpass to go under his foot

The bizarre goal saw Sunderland take the lead against Charlton with just five minutes gone in the game at Wembley

The bizarre goal saw Sunderland take the lead against Charlton with just five minutes gone in the game at Wembley

Sarr discusses the incident with Phillips as the Charlton players come to terms with the bizarre goal

Sarr discusses the incident with Phillips as the Charlton players come to terms with the bizarre goal

MATCH FACTS 

Charlton: Phillips, Bielik, Bauer, Sarr (Pearce 45), Dijksteel, Pratley (Williams 71), Cullen, Aribo, Purrington, Taylor, Parker

Subs: Forster-Caskey, Reeves, Solly, Maxwell, Lapslie

Booked: Sarr 

Goals: Purrington 35, Bauer 90

Sunderland: McLaughlin, O’Nien, Ozturk, Flanagan, Oviedo, Cattermole, Power (Morgan 9), Leadbitter, Honeyman, Wyke (McGeady 72), Maguire (Grigg 57)

Subs: Matthews, Gooch, Dunne, Stryjek 

Booked: Grigg, Flanagan, O’Nien, Leadbitter

Goal: Sarr 5 (o.g.) 

Sunderland supporters celebrate after Sarr's own goal gave them an early lead against Charlton at Wembley

Sunderland supporters celebrate after Sarr’s own goal gave them an early lead against Charlton at Wembley

Charlton's Krystian Bielik attempts to retain possession as he is pursued by Sunderland's Charlie Wyke

Charlton’s Krystian Bielik attempts to retain possession as he is pursued by Sunderland’s Charlie Wyke

Lewis Morgan of Sunderland attempts to escape the attention of Charlton's Josh Parker

Lewis Morgan of Sunderland attempts to escape the attention of Charlton’s Josh Parker

The Charlton fans made the most of their day out at Wembley as they watched their side in the play-off final

The Charlton fans made the most of their day out at Wembley as they watched their side in the play-off final

Charlton's Joe Aribo attempts to get away from Sunderland's Grant Leadbitter during an intense battle

Charlton’s Joe Aribo attempts to get away from Sunderland’s Grant Leadbitter during an intense battle

Sunderland's Chris Maguire looks to get to the ball ahead of Charlton's Josh Cullen

Sunderland’s Chris Maguire looks to get to the ball ahead of Charlton’s Josh Cullen

Lyle Taylor of Charlton attempts to get away from Sunderland's Bryan Oviedo during the play-off clash

Lyle Taylor of Charlton attempts to get away from Sunderland’s Bryan Oviedo during the play-off clash

Charlton's Bielik looks to get ahead of Sunderland's Charlie Wyke as a set-piece is delivered into the box

Charlton’s Bielik looks to get ahead of Sunderland’s Charlie Wyke as a set-piece is delivered into the box

Aribo attempts to win the ball for Charlton as he competes with Sunderland's Alim Ozturk

Aribo attempts to win the ball for Charlton as he competes with Sunderland’s Alim Ozturk

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