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Gillingham 2-2 AFC Wimbledon

Substitute Harry Forrester stepped off the bench to earn AFC Wimbledon a share of the spoils with Gillingham.

After a goalless first half, Dons defender George Francomb's looping header into his own net from Sean Clare's free-kick put the hosts in front in the 62nd minute.

Lyle Taylor pulled his side level from the penalty spot five minutes later after Luke O'Neill bundled former Gills striker Cody McDonald over in the box. The goal was the Dons striker's sixth in as many games.

However the two sides were level for less than 120 seconds, as Clare's corner was bundled in at the near post by Gillingham defender Max Ehmer for his first league goal since February.

But Forrester earned the Dons a draw six minutes from time, volleying in following a well-worked corner involving Taylor and Deji Oshilaja.

In a largely scrappy match, Gills keeper Tomas Holy was the busier of the two goalkeepers, most notably denying McDonald with a superb leg save to keep out the Wimbledon striker's low shot on the half-hour.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Gillingham

  • 13Holy
  • 2O'Neill
  • 5EhmerBooked at 83mins
  • 6Zakuani
  • 12Ogilvie
  • 28Clare
  • 33Byrne
  • 8HessenthalerSubstituted forGarmstonat 82'minutes
  • 14Parker
  • 10WilkinsonSubstituted forNashat 86'minutes
  • 24CundleSubstituted forEavesat 54'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Nelson
  • 3Garmston
  • 4Lacey
  • 9Eaves
  • 19Nugent
  • 20Oldaker
  • 27Nash

Wimbledon

  • 1Long
  • 7Francomb
  • 4Oshilaja
  • 32Charles
  • 3MeadesSubstituted forNightingaleat 86'minutes
  • 8AbdouBooked at 72mins
  • 14Trotter
  • 26HartiganSubstituted forForresterat 71'minutes
  • 17BarchamSubstituted forKennedyat 90+5'minutes
  • 10McDonald
  • 33Taylor

Substitutes

  • 5Nightingale
  • 11Forrester
  • 19Soares
  • 21Kaja
  • 23Kennedy
  • 24McDonnell
  • 28Egan
Referee:
Robert Lewis
Attendance:
6,419

Match Stats

Home TeamGillinghamAway TeamWimbledon
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home9
Away18
Shots on Target
Home3
Away9
Corners
Home4
Away7
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Gillingham 2, AFC Wimbledon 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Gillingham 2, AFC Wimbledon 2.

Foul by Tom Eaves (Gillingham).

Nadjim Abdou (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Callum Kennedy replaces Andy Barcham.

Foul by Tom Eaves (Gillingham).

Adedeji Oshilaja (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Harry Forrester (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from more than 35 yards is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt missed. Tom Eaves (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt saved. Harry Forrester (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Attempt missed. Cody McDonald (AFC Wimbledon) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Gabriel Zakuani (Gillingham) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Connor Ogilvie (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon).

Foul by Tom Eaves (Gillingham).

Will Nightingale (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Will Nightingale replaces Jonathan Meades.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Liam Nash replaces Conor Wilkinson.

Goal!

Goal! Gillingham 2, AFC Wimbledon 2. Harry Forrester (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Adedeji Oshilaja following a corner.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Tom Eaves.

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

Booking

Max Ehmer (Gillingham) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Max Ehmer (Gillingham).

Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Gillingham. Bradley Garmston replaces Jake Hessenthaler.

Attempt blocked. Jonathan Meades (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Darius Charles.

Attempt saved. Nadjim Abdou (AFC Wimbledon) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Nadjim Abdou (AFC Wimbledon) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Josh Parker (Gillingham) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nadjim Abdou (AFC Wimbledon).

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Harry Forrester replaces Anthony Hartigan.

Corner, AFC Wimbledon. Conceded by Gabriel Zakuani.

Goal!

Goal! Gillingham 2, AFC Wimbledon 1. Max Ehmer (Gillingham) left footed shot from very close range to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Sean Clare with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Gillingham. Conceded by Adedeji Oshilaja.

Conor Wilkinson (Gillingham) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Adedeji Oshilaja (AFC Wimbledon).

Goal!

Goal! Gillingham 1, AFC Wimbledon 1. Lyle Taylor (AFC Wimbledon) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.

Penalty conceded by Luke O'Neill (Gillingham) after a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty AFC Wimbledon. Cody McDonald draws a foul in the penalty area.

goal

As It Stood

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5Bradford2514384033745
6Portsmouth25132103228441
7Rotherham25123104334939
8Peterborough2511594236638
9Charlton2410773130137
10Doncaster2596102827133
11Fleetwood2596103538-333
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13Southend2587103040-1031
14Walsall247983133-230
15Blackpool2578103236-429
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17MK Dons2578102735-829
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21Wimbledon2466122031-1124
22Northampton2565142045-2523
23Rochdale24410102433-922
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