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Wednesday, 5 December, 2001, 21:36 GMT
Lisbie stuns Chelsea
Chelsea's Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink (right) tries to get past Charlton defender Mark Fish
Chelsea dangerman Hasselbaink was shackled by Fish
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Chelsea 0-1 Charlton

A last-minute goal from Kevin Lisbie gave Charlton a stunning away win in their London derby with Chelsea.

The home side were looking to continue their impressive run of form which had seem them win at Leeds and Manchester United in the past week.

But despite dominating the contest from start to finish, the Blues were unable to secure the breakthrough against an obdurate Charlton defence.

And with just seconds of normal time remaining a free-kick was swung into the Chelsea area and Lisbie scored with a glancing header.

The defeat was another bizarre result in Chelsea's mixed season.

Frank Lampard struggles to contain Chris Powell
Frank Lampard struggles to contain Chris Powell
They had been booed off in their last home game against Blackburn, before those wins at Elland Road and Old Trafford.

But for Charlton the unlikely win represents a turn-around in fortunes, after the south Londoners had struggled in recent weeks.

Charlton left Portuguese defender Jorge Costa and fellow loan signing Chris Bart-Wlliams on the bench for the visit to Stamford Bridge.

Chelsea's dominance of possession could not be converted on the scoreboard, with Eidhur Gudjohnsen guilty of wasting several gilt-edged chances.

The hosts had trouble getting past Mark Fish in the Charlton defence, with the South African making several telling interceptions.

Gudjohnsen followed his first-half profligacy with a miss soon after the restart that squeezed past Dean Kiely's post.

The keeper did well to keep out a JImmy Floyd Hasselbaink blockbuster minutes later and he denied the same player near the end.

Chelsea's frustration turned to disappointment on the final whistle, when the diminutive Lisbie got his head to substitute Paul Konchesky's free-kick and give the south Londoners the points.


Chelsea: Cudicini, Babayaro, Melchiot, Gallas, Terry, Lampard, Jokanovic, Dalla Bona, Zenden, Gudjohnsen, Hasselbaink. Subs: de Goey, Stanic, Zola, Forssell, Keenan.

Charlton: Kiely, Young, Powell, Fortune, Fish, Stuart, Parker, Jensen, Robinson, Johansson, Euell. Subs: Roberts, Bart-Williams, Konchesky, Costa, Lisbie.

Referee: D Gallagher (Oxfordshire).

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BBC Sport's Jonny Saunders
"Just as thoughts of a Chelsea revival were forming, it's back to square one"
Charlton boss Alan Curbishley
"I felt we always had the upper edge"
Chelsea boss Claudio Ranieri
"We are very disappointed about this"
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