Mansfield Town 1-0 AFC Wimbledon
Adam Murray helped Mansfield leapfrog AFC Wimbledon in the League Two table with victory against the Dons.
The Stags captain lashed in a 30-yard free-kick to give the home side the lead, after Ollie Palmer's attempted clearance put off keeper Ross Worner.
George Francomb had a chance to equalise from Kwesi Appiah's cross but sliced over.
Mansfield's Jamie McGuire then denied the Dons a late equaliser, clearing Alan Bennett's effort off the line.
The Dons were not helped by a 15th-minute change that saw Darren Jones carried off on a stretcher after taking a high boot in the face from Anthony Howell.
The visitors rarely threatened however, with Francomb's sliced shot and Kwesi Appiah's weak half-volley their only chances of note.
The result sees Mansfield, who now lie 12th, achieve back-to-back wins for the first time since September while the Dons drop to 16th, eight points clear of the relegation zone.
Mansfield manager Paul Cox told BBC Radio Nottingham:
"Until we are mathematically safe we have to keep going.
"I am proud of the whole football club. The players were running on empty at times but we carried them over the line.
"We have got to keep going, but hopefully we have sent the fans home happy today. It's a long hard season and we are feeling it right now, I am glad we haven't got a game midweek.
"We will regroup, charge the batteries and go again next Saturday."
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