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 got by substitute Marcus Forss back after 83 minutes, however, it was not enough and that they stay with no win at the relegation zone this year.
A attendee has been at Stadium MK as Dele Alli – left out of the most England squad because of an injury that has limited his start – took advantage of a Saturday away to watch his aspect. And he’d have been delighted to observe the grading is opened by the other MK academy graduate.
Nombe, only 20, was given his first league start by Paul Tisdale after three objectives in cup competitions this season, including two in Stevenage at the Leasing.com Trophy in midweek, and he even showed his potential after 10 minutes, latching onto a nice chunk from Healey before holding off his mark and slotting house, via a ricochet off both articles.
AFC Wimbledon had goalkeeper Joe McDonnell involving the sticks, and once more he was beaten after 26 minutes. This time it was before driving a low shot in the corner because he made space for himself Healey who took centre stage.
Wally Downes responded at half-time with a switch, casting Max Sanders and Michael Folivi, but it took till 61 minutes for them to carve out a real prospect. Luke O’Neill’s free-kick found its way to Paul Kalambayi at the back pole, but his effort was kept out by Lee Nicholls. AFC Wimbledon pushed again swiftly as an Kwesi Appiah that was unmarked was saw by the ball six yards out, but he blazed over.
Downes’ shift did catch them back into the match. Forss scored his first goal for the club since arriving on loan climbing in the far post to go in, but it was not enough to activate a late rally as MK Dons held .
A fine performance in the MK Dons frontman. He then took his purpose brilliantly, that had been his third of the year and supplied a superb aid for the opener of Nombe.
Both sides are back in Sky Bet League One act at 3pm following Saturday. AFC Wimbledon sponsor Shrewsbury along with MK Dons visit Blackpool.
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