- The Addicks have now lost four Premiership games in a row and have slipped to 11th.
- Charlton came back at Chelsea after the interval as Alan Pardew put pressure on the visitors, although The Addicks were unable to muster a leveller.
- The 2-1 win against the Addicks has probably signaled the rapid decline of the quiet star's Chelsea career. Perhaps he should start writing a book.
- But the Chelsea defender is set to hand his side a huge boost by returning to action against the struggling Addicks this weekend.
- Jonathan Spector came close to scoring as Charlton crashed to a 4-1 defeat at Blackburn. The Addicks slip to eighth as a result.
- The Addicks will also be buoyed by memories from last season, when they managed to beat Chelsea in a penalty shoot out victory in the League Cup.