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Mansfield Town 1-1 AFC Wimbledon

Mansfield drew 1-1 for the third game running as they held AFC Wimbledon.

The Dons took an early lead when Tom Elliott poked a low finish beyond veteran goalkeeper Brian Jensen.

Chris Clements levelled for the hosts in the 15th minute with a brilliantly taken 25-yard free-kick.

Elliott could have put Wimbledon back in front but headed wide from close range, before Dons substitute Lyle Taylor was sent off in stoppage time for catching Nicky Hunt with an elbow.

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley told BBC London 94.9:

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Ardley on Mansfield v Wimbledon

"I thought for twenty minutes we were very good and we looked a real threat.

"We lost our way half an hour into the game because of the man in the middle. There was so much frustration in the players, because they felt it was so one-sided, that we forgot to play for a bit.

"I did say to him at half-time that it looked like he was itching to send one of our players off and unfortunately I was proved right."

Line-ups

Mansfield

  • 12Jensen
  • 16HuntBooked at 79mins
  • 5Pearce
  • 15Tafazolli
  • 3Benning
  • 8Clements
  • 7ChapmanBooked at 51mins
  • 4RoseBooked at 55minsSubstituted forThomasat 85'minutes
  • 19LambeSubstituted forThomasat 66'minutes
  • 10GreenBooked at 73mins
  • 11WestcarrSubstituted forBeardsleyat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Marsden
  • 6Collins
  • 9Beardsley
  • 14Thomas
  • 18Yussuf
  • 20Thomas
  • 24McGuire

Wimbledon

  • 1Shea
  • 2Fuller
  • 22OsborneSubstituted forNightingaleat 30'minutes
  • 6RobinsonBooked at 15mins
  • 12Meades
  • 7FrancombBooked at 45mins
  • 4Bulman
  • 8ReevesBooked at 35mins
  • 11Rigg
  • 9ElliottSubstituted forTaylorat 69'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 10AkinfenwaSubstituted forAzeezat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Nightingale
  • 14Azeez
  • 19Fitzpatrick
  • 24McDonnell
  • 25Gallagher
  • 26Kaja
  • 33Taylor
Referee:
Ross Joyce
Attendance:
3,042

Match Stats

Home TeamMansfieldAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home8
Away12
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home8
Away3
Fouls
Home15
Away17

Live Text

Match ends, Mansfield Town 1, AFC Wimbledon 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Mansfield Town 1, AFC Wimbledon 1.

Attempt missed. Chris Clements (Mansfield Town) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left from a direct free kick.

Krystian Pearce (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Will Nightingale (AFC Wimbledon).

Dismissal

Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the red card for violent conduct.

Nicky Hunt (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon).

Foul by Matt Green (Mansfield Town).

Paul Robinson (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Jake Reeves.

Foul by Jack Thomas (Mansfield Town).

Sean Rigg (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Jack Thomas replaces Mitch Rose.

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

Attempt blocked. Dannie Bulman (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Nathan Thomas (Mansfield Town).

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

Booking

Nicky Hunt (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Nicky Hunt (Mansfield Town).

Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Mitch Rose (Mansfield Town).

Sean Rigg (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Chris Beardsley replaces Craig Westcarr.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Adebayo Azeez replaces Adebayo Akinfenwa.

Attempt missed. Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

Foul by Krystian Pearce (Mansfield Town).

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

Booking

Matt Green (Mansfield Town) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Matt Green (Mansfield Town).

Will Nightingale (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Craig Westcarr (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Sean Rigg (AFC Wimbledon).

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Lyle Taylor replaces Tom Elliott.

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by Paul Robinson.

Substitution

Substitution, Mansfield Town. Nathan Thomas replaces Reggie Lambe.

Attempt blocked. Jake Reeves (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Matt Green (Mansfield Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Barry Fuller (AFC Wimbledon).

Corner, Mansfield Town. Conceded by James Shea.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Leyton Orient6501137615
2Wycombe642092714
3Plymouth6402115612
4Portsmouth6330105512
5Morecambe6312129310
6Exeter6312108210
7Oxford Utd52309549
8Mansfield62317529
9Bristol Rovers53025419
10Hartlepool63038809
11Carlisle62311314-19
12Cambridge62221011-18
13Wimbledon622278-18
14Stevenage622279-28
15Accrington61414407
16Northampton621367-17
17York621367-17
18Crawley51315326
19Luton6123910-15
20Dag & Red6123611-55
21Barnet6114510-54
22Notts County5113510-54
23Yeovil6105713-63
24Newport6015413-91
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