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AFC Wimbledon 0-3 Sunderland

A hat-trick from Charlie Wyke fired Sunderland to a convincing win over struggling AFC Wimbledon at Plough Lane.

The visitors went ahead within seven minutes when Elliot Embleton's ball over the top was just kept in play by Aiden O'Brien on the right and his cut-back fell to the feet of Wyke, who bundled the ball in from close range.

The game continued at the same fast pace, with tackles flying in from every angle and plenty of chances at both ends, but neither side could quite apply the finishing touch.

The hosts spent most of the second half on the front foot, with Nesta Guinness-Walker and Ethan Chislett both going close, and they were made to pay for their misses late on.

Wyke flicked home at the near post from Grant Leadbitter's corner in the 87th minute before grabbing his third in stoppage time, latching on to Josh Scowen's through ball before lifting the ball over the onrushing Sam Walker - who was making his league debut for the hosts - to seal the deal.

Match report supplied by PA Media.

Line-ups

Wimbledon

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1Walker
  • 19McLoughlinSubstituted forAlexanderat 83'minutes
  • 5Nightingale
  • 3Csoka
  • 18Guinness-Walker
  • 4Woodyard
  • 16Oksanen
  • 29LongmanSubstituted forRobinsonat 84'minutes
  • 12RudoniBooked at 27mins
  • 11ChislettSubstituted forO'Neillat 83'minutes
  • 39Pigott

Substitutes

  • 2O'Neill
  • 7Alexander
  • 8Hartigan
  • 13Tzanev
  • 14Robinson
  • 30Kalambayi
  • 33Reilly

Sunderland

Formation 4-2-2-2

  • 1Burge
  • 6Power
  • 5Wright
  • 4Willis
  • 25McFadzean
  • 23Leadbitter
  • 14Scowen
  • 17EmbletonSubstituted forWinchesterat 58'minutes
  • 28McGeadySubstituted forDiamondat 73'minutes
  • 10O'BrienSubstituted forMaguireat 81'minutes
  • 9Wyke

Substitutes

  • 7Maguire
  • 13O'Nien
  • 16Sanderson
  • 20Matthews
  • 21Diamond
  • 26Winchester
  • 35Younger
Referee:
Antony Coggins

Match Stats

Home TeamWimbledonAway TeamSunderland
Possession
Home42%
Away58%
Shots
Home9
Away12
Shots on Target
Home2
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away3
Fouls
Home10
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 0, Sunderland 3.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 0, Sunderland 3.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! AFC Wimbledon 0, Sunderland 3. Charlie Wyke (Sunderland) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Josh Scowen with a through ball.

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jack Diamond (Sunderland) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Charlie Wyke.

  5. Post update

    Jack Diamond (Sunderland) hits the left post with a right footed shot from the right side of the box. Assisted by Carl Winchester.

  6. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Jaakko Oksanen (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  7. Post update

    Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Max Power.

  8. Post update

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

  9. Goal!

    Goal! AFC Wimbledon 0, Sunderland 2. Charlie Wyke (Sunderland) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Grant Leadbitter with a cross following a corner.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Sunderland. Conceded by Nesta Guinness-Walker.

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Zach Robinson replaces Ryan Longman.

  12. Substitution

    Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Cheye Alexander replaces Shane McLoughlin.

  13. Substitution

    Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Luke O'Neill replaces Ethan Chislett.

  14. Post update

    Foul by Chris Maguire (Sunderland).

  15. Post update

    Shane McLoughlin (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Sunderland. Chris Maguire replaces Aiden O'Brien.

  17. Post update

    Callum McFadzean (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon).

  19. Post update

    Carl Winchester (Sunderland) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Ethan Chislett (AFC Wimbledon).

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