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AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Portsmouth

Defender Terrell Thomas scored a dramatic late winner as AFC Wimbledon beat Portsmouth to claim a second successive victory.

Thomas headed in from a corner three minutes into added time to score his first Dons goal and pile more pressure on Pompey manager Kenny Jackett.

The visitors had the better of the first half and John Marquis should have opened the scoring in the 18th minute.

Marcus Harness' pass carved open the Wimbledon defence, leaving Marquis one-on-one with goalkeeper Nathan Trott, but the striker pulled his shot wide.

Portsmouth defender Christian Burgess was inches away from breaking the deadlock nine minutes later when he headed against the crossbar from Lee Brown's cross, while Tom Naylor also spurned a free header for Jackett's men as the teams went in goalless at half-time.

Visiting goalkeeper Craig MacGillivray pulled off a good save to keep out Marcus Forss' free-kick six minutes after the restart.

The goal finally arrived at the death as Thomas directed his header beyond MacGillivray for all three points.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Wimbledon

  • 1Trott
  • 30Kalambayi
  • 21Delaney
  • 6Thomas
  • 7WagstaffBooked at 88mins
  • 40Wordsworth
  • 23Sanders
  • 11PinnockSubstituted forHartiganat 77'minutes
  • 37Osew
  • 15ForssSubstituted forAppiahat 85'minutes
  • 39Pigott

Substitutes

  • 8Hartigan
  • 9Appiah
  • 13Tzanev
  • 14Stabana
  • 18Guinness-Walker
  • 19McLoughlin
  • 31Madelin

Portsmouth

  • 1MacGillivray
  • 13Bolton
  • 6Burgess
  • 20RaggettBooked at 83mins
  • 3BrownBooked at 35mins
  • 4Naylor
  • 33Close
  • 19HarnessSubstituted forCannonat 82'minutes
  • 26Evans
  • 7WilliamsSubstituted forHarrisonat 57'minutes
  • 10MarquisBooked at 40minsSubstituted forCurtisat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Downing
  • 11Curtis
  • 14Cannon
  • 15McCrorie
  • 22Harrison
  • 35Bass
  • 38Haunstrup
Referee:
Sam Purkiss
Attendance:
4,525

Match Stats

Home TeamWimbledonAway TeamPortsmouth
Possession
Home37%
Away63%
Shots
Home9
Away22
Shots on Target
Home3
Away10
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home10
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Portsmouth 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Portsmouth 0.

Goal!

Goal! AFC Wimbledon 1, Portsmouth 0. Terell Thomas (AFC Wimbledon) header from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Max Sanders with a cross following a set piece situation.

Foul by James Bolton (Portsmouth).

Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Ben Close (Portsmouth).

Anthony Wordsworth (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Christian Burgess (Portsmouth) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Gareth Evans with a cross.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Terell Thomas.

Booking

Scott Wagstaff (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Attempt missed. Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Lee Brown.

Attempt blocked. Ben Close (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ronan Curtis.

Attempt saved. Ben Close (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

Offside, Portsmouth. Ellis Harrison tries a through ball, but Ronan Curtis is caught offside.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Kwesi Appiah replaces Marcus Forss.

Attempt blocked. Anthony Wordsworth (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Sean Raggett (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sean Raggett (Portsmouth).

Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Andrew Cannon replaces Marcus Harness.

Offside, Portsmouth. Ben Close tries a through ball, but Ellis Harrison is caught offside.

Attempt missed. Ben Close (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left following a set piece situation.

James Bolton (Portsmouth) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Anthony Wordsworth (AFC Wimbledon).

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Anthony Hartigan replaces Mitchell Pinnock.

Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by Max Sanders.

Attempt saved. Tom Naylor (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt blocked. Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

James Bolton (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon).

Christian Burgess (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon).

Attempt saved. Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by James Bolton with a cross.

Anthony Wordsworth (AFC Wimbledon) hits the right post with a left footed shot from outside the box.

Attempt missed. Ellis Harrison (Portsmouth) header from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by James Bolton.

Attempt blocked. Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Gareth Evans.

Attempt missed. Gareth Evans (Portsmouth) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Ben Close.

Attempt saved. Ronan Curtis (Portsmouth) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by James Bolton with a cross.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Ronan Curtis replaces John Marquis.

Substitution

Substitution, Portsmouth. Ellis Harrison replaces Ryan Williams.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ipswich118302151627
2Wycombe137512213926
3Peterborough1373330161424
4Fleetwood127232415923
5Oxford Utd1464429181122
6Coventry135621615121
7Bristol Rovers136341514121
8Blackpool135531715220
9Doncaster125431513219
10Sunderland125431615119
11Rotherham125341912718
12Lincoln City145271719-217
13Shrewsbury124531013-317
14Rochdale134451722-516
15Burton114341513215
16Gillingham133551816214
17Portsmouth113441212013
18Tranmere133461722-513
19MK Dons134181219-713
20Wimbledon143381924-512
21Accrington122551521-611
22Southend1312101433-195
23Bolton11047328-25-8
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