Palace have made an encouraging start to their pre-season, recording back-to-back 1-0 wins over Walsall and Ipswich in Patrick Vieira’s first two matches in charge of the Eagles.
A Wilfried Zaha penalty was the difference between the two sides against Ipswich on Saturday, and Vieira will now be looking for another encouraging performance and result against Charlton on July 27.
Palace will end the month with a fixture against Reading before taking on fellow Premier League side Watford in their final pre-season fixture of the summer on August 7.
The London club will then begin their 2021-22 Premier League season away to Chelsea on August 14, and it will be fascinating to see how the Eagles perform next term as they enter a new era.
Marc Guehi and Michael Olise have both arrived at Selhurst Park this summer, while it is believed that Palace are closing in on a deal for Lyon’s Joachim Andersen; Zaha also looks set to stay at the club, and Vieira will be hoping to get the best out of the team’s star player next term.
Charlton, meanwhile, have played four times this month, starting their preparations for the new season with a 2-1 defeat to Scottish giants Celtic on July 10.
The Addicks then recorded back-to-back victories over Welling United and Dartford before drawing 1-1 with Championship side Reading on Saturday, with Hady Ghandour on the scoresheet late on.
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Nigel Adkins’s side have been relatively busy this summer in terms of incomings, with Craig MacGillivray, George Dobson, Akin Famewo,
Jayden Stockley and Sean Clare all arriving at the club.
Charlton have two more confirmed friendlies in the diary against Palace and Fulham before opening their League One campaign at home to Sheffield Wednesday on August 7.
The Addicks finished just outside the playoff spots in League One last term, ultimately missing out on goal difference, and they will be looking to push high up the division once again in 2021-22.