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Rochdale 0-1 AFC Wimbledon

Ethan Chislett scored a stoppage-time winner as AFC Wimbledon beat Rochdale 1-0 at the Crown Oil Arena.

The home side bossed possession for long periods but lacked the guile and craft to open up the visitors' defence, while the Dons occasionally threatened on the counter attack but rarely troubled Jay Lynch in the Dale goal until late in the game.

Ryan Longman had a couple of half chances early on but failed to capitalise, while the hosts' best chance of the first half came in the 39th minute, when a looping delivery from Tolaji Bola dropped onto the head of Matty Lund, but his effort was comfortably saved by Connal Trueman.

Dale had the first clear-cut opportunity of the game minutes into the second half, Ollie Rathbone galloping through the centre and drawing Trueman off his line but clipping the ball wide.

Joe Pigott tested Lynch with a deflected effort as the Dons finished the game strongly, with substitute Chislett then spinning sharply inside the area and firing into the bottom corner of the net to secure the three points.

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Line-ups

Rochdale

Formation 4-5-1

  • 12Lynch
  • 13Keohane
  • 6O'Connell
  • 15Roberts
  • 3Bola
  • 10NewbySubstituted forBaahat 90+2'minutes
  • 20RyanSubstituted forHumphrysat 61'minutes
  • 8Morley
  • 21Lund
  • 14RathboneSubstituted forDooleyat 90+2'minutes
  • 11BeesleySubstituted forDoneat 80'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4McNulty
  • 7Dooley
  • 9Humphrys
  • 16Done
  • 17Tavares
  • 22Baah
  • 30Chalton

Wimbledon

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Trueman
  • 6ThomasSubstituted forHeneghanat 79'minutes
  • 5Nightingale
  • 3Csoka
  • 19McLoughlinBooked at 72mins
  • 4WoodyardSubstituted forChislettat 87'minutes
  • 8HartiganBooked at 30mins
  • 33ReillySubstituted forRudoniat 72'minutes
  • 42Seddon
  • 29LongmanSubstituted forPalmerat 87'minutes
  • 39Pigott

Substitutes

  • 7Alexander
  • 9Palmer
  • 11Chislett
  • 12Rudoni
  • 13Tzanev
  • 18Guinness-Walker
  • 22Heneghan
Referee:
Declan Bourne

Match Stats

Home TeamRochdaleAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home60%
Away40%
Shots
Home8
Away9
Shots on Target
Home1
Away3
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home8
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Rochdale 0, AFC Wimbledon 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Rochdale 0, AFC Wimbledon 1.

  3. Post update

    Jimmy Keohane (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon).

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Aaron Morley (Rochdale) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses to the right.

  6. Goal!

    Goal! Rochdale 0, AFC Wimbledon 1. Ethan Chislett (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Jack Rudoni.

  7. Substitution

    Substitution, Rochdale. Stephen Dooley replaces Oliver Rathbone.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, Rochdale. Kwadwo Baah replaces Alex Newby.

  9. Post update

    Eoghan O'Connell (Rochdale) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Ollie Palmer (AFC Wimbledon).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Stephen Humphrys (Rochdale).

  12. Post update

    Shane McLoughlin (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Ethan Chislett replaces Alex Woodyard.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Ollie Palmer replaces Ryan Longman.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jack Rudoni (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Ryan Longman.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Oliver Rathbone (Rochdale).

  17. Post update

    Alex Woodyard (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Stephen Humphrys (Rochdale) header from the centre of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Oliver Rathbone with a cross.

  19. Post update

    Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Haydon Roberts.

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Rochdale. Matt Done replaces Jake Beesley.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Hull1290321101127
2Peterborough138142213925
3Ipswich128131910925
4Portsmouth1373325131224
5Charlton11722158723
6Lincoln City12723159623
7Fleetwood1371524131122
8Sunderland126421610622
9Accrington106131310319
10Plymouth125432020019
11Doncaster115331912718
12Wimbledon124531514117
13Crewe135171313016
14Blackpool125161215-316
15Gillingham124261116-514
16Northampton134271322-914
17MK Dons133461417-313
18Swindon124171724-713
19Oxford Utd114071320-712
20Rochdale123361119-812
21Bristol Rovers123361120-912
22Shrewsbury121561119-88
23Wigan12219920-117
24Burton131481426-127
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