League Two
WimbledonAFC Wimbledon1CarlisleCarlisle United0

AFC Wimbledon 1-0 Carlisle United

Paul Robinson scores for AFC Wimbledon against Carlisle
Paul Robinson is congratulated after his second-half winning goal for AFC Wimbledon

AFC Wimbledon moved into the play-off places as Paul Robinson bundled in a second-half header against Carlisle.

Carlisle had goalkeeper Mark Gillespie sent off five minutes after the break when he brought down Tom Elliot on the edge of the penalty area.

Robinson pounced from the resulting free-kick after substitute Dan Hanford had parried Lyle Taylor's effort.

Carlisle captain Michael Raynes almost equalised seven minutes from time but crashed a half-volley onto the post.

AFC Wimbledon manager Neal Ardley told BBC Radio London:

"I think it's easy when the opposition go down to 10 men for you to think that we should dominate the game and pass it.

"The pitch wouldn't allow anyone to control the game out there and neither would Carlisle."

"It was tough and I thought they were excellent."

"For us to manage to win that game says a lot about our players and they deserve a lot of credit."

Line-ups

Wimbledon

  • 29Roos
  • 12Meades
  • 20Sweeney
  • 6Robinson
  • 2Fuller
  • 17Barcham
  • 8Reeves
  • 18Smith
  • 7FrancombSubstituted forBulmanat 89'minutes
  • 9ElliottSubstituted forAkinfenwaat 77'minutes
  • 33TaylorSubstituted forAzeezat 77'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Shea
  • 3Kennedy
  • 4Bulman
  • 10Akinfenwa
  • 11Rigg
  • 14Azeez
  • 19Fitzpatrick

Carlisle

  • 1GillespieBooked at 50mins
  • 26Gillesphey
  • 27Ellis
  • 5Raynes
  • 15ComleyBooked at 79minsSubstituted forArchibald-Henvilleat 87'minutes
  • 24Hope
  • 17GillieadSubstituted forHanfordat 52'minutes
  • 7Kennedy
  • 44McQueenSubstituted forAsamoahat 78'minutes
  • 14Ibehre
  • 9Wyke

Substitutes

  • 4Joyce
  • 10Héry
  • 13Hanford
  • 20Archibald-Henville
  • 21Rigg
  • 23Thompson
  • 25Asamoah
Referee:
Darren Deadman
Attendance:
3,526

Match Stats

Home TeamWimbledonAway TeamCarlisle
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home4
Away9
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home12
Away11

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Carlisle United 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Carlisle United 0.

  3. Post update

    Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Mark Ellis.

  4. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  5. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jabo Ibehre (Carlisle United) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (AFC Wimbledon).

  7. Post update

    Macaulay Gillesphey (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Dannie Bulman replaces George Francomb.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Troy Archibald-Henville replaces Brandon Comley.

  10. Post update

    Corner, Carlisle United. Conceded by Barry Fuller.

  11. Post update

    Michael Raynes (Carlisle United) hits the left post with a header from the centre of the box.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Adebayo Akinfenwa (AFC Wimbledon).

  13. Post update

    Brandon Comley (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  14. Post update

    Attempt saved. Brandon Comley (Carlisle United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Andy Barcham (AFC Wimbledon).

  16. Post update

    Derek Asamoah (Carlisle United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Booking

    Brandon Comley (Carlisle United) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    George Francomb (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Brandon Comley (Carlisle United).

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, Carlisle United. Derek Asamoah replaces Alex McQueen.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Northampton32234559322773
2Plymouth32187747272061
3Oxford Utd321610653312258
4Accrington30167753361755
5Wimbledon31149849371251
6Mansfield33149104639751
7Bristol Rovers31155114233950
8Portsmouth311213649282149
9Wycombe31147103630649
10Leyton Orient32131094745249
11Cambridge32138114744347
12Carlisle30121084743446
13Luton32118134546-141
14Exeter32118134148-741
15Barnet31116144046-639
16Notts County31116144654-839
17Crawley32115163753-1638
18Morecambe32106165359-636
19Stevenage33810154255-1334
20Newport30710133444-1031
21Hartlepool2983182949-2027
22Yeovil32511163247-1526
23York3268183558-2326
24Dag & Red3148193257-2520
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