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Charlton boss Chris Powell has put their upturn in form down to one simple thing - hard work.

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Chris Powell: Praises hard-working Charlton

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The Addicks have shrugged off their poor start to the season and are now unbeaten in their last five matches.

Saturday's 1-0 win at Birmingham was also their fourth clean sheet in a row, and Powell revealed their new-found defensive solidity has not come about by accident.

"Things can change quickly, I understand that, but what we needed was a foundation," he said.

"So we worked hard. Sometimes it can be boring doing the repetitive stuff but it gets ingrained into them. The players have been brilliant."

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