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Rotherham United 2-2 AFC Wimbledon

Kwesi Appiah's stoppage-time penalty saw League One leaders Rotherham held to a 2-2 draw by AFC Wimbledon.

Second-half goals from Matt Crooks and Freddie Ladapo looked like earning the Millers a fourth-straight win.

But Richard Wood was adjudged to have tripped Joe Pigott in the penalty area which gave substitute Appiah the opportunity to earn the relegation-battling Dons a crucial point.

Rotherham had dominated the early stages but were left stunned through the visitors' opener which came out of nothing on the half-hour mark with Max Sanders firing an unstoppable effort past Daniel Iversen from 25 yards.

Crooks spurned a big chance to level before the break as he volleyed over after Adam Thompson had been denied by Joe Day.

The midfielder took his next chance more clinically in the 60th minute as he latched on to a long ball and beat Day.

The hosts' pressure paid off in the 81st minute with substitute Ladapo's predatory shot giving them a 2-1 lead.

But the Dons had the final say as they managed to get the point in the third minute of added on time as Appiah blasted in from the spot.

Report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Rotherham

  • 1Iversen
  • 5Thompson
  • 20Ihiekwe
  • 6Wood
  • 8Wiles
  • 19OgbeneSubstituted forLindsayat 90+1'minutes
  • 17Crooks
  • 11Barlaser
  • 14AdelakunSubstituted forKoromaat 71'minutes
  • 7VassellSubstituted forLadapoat 71'minutes
  • 24Smith

Substitutes

  • 3Mattock
  • 4MacDonald
  • 10Ladapo
  • 16Lindsay
  • 22Olosunde
  • 25Koroma
  • 30Bilboe

Wimbledon

  • 21Day
  • 2O'NeillBooked at 76mins
  • 6Thomas
  • 26Bech Sørensen
  • 37Osew
  • 19McLoughlinSubstituted forAppiahat 83'minutes
  • 7WagstaffSubstituted forPinnockat 73'minutes
  • 23Sanders
  • 33Reilly
  • 12RudoniBooked at 87minsSubstituted forMcDonaldat 90+5'minutes
  • 39Pigott

Substitutes

  • 1Trott
  • 4McDonald
  • 8Hartigan
  • 9Appiah
  • 10Roscrow
  • 11Pinnock
  • 18Guinness-Walker
Referee:
Michael Salisbury
Attendance:
8,626

Match Stats

Home TeamRotherhamAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home61%
Away39%
Shots
Home22
Away5
Shots on Target
Home10
Away3
Corners
Home12
Away6
Fouls
Home17
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Rotherham United 2, AFC Wimbledon 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Rotherham United 2, AFC Wimbledon 2.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Daniel Barlaser.

Hand ball by Mitchell Pinnock (AFC Wimbledon).

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Rod McDonald replaces Jack Rudoni.

Goal!

Goal! Rotherham United 2, AFC Wimbledon 2. Kwesi Appiah (AFC Wimbledon) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Penalty conceded by Adam Thompson (Rotherham United) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty AFC Wimbledon. Joe Pigott draws a foul in the penalty area.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Michael Ihiekwe.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Jamie Lindsay replaces Chiedozie Ogbene.

Foul by Michael Smith (Rotherham United).

Mads Bech Sørensen (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt missed. Mads Bech Sørensen (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Mitchell Pinnock with a cross.

Booking

Jack Rudoni (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Paul Osew.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Kwesi Appiah replaces Shane McLoughlin.

Goal!

Goal! Rotherham United 2, AFC Wimbledon 1. Freddie Ladapo (Rotherham United) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top left corner following a set piece situation.

Attempt blocked. Michael Ihiekwe (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Richard Wood with a headed pass.

Richard Wood (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon).

Attempt missed. Freddie Ladapo (Rotherham United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Adam Thompson.

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Terell Thomas.

Attempt blocked. Freddie Ladapo (Rotherham United) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Daniel Barlaser (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jack Rudoni (AFC Wimbledon).

Corner, Rotherham United. Conceded by Callum Reilly.

Attempt blocked. Adam Thompson (Rotherham United) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Michael Ihiekwe with a headed pass.

Booking

Luke O'Neill (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Josh Koroma (Rotherham United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Luke O'Neill (AFC Wimbledon).

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Adam Thompson.

Attempt blocked. Callum Reilly (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Joe Pigott.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Mitchell Pinnock replaces Scott Wagstaff.

Freddie Ladapo (Rotherham United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Mads Bech Sørensen (AFC Wimbledon).

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Josh Koroma replaces Hakeeb Adelakun.

Substitution

Substitution, Rotherham United. Freddie Ladapo replaces Kyle Vassell.

Foul by Hakeeb Adelakun (Rotherham United).

Callum Reilly (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Richard Wood (Rotherham United) header from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Daniel Barlaser with a cross.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rotherham31176856322457
2Coventry301512343281557
3Wycombe3216884136556
4Peterborough331671065392655
5Sunderland31159742261654
6Portsmouth30158745301553
7Ipswich321410845311452
8Fleetwood30149746351151
9Doncaster31139947311648
10Gillingham31111373830846
11Oxford Utd30129947341345
12Burton311110104242043
13Bristol Rovers31119113542-742
14Accrington31109124546-139
15Lincoln City33115174144-338
16Blackpool30910113939037
17Shrewsbury30811112536-1135
18MK Dons3196163342-933
19Rochdale3196163551-1633
20Wimbledon3179153746-930
21Tranmere3058172853-2523
22Southend3137213378-4516
23Bolton2958162461-3711
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