AFC Wimbledon exit FA Cup after 2-1 loss to Crawley Town

AFC Wimbledon’s fixture schedule will be slightly less congested after their FA Cup campaign came to an end on Sunday afternoon.

The Dons lost 2-1 to Crawley Town to exit at the second round stage.

AFC Wimbledon v Crawley Town Emirates FA Cup – 2nd Round, , Plough Lane, 29 November 2020
AFC Wimbledon v Crawley Town Emirates FA Cup – 2nd Round, , Plough Lane, 29 November 2020

Joe Pigott had put Wimbledon ahead at Plough Lane as he headed home from Ethan Chislett’s right-wing cross in the 22nd minute.

Ashley Nadesan produced a deft finish over Connal Trueman to quickly cancel out the hosts’ advantage.

AFC Wimbledon v Crawley Town Emirates FA Cup – 2nd Round, , Plough Lane, 29 November 2020

Max Walters smashed in from close-range in the 50th minute after a goalmouth scramble as Wimbledon’s pleas for a foul on Trueman were waved away.

Crawley keeper Glenn Morris had to turn a well-struck Pigott shot around his left upright in the second period.

PICTURES: KEITH GILLARD

AFC Wimbledon v Crawley Town Emirates FA Cup – 2nd Round, , Plough Lane, 29 November 2020

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