Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 0, Oxford United 2.
AFC Wimbledon 0-2 Oxford United
Oxford United climbed to the top of the League Two standings with victory over AFC Wimbledon.
James Constable opened the scoring after only six minutes with a header from Asa Hall's fine cross.
The hosts came close to an equaliser but George Francomb failed to get on the end of George Porter's low ball in.
Oxford made sure of the win when substitute Deane Smalley scored from the penalty spot, after he had been brought down by Rhys Weston.
AFC Wimbledon have now gone six games without a league win, while the U's, unbeaten in four, are top on goal difference ahead of Rochdale.
VIEW FROM THE DRESSING ROOM
AFC Wimbledon boss Neal Ardley speaks to BBC London 94.9:
"It's always tough when you keep having to chase games, and five minutes in we were 1-0 down again, and that's eight games on the trot now.
"The boys have given a lot of energy at the end of a tough week and have put everything out there and if we stuck a half chance away we could have kicked on. I won't moan about the effort and energy and the buck stops with me and we will have a meeting on Tuesday and get some positivity back in the camp.
"We lacked quality at times but that comes from confidence being drained at times, at one end they were a constant menace and at the other they were solid, we need to pick ourselves up and become a better team."
- 4SweeneyBooked at 36minsSubstituted forPellat 76'minutes
- 17StruttonSubstituted forMooreat 63'minutes
- 7FrancombSubstituted forSainte-Luceat 62'minutes
- 3NeweyBooked at 40mins
- 15WilliamsSubstituted forSmalleyat 62'minutes
- 14HallSubstituted forDaviesat 60'minutes
- 7RiggSubstituted forRufflesat 80'minutes
- Dean Whitestone
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 0, Oxford United 2.
Attempt blocked. Sammy Moore (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt blocked. Harry Pell (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Attempt saved. George Porter (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.
Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Josh Ruffles.
Harry Pell (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the left wing.
Foul by James Constable (Oxford United).
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Rhys Weston.
Corner, Oxford United. Conceded by Callum Kennedy.
Goal! AFC Wimbledon 0, Oxford United 2. Dean Smalley (Oxford United) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom right corner.
Penalty conceded by Rhys Weston (AFC Wimbledon) after a foul in the penalty area.
Penalty Oxford United. Dean Smalley draws a foul in the penalty area.
Substitution, Oxford United. Josh Ruffles replaces Sean Rigg.
Sammy Moore (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Andrew Whing (Oxford United).
Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Harry Pell replaces Peter Sweeney.
Attempt missed. Danny Rose (Oxford United) left footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.
Attempt saved. Kevin Sainte-Luce (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is saved in the bottom right corner.
Attempt missed. James Constable (Oxford United) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.