Shrewsbury Town 2 – AFC Wimbledon 1: Visitors unable to get win at Montgomery Waters Meadow

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Shrewsbury Town beat AFC Wimbledon with a thumping 2-1 victory on Saturday at Montgomery Waters Meadow. Shrewsbury Town wanted to improve their league standing after a 1-1 draw against Sheffield Wednesday. AFC Wimbledon were beaten 1-0 in the previous match against Plymouth Argyle. Following today’s result, Shrewsbury Town are currently 20th with 8 points from 9 matches, while AFC Wimbledon sit in 8th, with 12 points from 9.

AFC Wimbledon started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with Dapo Mebude giving AFC Wimbledon the lead, 32 minutes in. However, their celebrations were kept brief, as Luke Leahy equalised for Shrewsbury Town just before half-time, finishing the first half 1-1.

Shrewsbury Town rallied after this and were rewarded, thanks to a goal from Daniel Udoh, 67 minutes in and seeing the game end 2-1.

Both teams used all available substitutes. For Shrewsbury Town, George Nurse, Daniel Udoh and Josh Daniels, came on for Josh Vela, Sam Cosgrove and Elliott Bennett, AFC Wimbledon brought on Henry Lawrence, George Marsh and Jack Rudoni, to replace Nesta Guinness-Walker, Anthony Hartigan and Dapo Mebude.

There were bookings for Elliott Bennett from Shrewsbury Town, and Ayoub Assal, for AFC Wimbledon.

Shrewsbury Town will play at home against Wycombe Wanderers, while AFC Wimbledon will face Rotherham United away.

Technical card:
Shrewsbury Town: Luke Leahy, Elliott Bennett (Josh Daniels, min.90), Josh Vela (George Nurse, min.64) and Sam Cosgrove (Daniel Udoh, min.64)
AFC Wimbledon: Dapo Mebude (Jack Rudoni, min.70), Ayoub Assal, Nesta Guinness-Walker (Henry Lawrence, min.68) and Anthony Hartigan (George Marsh, min.68)
Stadium: Montgomery Waters Meadow
Goals: Dapo Mebude (0-1, min. 32), Luke Leahy (1-1, min. 41) and Daniel Udoh (2-1, min. 67)