Charlton Athletic academy player Mikhail Kennedy makes his debut for the club away to Blackburn Rovers.
Charlton Athletic academy player Mikhail Kennedy will make his debut for the club away to Blackburn Rovers this afternoon.
The Northern Irish youngster starts up front alongside Tony Watt, after Simon Makienok received a late knock during training on Friday.
Tommy Spurr misses out for Rovers after the concussion he suffered in last week's draw with Queens Park Rangers. Markus Olsson replaces him at left-back.
Lee Williamson is back in Gary Bowyer's squad but Chris Brown and Jason Lowe remain absent.
Jordan Rhodes scored a brace in both of Blackburn's league wins over the Addicks last season, while Craig Conway has created more chances than any other player in the Championship so far.
Blackburn Rovers: Steele, Henley, Duffy, Hanley, Olsson; Marshall, Guthrie, Evans, Conway; Koita, Rhodes
Subs: Kilgallon, Delfouneso, Laurence, Williamson, O'Sullivan, Akpan
Charlton Athletic: Pope; Solly, Diarra, Bauer, Fox; Gudmundsson, Kashi, Cousins, Bergdich, Kennedy; Watt. body check tags ::
Subs: Mitov, Sarr, Jackson, Ba, McAleny, Vetokele, Ahearne-Grant
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