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Gillingham 1-2 AFC Wimbledon

Callum Reilly scored a stoppage-time winner against his former club as AFC Wimbledon ended Gillingham's 15-match unbeaten run in League One with a 2-1 victory at Priestfield.

Winless in seven games prior to kick-off, the Dons started brightly and saw Anthony Hartigan test Gillingham goalkeeper Jack Bonham with a free-kick after just 55 seconds.

Gills captain Max Ehmer came to Bonham's rescue after 14 minutes when he acrobatically cleared Joe Pigott's goal-bound lob off the line.

The visitors deservedly took the lead four minutes after the break when Pigott fired into an empty net after Bonham's parry from Kwesi Appiah's header fell to him six yards out.

On-loan Cardiff goalkeeper Joe Day maintained the Dons' lead when he produced a spectacular fingertip save to keep out John Akinde's header.

However, Day was helpless to prevent Gills substitute Regan Charles-Cook from heading home an equaliser three minutes from time.

That looked to have salvaged Gillingham's unbeaten run but there was still time for Reilly to dramatically earn the Dons a precious victory.

The midfielder, who left Gillingham for free last summer, fired past Bonham in the first minute of stoppage time to snatch all three points for the visitors.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Gillingham

Formation 4-1-2-1-2

  • 1Bonham
  • 12Fuller
  • 5Ehmer
  • 27Tucker
  • 6Ogilvie
  • 14JonesSubstituted forWillockat 62'minutes
  • 4O'Keefe
  • 24O'ConnorSubstituted forCharles-Cookat 72'minutes
  • 22LeeSubstituted forGrahamat 45'minutes
  • 7Hanlan
  • 15Akinde

Substitutes

  • 8Willock
  • 9Mandron
  • 10Roberts
  • 11Charles-Cook
  • 17Pringle
  • 19Graham
  • 21Walsh

Wimbledon

Formation 3-5-2

  • 21Day
  • 2O'NeillBooked at 82mins
  • 6Thomas
  • 26Bech Sørensen
  • 19McLoughlinSubstituted forMcDonaldat 90+2'minutes
  • 7Wagstaff
  • 8Hartigan
  • 33Reilly
  • 18Guinness-Walker
  • 9AppiahSubstituted forRoscrowat 76'minutesBooked at 78mins
  • 39Pigott

Substitutes

  • 1Trott
  • 4McDonald
  • 10Roscrow
  • 11Pinnock
  • 12Rudoni
  • 17Lamy
  • 23Sanders
Referee:
John Busby
Attendance:
4,893

Match Stats

Home TeamGillinghamAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home51%
Away49%
Shots
Home10
Away14
Shots on Target
Home3
Away8
Corners
Home3
Away3
Fouls
Home12
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Gillingham 1, AFC Wimbledon 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Gillingham 1, AFC Wimbledon 2.

  3. Post update

    Offside, AFC Wimbledon. Anthony Hartigan tries a through ball, but Adam Roscrow is caught offside.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jack Tucker (Gillingham) header from the left side of the six yard box is saved in the top right corner. Assisted by Jordan Graham with a cross.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Callum Reilly (AFC Wimbledon).

  6. Post update

    Barry Fuller (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Scott Wagstaff (AFC Wimbledon).

  8. Post update

    Regan Charles-Cook (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Connor Ogilvie (Gillingham).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Rod McDonald replaces Shane McLoughlin because of an injury.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! Gillingham 1, AFC Wimbledon 2. Callum Reilly (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Adam Roscrow.

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Adam Roscrow (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Scott Wagstaff with a cross.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Barry Fuller (Gillingham) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Jordan Graham.

  16. Post update

    Attempt missed. Anthony Hartigan (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  17. Goal!

    Goal! Gillingham 1, AFC Wimbledon 1. Regan Charles-Cook (Gillingham) header from very close range to the top left corner.

  18. Post update

    Attempt saved. Brandon Hanlan (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Luke O'Neill (AFC Wimbledon).

  20. Post update

    Regan Charles-Cook (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Rotherham34188860352562
2Coventry321613346301661
3Portsmouth33178851321959
4Wycombe3417894540559
5Sunderland331610746271958
6Oxford Utd34169958352357
7Peterborough341681066402656
8Fleetwood321510748361255
9Ipswich3414101046341252
10Doncaster331491050331751
11Gillingham34121484032850
12Burton331211104645147
13Blackpool331111114341244
14Bristol Rovers33119133546-1142
15Shrewsbury331011122939-1041
16Accrington341010144651-540
17Lincoln City34116174144-339
18MK Dons34107173646-1037
19Wimbledon34810163952-1334
20Rochdale3396183656-2033
21Tranmere3268183258-2626
22Southend3437243684-4816
23Bolton3259182564-3912
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