MK Dons vs AFC W’don
Sky Bet League One
12:00pm Saturday 7th September
MK Dons held on to beat rivals AFC Wimbledon 2-1 in Sky Bet League One on Saturday.
AFC Wimbledon was afterward got by substitute Marcus Forss straight back after 83 minutes, but it was not enough and that they stay in the relegation zone with no win this season.
There has been a attendee at Stadium MK since Dele Alli – left from the very recent England squad due to an injury that has limited his start to the season – took advantage of a rare Saturday away to watch his side. And he would have been delighted to see the grading is opened by the other MK academy graduate.
Nombe, just 20, was handed his first league start by Paul Tisdale following three aims in cup competitions this season, including two at Stevenage at the Leasing.com Trophy in midweek, and that he showed off his potential after 10 minutes, latching on a nice ball from Healey before holding off his marker and slotting home, via a ricochet off both articles.
AFC Wimbledon had goalkeeper Joe McDonnell involving the sticks, and more he was defeated after 26 minutes. This time it was as he made space for himself before driving a low shot, Healey who took center stage.
Wally Downes reacted with a change at half-time, casting Michael Folivi and Max Sanders, but it took until 61 minutes to allow them to split out a real prospect. Luke O’Neill’s free-kick found its way to Paul Kalambayi but his effort was kept out by Lee Nicholls. AFC Wimbledon pushed forwards quickly as the ball found an Kwesi Appiah that was unmarked out six yards, but he blazed over.
Downes’ shift did put them back. Forss scored his first goal for the club since arriving on loan from Brentford, climbing to go , but it wasn’t enough to activate a rally as MK Dons held .
A performance in the MK Dons frontman. He provided a superb assist for Nombe’s opener and then took his goal which had been his third of the season.
Both sides are back in Sky Bet League One act in 3pm Saturday. MK Dons along with AFC Wimbledon sponsor Shrewsbury head to Blackpool.
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