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Fleetwood Town 2-1 AFC Wimbledon

Substitute Paddy Madden fuelled Fleetwood's fightback as they responded to going a goal down to beat AFC Wimbledon 2-1 at Highbury.

Kwesi Appiah had the ball in the net in the opening exchanges but his effort was chalked off and Fleetwood did not learn from that early warning.

The rain and wind battered Town's home base and it was to be the elements that aided the visitors.

Luke O'Neill's cross from the left whirled through the air and outfoxed Town's giant centre-half Harry Souttar, with Appiah nipping in to nod home the opener in the 26th minute.

The rain faded in the second half but it was a much brighter Fleetwood showing as Madden, who came off the bench at the break, levelled the scores in the 56th minute.

Souttar saw his effort cleared off the line by Joe Pigott but Town completed the turnaround in the 65th minute.

Peter Clarke wheeled away in celebration but replays showed Josh Morris' cross from the right flew home untouched as Town made it 2-1.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Fleetwood

  • 1Cairns
  • 2Coyle
  • 4Clarke
  • 6Souttar
  • 3Andrew
  • 15Coutts
  • 16RossiterBooked at 39mins
  • 27BigginsSubstituted forMaddenat 45'minutes
  • 7Burns
  • 10McAlenySubstituted forSowerbyat 87'minutes
  • 11MorrisSubstituted forHunterat 78'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Eastham
  • 17Madden
  • 22Hunter
  • 23Wallace
  • 28Sowerby
  • 29Sheron
  • 31Crellin

Wimbledon

  • 13Tzanev
  • 30Kalambayi
  • 4McDonaldSubstituted forConnollyat 77'minutes
  • 6ThomasBooked at 62mins
  • 2O'Neill
  • 8HartiganSubstituted forMcLoughlinat 70'minutes
  • 33Reilly
  • 11PinnockBooked at 39minsSubstituted forFoliviat 85'minutes
  • 18Guinness-Walker
  • 9AppiahBooked at 19mins
  • 39Pigott

Substitutes

  • 7Wagstaff
  • 10Roscrow
  • 12Rudoni
  • 16Connolly
  • 17Folivi
  • 19McLoughlin
  • 24McDonnell
Referee:
Tom Nield
Attendance:
2,684

Match Stats

Home TeamFleetwoodAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home68%
Away32%
Shots
Home15
Away7
Shots on Target
Home4
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away4
Fouls
Home9
Away12

Live Text

Match ends, Fleetwood Town 2, AFC Wimbledon 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Fleetwood Town 2, AFC Wimbledon 1.

Attempt saved. Kwesi Appiah (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Shane McLoughlin.

Attempt missed. Ashley Hunter (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from long range on the left misses to the left.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Shane McLoughlin.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Jack Sowerby replaces Conor McAleny.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Paul Kalambayi.

Offside, Fleetwood Town. Lewie Coyle tries a through ball, but Wes Burns is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Michael Folivi replaces Mitchell Pinnock.

Attempt missed. Callum Reilly (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Kwesi Appiah.

Foul by Paul Coutts (Fleetwood Town).

Mitchell Pinnock (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Paddy Madden (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Ashley Hunter.

Substitution

Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Ashley Hunter replaces Josh Morris.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Dylan Connolly replaces Rod McDonald.

Attempt missed. Josh Morris (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Wes Burns.

Hand ball by Lewie Coyle (Fleetwood Town).

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Shane McLoughlin replaces Anthony Hartigan.

Foul by Paul Coutts (Fleetwood Town).

Mitchell Pinnock (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Harry Souttar (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon).

Attempt missed. Conor McAleny (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is too high.

Foul by Conor McAleny (Fleetwood Town).

Mitchell Pinnock (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Fleetwood Town 2, AFC Wimbledon 1. Josh Morris (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right to the high centre of the goal following a corner.

Attempt blocked. Harry Souttar (Fleetwood Town) header from the left side of the six yard box is blocked. Assisted by Josh Morris with a cross.

Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Nesta Guinness-Walker.

Attempt saved. Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Kwesi Appiah with a cross.

Attempt missed. Danny Andrew (Fleetwood Town) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Terell Thomas (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Conor McAleny (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Terell Thomas (AFC Wimbledon).

Conor McAleny (Fleetwood Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Callum Reilly (AFC Wimbledon).

Offside, AFC Wimbledon. Nikola Tzanev tries a through ball, but Joe Pigott is caught offside.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Lewie Coyle.

Goal!

Goal! Fleetwood Town 1, AFC Wimbledon 1. Paddy Madden (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Wes Burns.

Attempt missed. Conor McAleny (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Lewie Coyle.

Attempt blocked. Josh Morris (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

goal

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