Chris Powell suffered his first defeat as Charlton boss as Gary Liddle's header gave Hartlepool the win.
The home side broke the deadlock when Andy Monkhouse volleyed home an Evan Horwood free-kick that had rebounded off the crossbar.
Ryan Donaldson then missed an open goal and Pools were punished when Nathan Eccleston turned his marker and drilled past keeper Scott Flinders for 1-1.
But the hosts sealed it when Liddle nodded home another Horwood set-piece.
Hartlepool United first-team coach Mick Wadsworth told BBC Tees:
"It was a fabulous result, but just as important for me it was a great performance.
"From minute one we set our stamp on the game, we played in their half, we played on the front foot, and we forced situations that were going to put them in danger, and the set plays have come up trumps again.
"When you have a poor performance [Saturday's 4-1 defeat by Brighton] you can't wait to get back on the pitch. When I was a player myself I couldn't wait to get back out there, and it's a great start to the [run of] three games we've got tonight, Saturday and next Tuesday."
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Tuesday, 15 February 2011
Npower League One
05 Collins yellow card
15 Sweeney (McSweeney 88)
20 Murray yellow card
14 Brown (Larkin 70)
36 Donaldson (Humphreys 80)
02 Francis (Jenkinson 52 yellow card)
19 Fry yellow card
16 McCormack (Reid 66)
Ref: RushtonAtt: 2,289
Attempts on target
Attempts off target
90:00+5:32 The referee ends the match.
90:00+3:14 Paul Murray challenges Johnnie Jackson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kyel Reid. Kyel Reid
takes a corner.
90:00+3:14 Booking Booking for Paul Murray for unsporting behaviour.
90:00+2:44 Colin Larkin challenges Christian Dailly unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Rob Elliot.
90:00+1:32 Centre by Kyel Reid, Scott Flinders makes a save.
87:40 Substitution Leon McSweeney on for Antony Sweeney.
85:11 Carl Jenkinson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Evan Horwood. Free kick taken by Evan Horwood.
85:11 Booking Booking for Carl Jenkinson for unsporting behaviour.
83:14 Sam Collins challenges Pawel Abbott unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Kyel Reid. Kyel
Reid takes a outswinging corner.
79:38 Substitution (Hartlepool) makes a substitution, with Ritchie Humphreys coming on for Ryan Donaldson.
79:00 Shot from 18 yards from Nathan Eccleston. Save by Scott Flinders.
78:52 Centre by Bradley Wright-Phillips.
73:52 Foul by Sam Collins on Rob Elliot, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Rob Elliot.
73:52 Booking Sam Collins booked for unsporting behaviour.
72:36 Free kick awarded for a foul by Christian Dailly on Peter Hartley. Evan Horwood restarts play with the free kick.
71:56 Long distance effort on goal by Pawel Abbott goes wide left of the target.
70:38 Paul Murray challenges Bradley Wright-Phillips unfairly and gives away a free kick. Kyel Reid restarts play with the free
69:37 Substitution James Brown leaves the field to be replaced by Colin Larkin.
65:50 Substitution Alan McCormack leaves the field to be replaced by Kyel Reid.
61:25 Corner from the right by-line taken by Evan Horwood, the assist for the goal came from Evan Horwood.
61:25 GOAL - Gary Liddle:Hartlepool 2 - 1 Charlton Gary Liddle finds the net with a headed goal from close in. Hartlepool 2-1 Charlton.
59:18 Ryan Donaldson fouled by Christian Dailly, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Steven Haslam.
56:53 Ryan Donaldson has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
53:24 Assist by Pawel Abbott.
53:24 GOAL - Nathan Eccleston:Hartlepool 1 - 1 Charlton Nathan Eccleston grabs a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Hartlepool 1-1 Charlton.
51:11 Substitution (Charlton) makes a substitution, with Carl Jenkinson coming on for Simon Francis.
49:46 The ball is swung over by Steven Haslam, Matt Fry makes a clearance.
47:01 Gary Liddle has a drilled shot. Blocked by Gary Doherty.
46:19 Drilled right-footed shot by Bradley Wright-Phillips. Save by Scott Flinders.
45:01 The referee gets the second half underway.
45:00+1:27 The ref blows to signal half-time.
44:23 Unfair challenge on Bradley Wright-Phillips by Sam Collins results in a free kick. Simon Francis delivers the ball from the
free kick right-footed from left channel.
43:39 Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Jose Vitor Semedo played to the near post, clearance made by Steven Haslam.
40:59 Shot by Steven Haslam. Save by Rob Elliot. Shot from just outside the penalty box by Ryan Donaldson misses to the left of
40:02 Andy Monkhouse produces a cross.
38:59 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Monkhouse by Alan McCormack. Evan Horwood takes the free kick.
36:01 Steven Haslam crosses the ball.
33:02 Evan Horwood sends in a cross, James Brown takes a shot. Rob Elliot makes a save.
25:06 Antony Sweeney produces a cross, Gary Doherty manages to make a clearance.
20:58 Pawel Abbott takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.
18:05 Unfair challenge on Steven Haslam by Matt Fry results in a free kick. Evan Horwood produces a shot on goal direct from the
free kick, Rob Elliot makes a comfortable save.
18:05 Booking Matt Fry is cautioned.
13:28 Free kick awarded for a foul by Matt Fry on Ryan Donaldson. Evan Horwood has an effort direct from the free kick, assist on
the goal came from Evan Horwood.
13:28 GOAL - Andy Monkhouse:Hartlepool 1 - 0 Charlton Andy Monkhouse grabs a goal from inside the penalty area low into the middle of the goal. Hartlepool 1-0 Charlton.
10:30 Ryan Donaldson is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Direct free kick taken by Simon Francis.
9:37 The ball is crossed by Evan Horwood.
9:15 Bradley Wright-Phillips has a drilled shot. Scott Flinders makes a save.
8:22 The ball is swung over by Simon Francis, save made by Scott Flinders.
7:17 Free kick awarded for a foul by Gary Doherty on James Brown. Steven Haslam takes the direct free kick.
6:49 Sam Collins challenges Bradley Wright-Phillips unfairly and gives away a free kick. Matt Fry takes the free kick.
6:18 Foul by Bradley Wright-Phillips on Peter Hartley, free kick awarded. Evan Horwood takes the direct free kick.
5:08 A cross is delivered by Simon Francis, Pawel Abbott takes a shot. Scott Flinders makes a save.
4:08 Paul Murray produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.
1:37 Free kick awarded for a foul by Ryan Donaldson on Gary Doherty. Rob Elliot takes the free kick.
0:00 The match has kicked off.
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