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AFC Wimbledon 3-0 Burton Albion

Adebayo Akinfenwa
Akinfenwa joined AFC Wimbledon in June after rejecting a new contract at Gillingham

Adebayo Akinfenwa scored his first two AFC Wimbledon goals to help end Burton Albion's unbeaten start to the season.

Matt Tubbs beat onrushing keeper Jon McLaughlan to put the Dons ahead with his eighth goal of the season, having volleyed against the crossbar early on.

The League Two leaders struggled to respond and Akinfenwa made it 2-0 with a far-post header before half time.

He tapped in a scrappy second after the break before Wimbledon were reduced to 10 men following Tubbs' second caution.

Burton's best start to a season in more than 55 years saw them go nine games unbeaten in all competitions before Wimbledon earned maximum points for the first time in five league matches.

Line-ups

Wimbledon

  • 20Shea
  • 27Barrett
  • 29HarrisonBooked at 90mins
  • 6BennettBooked at 61mins
  • 2Fuller
  • 8Moore
  • 7FrancombSubstituted forBeereat 72'minutes
  • 4Bulman
  • 11RiggSubstituted forKennedyat 83'minutes
  • 9TubbsBooked at 82mins
  • 10AkinfenwaBooked at 69minsSubstituted forAzeezat 75'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Azeez
  • 15Phillips
  • 16Sainte-Luce
  • 17Kennedy
  • 18Nicholson
  • 21Beere
  • 26McDonnell

Burton

  • 1McLaughlan
  • 6Sharps
  • 3Cansdell-SherriffSubstituted forMcFadzeanat 65'minutes
  • 2EdwardsSubstituted forHarnessat 76'minutes
  • 5Taft
  • 11MacDonald
  • 8Weir
  • 4Mousinho
  • 10AkinsSubstituted forPalmerat 32'minutes
  • 12Blyth
  • 9Beavon

Substitutes

  • 15McFadzean
  • 16Lyness
  • 18Knowles
  • 23Palmer
  • 24Slade
  • 27Harness
  • 30Austin
Referee:
Andy Davies
Attendance:
3,195

Match Stats

Home TeamWimbledonAway TeamBurton
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home4
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home0
Away6
Fouls
Home15
Away4

Live Text

Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 3, Burton Albion 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 3, Burton Albion 0.

Booking

Ben Harrison (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. George Taft (Burton Albion) header from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses the top right corner.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Alan Bennett.

Foul by Dannie Bulman (AFC Wimbledon).

Jacob Blyth (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Bennett (AFC Wimbledon).

Alexander MacDonald (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Ben Harrison.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Barry Fuller.

Foul by Adebayo Azeez (AFC Wimbledon).

George Taft (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Callum Kennedy replaces Sean Rigg.

Dismissal

Second yellow card to Matt Tubbs (AFC Wimbledon).

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Alan Bennett.

Jacob Blyth (Burton Albion) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box.

Adebayo Azeez (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Matthew Palmer (Burton Albion).

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Marcus Harness replaces Philip Edwards.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Adebayo Azeez replaces Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Foul by Dannie Bulman (AFC Wimbledon).

Callum McFadzean (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Tom Beere replaces George Francomb.

Booking

Adebayo Akinfenwa (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Goal!

Goal! AFC Wimbledon 3, Burton Albion 0. Adebayo Akinfenwa (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the top right corner. Assisted by George Francomb.

Foul by Alexander MacDonald (Burton Albion).

Barry Fuller (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Burton Albion. Callum McFadzean replaces Shane Cansdell-Sherriff.

Attempt saved. Jacob Blyth (Burton Albion) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Alan Bennett (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by Barry Fuller.

Foul by Matt Tubbs (AFC Wimbledon).

George Taft (Burton Albion) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Matt Tubbs (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card.

Attempt missed. Alexander MacDonald (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Second Half

Second Half begins AFC Wimbledon 2, Burton Albion 0.

Half Time

First Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 2, Burton Albion 0.

Corner, Burton Albion. Conceded by James Shea.

Attempt saved. Jacob Blyth (Burton Albion) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Burton8611116519
2Bury8521125717
3Wycombe8521115617
4Morecambe8512127516
5Northampton8422138514
6Shrewsbury8422127514
7Southend842285314
8Cheltenham842275214
9Portsmouth841397213
10Mansfield840489-112
11Cambridge83231511411
12Wimbledon83231412211
13Plymouth831497210
14Stevenage83141013-310
15Tranmere8233101009
16York816189-19
17Newport8233810-29
18Luton823357-29
19Dag & Red82151016-67
20Accrington8215916-77
21Hartlepool8215512-77
22Oxford Utd8134911-26
23Exeter8134611-56
24Carlisle8035618-123
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