League Two
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Hartlepool United 3-1 AFC Wimbledon

Luke James

In-form Hartlepool stormed to their fourth straight win in League Two with a dominant victory over AFC Wimbledon.

Simon Walton's penalty, awarded after Alan Bennett tripped James Poole in the area, set them on their way.

The Dons levelled with a penalty of their own from Harry Pell, but six minutes later Luke James got on the end of Walton's pass to head Pools ahead.

And Matty Dolan's low shot from 25 yards with seven minutes to go sealed the points for the home side.

Line-ups

Hartlepool

  • 1Flinders
  • 21Duckworth
  • 2Austin
  • 8WaltonBooked at 74mins
  • 6Baldwin
  • 35Burgess
  • 7FranksSubstituted forRichardsat 80'minutes
  • 4Dolan
  • 33James
  • 10PooleSubstituted forSweeneyat 87'minutes
  • 11MonkhouseBooked at 42mins

Substitutes

  • 5Collins
  • 13Rafferty
  • 15Sweeney
  • 19Richards
  • 22Holden
  • 23Rodney
  • 38Walker

Wimbledon

  • 1Worner
  • 2Fuller
  • 15Fenlon
  • 8Moore
  • 6Bennett
  • 24Weston
  • 21Porter
  • 12PellSubstituted forStruttonat 73'minutes
  • 9Smith
  • 4SweeneyBooked at 90mins
  • 11MooreSubstituted forSainte-Luceat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 3Kennedy
  • 7Francomb
  • 10Midson
  • 14Antwi
  • 16Sainte-Luce
  • 17Strutton
  • 22Brown
Referee:
Darren Bond
Attendance:
3,652

Match Stats

Home TeamHartlepoolAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away4
Corners
Home3
Away11
Fouls
Home10
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Hartlepool United 3, AFC Wimbledon 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Hartlepool United 3, AFC Wimbledon 1.

Attempt missed. Michael Smith (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from long range on the right misses to the left.

Booking

Peter Sweeney (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card.

Jordan Richards (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Peter Sweeney (AFC Wimbledon).

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Antony Sweeney replaces James Poole.

Foul by Andy Monkhouse (Hartlepool United).

Barry Fuller (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Michael Duckworth.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 3, AFC Wimbledon 1. Matthew Dolan (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Michael Duckworth.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Andy Monkhouse.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Neil Austin.

Substitution

Substitution, Hartlepool United. Jordan Richards replaces Jonathan Franks.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Neil Austin.

Attempt missed. George Porter (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. James Poole (Hartlepool United) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. George Porter (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Peter Sweeney (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top left corner.

Booking

Simon Walton (Hartlepool United) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Simon Walton (Hartlepool United).

Jim Fenlon (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Charlie Strutton replaces Harry Pell.

Attempt missed. Simon Walton (Hartlepool United) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Barry Fuller.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 2, AFC Wimbledon 1. Luke James (Hartlepool United) header from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Simon Walton.

Simon Walton (Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Smith (AFC Wimbledon).

Attempt missed. Sammy Moore (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Kevin Sainte-Luce replaces Luke Moore.

Attempt blocked. George Porter (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Goal!

Goal! Hartlepool United 1, AFC Wimbledon 1. Harry Pell (AFC Wimbledon) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Andy Monkhouse (Hartlepool United) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty AFC Wimbledon. George Porter draws a foul in the penalty area.

(Hartlepool United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Smith (AFC Wimbledon).

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Christian Burgess.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Michael Duckworth.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Christian Burgess.

Corner, Hartlepool United. Conceded by Jim Fenlon.

goal

As It Stood

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2Chesterfield137332013724
3Exeter137331813524
4Oxford Utd136522112923
5Fleetwood137152015522
6Morecambe136432018222
7Mansfield135621511421
8Burton136341917221
9Newport135531814420
10Wycombe126241814420
11Southend136251411320
12Scunthorpe125521412220
13Dag & Red135531817120
14Hartlepool135351715218
15Wimbledon135351516-118
16Portsmouth124441919016
17Cheltenham134361824-615
18York123361519-412
19Plymouth13337815-712
20Bury132471316-310
21Bristol Rovers132471118-710
22Torquay132471323-1010
23Northampton132381220-89
24Accrington13148920-117
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