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AFC Wimbledon 2-1 Doncaster Rovers

Marcus Forss was the hero for AFC Wimbledon, scoring one and making the other as they came from behind to beat Doncaster 2-1 at Kingsmeadow.

The visitors started the game on the front foot and after Rakish Bingham's shot was shovelled behind by Dons goalkeeper Nathan Trott, Kwame Thomas was on hand to head home Reece James' inviting delivery after 12 minutes.

Darren Moore's men probably felt they should have led more comfortably at the break, and Forss made them pay after 56 minutes when he slammed home a penalty to take his League One goals tally this season into double figures after Donervon Daniels mistimed his sliding tackle on the Finnish youth international.

Both sides were going for all three points, and Forss was again the inspiration with 20 minutes left as he chased down a long ball over the top of the Doncaster backline before feeding the onrushing Callum Reilly, who slotted past Seny Dieng for his first league strike since joining the club in the summer.

There was still time for Jon Taylor to cushion a shot wide after James' cutback, but the hosts held on.

Match report supplied by PA Media

Line-ups

Wimbledon

  • 1Trott
  • 2O'Neill
  • 6Thomas
  • 4McDonald
  • 19McLoughlin
  • 23Sanders
  • 11PinnockSubstituted forRudoniat 61'minutes
  • 33Reilly
  • 37OsewSubstituted forGuinness-Walkerat 61'minutes
  • 15ForssSubstituted forHartiganat 86'minutes
  • 39Pigott

Substitutes

  • 8Hartigan
  • 12Rudoni
  • 18Guinness-Walker
  • 21Delaney
  • 24McDonnell
  • 29Robinson
  • 32Biler

Doncaster

  • 24Dieng
  • 2Halliday
  • 33DanielsBooked at 56mins
  • 32John
  • 3JamesSubstituted forEnnisat 85'minutes
  • 8Whiteman
  • 6SheafBooked at 90mins
  • 11BinghamSubstituted forTaylorat 62'minutes
  • 26Coppinger
  • 7SadlierBooked at 41mins
  • 39Thomas

Substitutes

  • 5Wright
  • 10Taylor
  • 12Gomes
  • 13Jones
  • 19May
  • 22Watters
  • 31Ennis
Referee:
Nick Kinseley
Attendance:
4,311

Match Stats

Home TeamWimbledonAway TeamDoncaster
Possession
Home33%
Away67%
Shots
Home7
Away20
Shots on Target
Home3
Away6
Corners
Home3
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 2, Doncaster Rovers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 2, Doncaster Rovers 1.

Attempt blocked. Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Terell Thomas.

Booking

Ben Sheaf (Doncaster Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Cameron John (Doncaster Rovers).

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

Foul by Niall Ennis (Doncaster Rovers).

Max Sanders (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box misses to the left. Assisted by Benjamin Whiteman with a through ball.

Brad Halliday (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Callum Reilly (AFC Wimbledon).

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Anthony Hartigan replaces Marcus Forss.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Niall Ennis replaces Reece James.

Attempt missed. Reece James (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Reece James (Doncaster Rovers) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal. Assisted by Marcus Forss.

Attempt missed. Jon Taylor (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Reece James with a cross.

Hand ball by Jon Taylor (Doncaster Rovers).

Offside, Doncaster Rovers. Benjamin Whiteman tries a through ball, but James Coppinger is caught offside.

Goal!

Goal! AFC Wimbledon 2, Doncaster Rovers 1. Callum Reilly (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Marcus Forss following a fast break.

Attempt blocked. Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ben Sheaf.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Joe Pigott.

Offside, AFC Wimbledon. Luke O'Neill tries a through ball, but Joe Pigott is caught offside.

Corner, Doncaster Rovers. Conceded by Luke O'Neill.

Substitution

Substitution, Doncaster Rovers. Jon Taylor replaces Rakish Bingham.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Jack Rudoni replaces Mitchell Pinnock.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Nesta Guinness-Walker replaces Paul Osew.

James Coppinger (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Max Sanders (AFC Wimbledon).

Goal!

Goal! AFC Wimbledon 1, Doncaster Rovers 1. Marcus Forss (AFC Wimbledon) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.

Booking

Donervon Daniels (Doncaster Rovers) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Penalty conceded by Donervon Daniels (Doncaster Rovers) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty AFC Wimbledon. Marcus Forss draws a foul in the penalty area.

Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon).

Attempt blocked. Benjamin Whiteman (Doncaster Rovers) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by James Coppinger with a cross.

Attempt missed. Callum Reilly (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Mitchell Pinnock.

Second Half

Second Half begins AFC Wimbledon 0, Doncaster Rovers 1.

Half Time

First Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 0, Doncaster Rovers 1.

goal

As It Stood

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2Ipswich19106329151436
3Peterborough20105543251835
4Bristol Rovers1910452925434
5Blackpool208933023733
6Rotherham2094732211131
7Coventry2071032523231
8Oxford Utd1986537201730
9Fleetwood189363124730
10Portsmouth197752924528
11Shrewsbury197751820-228
12Sunderland197662521427
13Gillingham206772322125
14Doncaster176652620624
15Lincoln City197392122-124
16Burton196672122-124
17Accrington205782930-122
18Rochdale2064102233-1122
19Wimbledon2055102531-620
20Tranmere1945102234-1217
21MK Dons2052131730-1317
22Southend2114162259-377
23Bolton173591139-282
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