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AFC Wimbledon 1-2 Cambridge United

Cambridge United came from behind to beat AFC Wimbledon and claim their first away win in four matches.

The Dons went ahead when loanee Matt Tubbs latched onto a long ball to round the goalkeeper after only 19 seconds.

That goal was cancelled out by Kwesi Appiah, whose sublime curling effort from the edge of the box found the net.

Adebayo Akinfenwa missed a glorious chance for the Dons, but it was Liam Hughes's goal in the 58th minute that wrapped up the points for the U's.

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley told BBC London 94.9:

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Ardley on Wimbledon v Cambridge

"We lost our way in the last 20 minutes and we didn't manage the fact that we were behind well enough.

"When we went behind we lost our way, we lost our shape and we lost our discipline.

"Letting them back in to the game was poor, we weren't dominant enough but in the end it was a tight game which could have gone either way."

Line-ups

Wimbledon

  • 20Shea
  • 2Fuller
  • 6Bennett
  • 27Barrett
  • 3SmithSubstituted forKennedyat 61'minutes
  • 31SutherlandSubstituted forFrancombat 65'minutes
  • 4BulmanBooked at 85mins
  • 8Moore
  • 11RiggSubstituted forAzeezat 66'minutes
  • 9Tubbs
  • 10Akinfenwa

Substitutes

  • 7Francomb
  • 14Azeez
  • 17Kennedy
  • 18Nicholson
  • 23Oakley
  • 26McDonnell
  • 33Goodman

Cambridge

  • 1Dunn
  • 2Tait
  • 18Nelson
  • 4Coulson
  • 3Taylor
  • 21Appiah
  • 8Champion
  • 17Hughes
  • 31KaikaiSubstituted forBlairat 64'minutes
  • 40ChiedozieSubstituted forChadwickat 63'minutes
  • 32BirdSubstituted forSimpsonat 74'minutes

Substitutes

  • 9Cunnington
  • 13Norris
  • 15Simpson
  • 22Chadwick
  • 23Blair
  • 25Atkinson
  • 33Naylor
Referee:
Michael Bull
Attendance:
4,306

Match Stats

Home TeamWimbledonAway TeamCambridge
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home7
Away7
Shots on Target
Home3
Away2
Corners
Home3
Away2
Fouls
Home16
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Cambridge United 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Cambridge United 2.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Barry Fuller.

Foul by Dannie Bulman (AFC Wimbledon).

Tom Champion (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Alan Bennett (AFC Wimbledon).

Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Dannie Bulman (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card.

Foul by Dannie Bulman (AFC Wimbledon).

Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Luke Chadwick.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Tom Champion.

Foul by Sammy Moore (AFC Wimbledon).

Robbie Simpson (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Hand ball by George Francomb (AFC Wimbledon).

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Robbie Simpson replaces Ryan Bird.

Dannie Bulman (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Kwesi Appiah (Cambridge United).

Adam Barrett (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Kwesi Appiah (Cambridge United).

Attempt missed. Alan Bennett (AFC Wimbledon) header from the right side of the box misses to the right.

Adebayo Akinfenwa (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Michael Nelson (Cambridge United).

Attempt missed. Matty Blair (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Adebayo Azeez replaces Sean Rigg.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. George Francomb replaces Frankie Sutherland.

Attempt missed. Michael Nelson (Cambridge United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Matty Blair replaces Sullay Kaikai.

Substitution

Substitution, Cambridge United. Luke Chadwick replaces Jordan Chiedozie.

Foul by Dannie Bulman (AFC Wimbledon).

Kwesi Appiah (Cambridge United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Callum Kennedy replaces Jack Smith because of an injury.

Goal!

Goal! AFC Wimbledon 1, Cambridge United 2. Liam Hughes (Cambridge United) header from very close range to the high centre of the goal. Assisted by Sullay Kaikai.

Attempt missed. Adebayo Akinfenwa (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Frankie Sutherland (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Sullay Kaikai (Cambridge United).

Foul by Barry Fuller (AFC Wimbledon).

Greg Taylor (Cambridge United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Corner, Cambridge United. Conceded by Frankie Sutherland.

Second Half

Second Half begins AFC Wimbledon 1, Cambridge United 1.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wycombe19115331171438
2Luton19114423121137
3Shrewsbury19113530151536
4Burton1911262522335
5Southend1910452115634
6Plymouth1994622111131
7Newport198742821731
8Bury199372723430
9Exeter198652725230
10Cambridge198383124727
11Morecambe198382021-127
12Portsmouth197572222026
13Accrington198292832-426
14Stevenage197482727025
15Northampton197392727024
16Wimbledon196672427-324
17Cheltenham196581828-1023
18Mansfield196491524-922
19Oxford Utd195682024-421
20Dag & Red1963102530-521
21York1931061823-519
22Carlisle1953112537-1218
23Tranmere1936101926-715
24Hartlepool1933131434-2012
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