League Two
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AFC Wimbledon 2-1 Exeter City

Adebayo Azeez
Adebayo Azeez' spent time on loan at Exeter's nearest rivals Torquay United

Adebayo Azeez's late goal ensured AFC Wimbledon claimed their second win of the season, at home to Exeter City.

Azeez headed in Lyle Taylor's cross to move the Dons above City in League Two on goal difference.

George Francomb gave the home side a first-half lead as he hooked in a cross after Andy Barcham's flick-on.

Ryan Harley equalised soon after and City thought they had taken the lead through an own goal, but it was chalked off for a push by Troy Brown.

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley told BBC London 94.9:

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Ardley on AFC Wimbledon v Exeter

"A win is a win, and any win is a good win, but we weren't at our best today.

"We started brightly for 20 minutes, lost our way a bit and Exeter are the sort of team that can pick holes in you when you're a little bit stretched.

"They grew into the game and we were our own worst enemies at that point.

"We wanted to up the tempo in the second half and we didn't really."

Line-ups

Wimbledon

  • 1Shea
  • 2Fuller
  • 6Robinson
  • 22Osborne
  • 12Meades
  • 7Francomb
  • 16BeereBooked at 90mins
  • 8Reeves
  • 17BarchamSubstituted forRiggat 76'minutes
  • 9ElliottSubstituted forAzeezat 68'minutes
  • 10AkinfenwaSubstituted forTaylorat 67'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Nightingale
  • 11Rigg
  • 14Azeez
  • 19Fitzpatrick
  • 24McDonnell
  • 25Gallagher
  • 33Taylor

Exeter

  • 1Olejnik
  • 11DaviesSubstituted forButterfieldat 50'minutes
  • 39Brown
  • 26Tillson
  • 5McAllister
  • 7Harley
  • 4NobleBooked at 56minsSubstituted forOyelekeat 71'minutes
  • 8Oakley
  • 22Wheeler
  • 16HoskinsSubstituted forMorrisonat 78'minutes
  • 10Holmes

Substitutes

  • 2Butterfield
  • 3Woodman
  • 13Morrison
  • 14Nicholls
  • 19Oyeleke
  • 21Hamon
  • 31Grant
Referee:
Darren England
Attendance:
3,803

Match Stats

Home TeamWimbledonAway TeamExeter
Possession
Home47%
Away53%
Shots
Home14
Away6
Shots on Target
Home3
Away1
Corners
Home16
Away2
Fouls
Home12
Away15

Live Text

Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 2, Exeter City 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 2, Exeter City 1.

Attempt missed. Ryan Harley (Exeter City) right footed shot from more than 35 yards misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Foul by Karleigh Osborne (AFC Wimbledon).

Clinton Morrison (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt blocked. Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

Booking

Tom Beere (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Tom Beere (AFC Wimbledon).

Jamie McAllister (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt blocked. George Francomb (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Adebayo Azeez (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Tillson (Exeter City).

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Troy Brown.

Adebayo Azeez (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Troy Brown (Exeter City).

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by Paul Robinson.

Attempt missed. David Wheeler (Exeter City) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right.

Goal!

Goal! AFC Wimbledon 2, Exeter City 1. Adebayo Azeez (AFC Wimbledon) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Lyle Taylor.

Attempt missed. Paul Robinson (AFC Wimbledon) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Jordan Tillson.

Corner, Exeter City. Conceded by George Francomb.

Foul by Jonathan Meades (AFC Wimbledon).

David Wheeler (Exeter City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Clinton Morrison replaces Will Hoskins.

Attempt missed. Sean Rigg (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the left.

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

Foul by Lee Holmes (Exeter City).

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Sean Rigg replaces Andy Barcham.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Ryan Harley.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Manny Oyeleke.

Substitution

Substitution, Exeter City. Manny Oyeleke replaces David Noble.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Jordan Tillson.

Attempt missed. Karleigh Osborne (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right following a corner.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Jamie McAllister.

Foul by Jonathan Meades (AFC Wimbledon).

Will Hoskins (Exeter City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Adebayo Azeez replaces Tom Elliott.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Lyle Taylor replaces Adebayo Akinfenwa.

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

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Ryan Harley.

goal

As It Stood

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1Leyton Orient55001331015
2Plymouth5401103712
3Wycombe532071611
4Portsmouth5320105511
5Oxford Utd52309549
6Hartlepool53027619
7Bristol Rovers53025419
8Mansfield52216428
9Cambridge52219818
10Morecambe52128717
11Northampton52125507
12Wimbledon521267-17
13Exeter521268-27
14Crawley51315326
15Accrington51314406
16Carlisle51311012-26
17Stevenage512258-35
18Barnet511337-44
19York511337-44
20Notts County5113510-54
21Yeovil510459-43
22Luton502369-32
23Dag & Red5023410-62
24Newport5014410-61
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