EFL Cup - First Round
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Peterborough United 3-2 AFC Wimbledon

Tom Nichols in action for Peterborough
Tom Nichols is in his first full season with Peterborough, having joined the Posh from Exeter City in February

Substitute Tom Nichols scored in the 93rd minute to edge Peterborough past fellow League One side AFC Wimbledon in the first round of the EFL Cup.

Chris Whelpdale met Dean Parrett's corner to nod the Dons in front.

Nicols headed home for the first of his two second-half goals to equalise, before a poked finish from Paul Taylor put the Posh ahead.

Andy Barcham hit the bar for the Dons before Lyle Taylor levelled, only for Nicols to win it late on.

Line-ups

Peterborough

  • 1Alnwick
  • 3HughesSubstituted forBinnom-Williamsat 56'minutes
  • 4Bostwick
  • 6Baldwin
  • 20White
  • 11Maddison
  • 18Da Silva LopesBooked at 37mins
  • 7Edwards
  • 8ForresterBooked at 23minsSubstituted forChettleat 73'minutes
  • 10Taylor
  • 17CoulthirstSubstituted forNicholsat 56'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Smith
  • 14Tyler
  • 15Anderson
  • 21Nichols
  • 22Nabi
  • 23Chettle
  • 29Binnom-Williams

Wimbledon

  • 26Clarke
  • 2FullerBooked at 67mins
  • 32Charles
  • 6Robinson
  • 22Kelly
  • 11WhelpdaleSubstituted forBeereat 45'minutes
  • 18Parrett
  • 8ReevesBooked at 67mins
  • 17Barcham
  • 10PoleonSubstituted forElliottat 69'minutes
  • 23BarnettSubstituted forTaylorat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Shea
  • 4Bulman
  • 5Nightingale
  • 9Elliott
  • 16Beere
  • 19Fitzpatrick
  • 33Taylor
Referee:
Ollie Yates
Attendance:
2,850

Match Stats

Home TeamPeterboroughAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home14
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home2
Away8
Fouls
Home11
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Peterborough United 3, AFC Wimbledon 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Peterborough United 3, AFC Wimbledon 2.

Attempt missed. Tom Beere (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 3, AFC Wimbledon 2. Tom Nichols (Peterborough United) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Paul Taylor following a corner.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Sean Kelly.

Dean Parrett (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United).

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Michael Bostwick.

Attempt blocked. Andy Barcham (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Michael Bostwick (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Jake Reeves.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Tom Elliott (AFC Wimbledon) because of an injury.

Foul by Jack Baldwin (Peterborough United).

Tom Elliott (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United).

Sean Kelly (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon).

Callum Chettle (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 2, AFC Wimbledon 2. Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Tom Elliott.

Attempt missed. Callum Chettle (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Callum Chettle replaces Chris Forrester.

Attempt missed. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left.

Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon) hits the bar with a right footed shot from the centre of the box.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Lyle Taylor replaces Tyrone Barnett.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Tom Elliott replaces Dominic Poleon.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 2, AFC Wimbledon 1. Paul Taylor (Peterborough United) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal.

Booking

Barry Fuller (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card.

Booking

Jake Reeves (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jake Reeves (AFC Wimbledon).

Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Peterborough United 1, AFC Wimbledon 1. Tom Nichols (Peterborough United) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Leonardo Da Silva Lopes with a cross.

Foul by Dominic Poleon (AFC Wimbledon).

Hayden White (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Tom Beere (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chris Forrester (Peterborough United).

Foul by Dean Parrett (AFC Wimbledon).

Paul Taylor (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Jerome Binnom-Williams replaces Andrew Hughes.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Tom Nichols replaces Shaquile Coulthirst.

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