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Southend United 1-0 AFC Wimbledon

Jason Demetriou's deflected second-half strike handed Southend a 1-0 win against AFC Wimbledon.

The right-back's cross was turned into his own net by Dons goalkeeper George Long as the Shrimpers recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this season.

Despite the final scoreline, the Dons had the better of the first half with Will Nightingale heading inches wide and Anthony Wordsworth firing against his own left post.

Southend goalkeeper Mark Oxley then did well to deny George Francomb from long range before the home side improved at the start of the second half.

As a result, Nile Ranger saw a 20-yard shot saved by Long, who then also denied Ryan Leonard.

But, with 60 minutes on the clock, the Shrimpers bagged the only goal of the game with Demetriou collecting a pass from Michael Timlin before firing home.

Dons' Dean Parrett saw an immediate effort ruled out for handball before the Shrimpers' Josh Wright also had an effort disallowed for offside.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Southend

  • 1Oxley
  • 24DemetriouBooked at 73mins
  • 5Ferdinand
  • 27KyprianouBooked at 85mins
  • 8Timlin
  • 44Wright
  • 18Leonard
  • 4WordsworthSubstituted forWhiteat 80'minutes
  • 11McLaughlinSubstituted forMcGlashanat 70'minutes
  • 10CoxSubstituted forRobinsonat 55'minutes
  • 50Ranger

Substitutes

  • 2Hendrie
  • 9Fortuné
  • 13Bishop
  • 16Yearwood
  • 17McGlashan
  • 31Robinson
  • 48White

Wimbledon

  • 1Long
  • 2Fuller
  • 4Oshilaja
  • 5Nightingale
  • 7Francomb
  • 18ParrettSubstituted forForresterat 67'minutes
  • 14Trotter
  • 17BarchamSubstituted forCharlesat 81'minutes
  • 19SoaresSubstituted forAbdouat 76'minutes
  • 10McDonaldBooked at 63mins
  • 33Taylor

Substitutes

  • 6Robinson
  • 8Abdou
  • 11Forrester
  • 21Kaja
  • 24McDonnell
  • 26Hartigan
  • 32Charles
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
5,881

Match Stats

Home TeamSouthendAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home14
Away14
Shots on Target
Home6
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home11
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Southend United 1, AFC Wimbledon 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Southend United 1, AFC Wimbledon 0.

Attempt missed. Darius Charles (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is too high.

Attempt missed. Harry Forrester (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Attempt blocked. Jermaine McGlashan (Southend United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by John White.

Attempt missed. Theo Robinson (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Foul by John White (Southend United).

Darius Charles (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Theo Robinson (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nadjim Abdou (AFC Wimbledon).

Foul by Jermaine McGlashan (Southend United).

Darius Charles (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Harry Kyprianou (Southend United).

Barry Fuller (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nile Ranger (Southend United).

Will Nightingale (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Darius Charles replaces Andy Barcham.

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. John White replaces Anthony Wordsworth.

Attempt missed. Nile Ranger (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Attempt saved. Theo Robinson (Southend United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Nadjim Abdou replaces Tom Soares.

Josh Wright (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Harry Forrester (AFC Wimbledon).

Attempt blocked. Tom Soares (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Harry Forrester (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Cody McDonald (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from very close range is saved in the bottom right corner.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Jermaine McGlashan.

Booking

Jason Demetriou (Southend United) is shown the yellow card.

Anton Ferdinand (Southend United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andy Barcham (AFC Wimbledon).

Substitution

Substitution, Southend United. Jermaine McGlashan replaces Stephen McLaughlin.

Hand ball by Nile Ranger (Southend United).

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Harry Forrester replaces Dean Parrett.

Attempt saved. Ryan Leonard (Southend United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Southend United. Conceded by Barry Fuller.

Booking

Cody McDonald (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ryan Leonard (Southend United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Cody McDonald (AFC Wimbledon).

Hand ball by Ryan Leonard (Southend United).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury10820157826
2Wigan107121861222
3Peterborough106222113820
4Bradford106221612420
5Scunthorpe10541113819
6Blackpool105321511418
7Charlton105231614217
8Blackburn9513148616
9Fleetwood95131715216
10Rotherham105052013715
11Portsmouth104241412214
12MK Dons10424911-214
13Walsall103431518-313
14Southend103431417-313
15Oxford Utd103341413112
16Bristol Rovers104061522-712
17Rochdale102441013-310
18Doncaster102351112-19
19Bury102351215-39
20Wimbledon10226511-68
21Northampton10226815-78
22Gillingham10145614-87
23Oldham102171525-107
24Plymouth10127617-115
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