The FA Cup - First Round
WimbledonAFC Wimbledon1Forest GreenForest Green Rovers2

AFC Wimbledon 1-2 Forest Green Rovers

Elliott Frear scored an injury-time winner as National League leaders Forest Green Rovers won at Wimbledon.

Former West Brom midfielder Darren Carter's 10-yard shot put the visitors ahead before Callum Kennedy equalised with a neat finish.

Rovers' Charlie Clough wasted a great chance, heading against the bar with the goal at his mercy and Sean Rigg went close for the Dons.

But in the 93rd minute Frear beat his marker and shot in the bottom corner.

Forest Green Rovers' Manager Ady Pennock told BBC Radio Gloucestershire:

"It was our day today, and I'm very chuffed.

"We have been managing the games out really well, and it's just a great occasion this is a very good football club.

"We have shown that today and I am just really proud of the boys.

Line-ups

Wimbledon

  • 31Wilson
  • 2Fuller
  • 6Robinson
  • 22Osborne
  • 12Meades
  • 11RiggBooked at 90mins
  • 4BulmanSubstituted forToongaat 68'minutesBooked at 86mins
  • 8Reeves
  • 3KennedySubstituted forBeereat 77'minutes
  • 33Taylor
  • 9ElliottSubstituted forAzeezat 69'minutes

Substitutes

  • 14Azeez
  • 16Beere
  • 20Sweeney
  • 24McDonnell
  • 25Gallagher
  • 26Kaja
  • 28Toonga

Forest Green

  • 1Arnold
  • 6Bennett
  • 4Clough
  • 16RacineBooked at 69mins
  • 3Jennings
  • 8Wedgbury
  • 19SinclairSubstituted forPipeat 89'minutes
  • 24Carter
  • 9Marsh-BrownSubstituted forKellyat 82'minutes
  • 20ParkinSubstituted forGuthrieat 74'minutes
  • 11Frear

Substitutes

  • 2Pipe
  • 5Jones
  • 10Kelly
  • 17Guthrie
  • 18Bender
  • 21Baldwin
  • 23Maxted
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
2,465

Match Stats

Home TeamWimbledonAway TeamForest Green
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home12
Away7
Shots on Target
Home7
Away3
Corners
Home1
Away3
Fouls
Home16
Away13

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Forest Green Rovers 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Forest Green Rovers 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Paul Robinson (AFC Wimbledon) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left.

  4. Goal!

    Goal! AFC Wimbledon 1, Forest Green Rovers 2. Elliott Frear (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box to the bottom left corner.

  5. Booking

    Sean Rigg (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  6. Post update

    David Pipe (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Sean Rigg (AFC Wimbledon).

  8. Post update

    Kurtis Guthrie (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  9. Post update

    Foul by Barry Fuller (AFC Wimbledon).

  10. Post update

    Charlie Clough (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Adebayo Azeez (AFC Wimbledon).

  12. Post update

    Foul by Dale Bennett (Forest Green Rovers).

  13. Post update

    Jonathan Meades (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. David Pipe replaces Rob Sinclair.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  16. Booking

    Christian Toonga (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  17. Post update

    Dale Bennett (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Christian Toonga (AFC Wimbledon).

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. Marcus Kelly replaces Keanu Marsh-Brown.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jake Reeves (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.