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AFC Wimbledon 1-2 Shrewsbury Town

Luke Waterfall scored two second-half goals as Shrewsbury Town fought back to beat fellow League One strugglers AFC Wimbledon.

The visitors pressed hard for a winner in the final half hour, and were rewarded when Waterfall dived in to head home Greg Docherty's cross in the 89th minute.

The hosts have now lost seven League One matches in a row.

Wimbledon went close early on as Scott Wagstaff latched onto James Hanson's pass, before firing straight at Steve Arnold.

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Tom Soares then saw a shot deflected narrowly wide, but the hosts went in front after 35 minutes when Hanson headed home as he met Mitch Pinnock's far-post cross.

At the other end, Joe McDonnell superbly saved a powerful header from Waterfall.

Shrewsbury improved after the break and, after Fejiri Okenabirhie had gone close, Waterfall levelled when he poked home from close range after a corner was not cleared.

Wimbledon goalkeeper McDonnell was called upon again to keep out a firm drive from Docherty, before Waterfall swooped to secure Shrewsbury's first away win of the season.

Report supplied by Press Association.

Line-ups

Wimbledon

  • 24McDonnell
  • 20Sibbick
  • 6Thomas
  • 4Oshilaja
  • 3Purrington
  • 7Wagstaff
  • 8HartiganSubstituted forAppiahat 86'minutes
  • 19Soares
  • 11Pinnock
  • 18HansonSubstituted forJervisat 53'minutes
  • 39Pigott

Substitutes

  • 1King
  • 2Watson
  • 9Appiah
  • 10Jervis
  • 14Trotter
  • 28Egan
  • 32Burey

Shrewsbury

  • 15Arnold
  • 2Emmanuel
  • 22Waterfall
  • 5Sadler
  • 6Beckles
  • 42Grant
  • 8Docherty
  • 29Norburn
  • 12Okenabirhie
  • 20Amadi-Holloway
  • 18GillieadSubstituted forLaurentat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Coleman
  • 9Angol
  • 13Bolton
  • 14John-Lewis
  • 21Eisa
  • 27Sears
  • 28Laurent
Referee:
Lee Collins
Attendance:
4,066

Match Stats

Home TeamWimbledonAway TeamShrewsbury
Possession
Home55%
Away45%
Shots
Home10
Away10
Shots on Target
Home2
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away6
Fouls
Home16
Away14

Live Text

Match ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Shrewsbury Town 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, AFC Wimbledon 1, Shrewsbury Town 2.

Goal!

Goal! AFC Wimbledon 1, Shrewsbury Town 2. Luke Waterfall (Shrewsbury Town) header from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Greg Docherty following a set piece situation.

Foul by Kwesi Appiah (AFC Wimbledon).

Anthony Grant (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, AFC Wimbledon. Kwesi Appiah replaces Anthony Hartigan.

Jake Jervis (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Joshua Emmanuel (Shrewsbury Town).

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Scott Wagstaff.

Attempt blocked. Greg Docherty (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Fejiri Okenabirhie (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Foul by Scott Wagstaff (AFC Wimbledon).

Aaron Amadi-Holloway (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Mitchell Pinnock (AFC Wimbledon) right footed shot from the left side of the box is close, but misses to the left.

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

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Adedeji Oshilaja.

Hand ball by Scott Wagstaff (AFC Wimbledon).

Attempt saved. Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Mitchell Pinnock (AFC Wimbledon) hits the right post with a right footed shot from outside the box from a direct free kick.

Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Anthony Grant (Shrewsbury Town).

Mitchell Pinnock (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Omar Beckles (Shrewsbury Town).

Attempt saved. Josh Laurent (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Terell Thomas (AFC Wimbledon) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joshua Emmanuel (Shrewsbury Town).

Foul by Joe Pigott (AFC Wimbledon).

Luke Waterfall (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Scott Wagstaff (AFC Wimbledon).

Mat Sadler (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Greg Docherty (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Adedeji Oshilaja (AFC Wimbledon).

Fejiri Okenabirhie (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! AFC Wimbledon 1, Shrewsbury Town 1. Luke Waterfall (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Aaron Amadi-Holloway following a corner.

Corner, Shrewsbury Town. Conceded by Anthony Hartigan.

Attempt blocked. Oliver Norburn (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Mitchell Pinnock (AFC Wimbledon).

Greg Docherty (Shrewsbury Town) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Attempt saved. Fejiri Okenabirhie (Shrewsbury Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Foul by Jake Jervis (AFC Wimbledon).

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portsmouth17115128141438
2Sunderland16105132131935
3Peterborough17103433221133
4Barnsley1694329141531
5Luton178542719829
6Accrington177732119228
7Coventry178452018228
8Charlton167452420425
9Doncaster177462524125
10Walsall167451922-325
11Fleetwood176562419523
12Southend177282122-123
13Blackpool155731715222
14Burton166372222021
15Wycombe175662324-121
16Rochdale175572231-920
17Gillingham165382628-218
18Shrewsbury174671620-418
19Scunthorpe174672637-1118
20Bristol Rovers174581414017
21Oxford Utd173682027-715
22Plymouth1734101829-1113
23Wimbledon1732121126-1511
24Bradford1731131231-1910
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