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2017-18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Jack Fitzwater (6')
  • Julien Ngoy (45')
  • Joe Pigott (48')
  • Lyle Taylor (65')
  • Dean Parrett (90'+6' PEN)

Wimbledon beat relegation rivals Walsall with stoppage-time penalty

Dean Parrett's stoppage-time penalty capped a stunning comeback as Wimbledon fought back from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at relegation rivals Walsall.
Walsall led after just six minutes as Jack Fitzwater glanced Erhun Oztumer's free-kick past keeper George Long via his outstretched thigh.
They doubled their lead on the stroke of half-time when Julien Ngoy flicked a ball over one Dons defender before outsprinting another to slot a cool finish under Long.
But Nicky Devlin's rash challenge on Andy Barcham handed Wimbledon a lifeline two minutes into the second half.
Unlucky Walsall keeper Liam Roberts saved Lyle Taylor's penalty with his legs and palmed away the loose ball only for Joe Pigott to slam home from close range.
Taylor then fired an acrobatic volley off the post but latched onto keeper Long's 65th-minute clearance to thump home a superb strike from just inside the box.
And Wimbledon won it deep into stoppage time as Parrett lashed home from the spot after Kory Roberts fouled Taylor.
Victory pushed the Dons above Walsall, with the sides sitting four and three points respectively above the drop zone.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Hull City 22 +16 42
2 Lincoln City 21 +14 42
3 Portsmouth 21 +22 41
4 Doncaster Rovers 20 +14 39
5 Peterborough United 21 +14 39
6 Charlton Athletic 23 +5 36
7 Crewe Alexandra 23 +5 35
8 Ipswich Town 20 +4 35
9 Sunderland 21 +11 33
10 Accrington Stanley 19 +4 33
11 Plymouth Argyle 23 -8 30
12 Fleetwood Town 22 +7 29
13 Gillingham 22 -3 29
14 Oxford United 20 +3 28
15 Milton Keynes Dons 23 0 28
16 Blackpool 21 -3 28
17 Shrewsbury Town 20 -4 24
18 Rochdale 22 -8 22
19 Bristol Rovers 20 -9 22
20 Northampton Town 21 -17 22
21 AFC Wimbledon 22 -15 21
22 Wigan Athletic 21 -14 20
23 Swindon Town 22 -16 20
24 Burton Albion 24 -22 16