Dean Holden has explained why he did not make any substitutions in Charlton’s 1-1 draw against Wycombe Wanderers on Saturday.
The Addicks boss kept faith with his starting 11 for the entire League One fixture.
It meant no action for the likes of Macauley Bonne, Daniel Kanu, Gavin Kilkenny, Aaron Henry and Zach Mitchell.
“I’m looking at the team and I’m thinking Miles (Leaburn) looks fine,” said Holden. “Physically he looked fine and was always a threat to them.
“We could’ve changed up midfield. Maybe at one point, Albie Morgan went to a yellow card when we were 1-0 up and we were looking to change that one – because with 10 or 15 minutes to go we’d had three or four yellow cards. Albie, in that midfield, we didn’t want to go down to 10 men through one mistimed tackle.
“They then scored and we kept him on the pitch because he is an attacking-type midfielder who can maybe get us back into it.”
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