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2017/18 English League One, Regular Season
  • Joe Pigott (90'+3')

Pigott nets stoppage-time winner as AFC Wimbledon climb out of drop zone

Substitute Joe Pigott struck in the third minute of stoppage time as AFC Wimbledon moved out of the League One relegation zone with a 1-0 win over Bristol Rovers.
This was a much-needed tonic for the Dons, who had lost their last four games, but they are now one point clear of the bottom four, with Oldham taking their place.
Liam Trotter lifted a good early chance over for Wimbledon after Cody McDonald had headed back Andy Barcham's cross.
In what was a first half of few chances, Liam Sercombe looked set to give Rovers - unbeaten away from home in two months - the lead, only for Deji Oshilaja to get back and make an excellent block.
Joe Partington then had a rare shot on target for Rovers, as his powerful drive from 25 yards was beaten away by Wimbledon goalkeeper George Long.
Just when the match looked to petering out to a dour draw, Pigott snatched the points at the death for the Dons, planting a downward header from Harry Forrester's cross into the net.

English League One Standings

POS Team GP GD PTS
1 Portsmouth 28 +20 57
2 Luton Town 28 +29 56
3 Sunderland 27 +22 53
4 Charlton Athletic 29 +16 53
5 Barnsley 27 +24 52
6 Peterborough United 28 +9 47
7 Doncaster Rovers 28 +14 46
8 Blackpool 27 +2 39
9 Coventry City 29 -3 39
10 Southend United 28 +4 38
11 Wycombe Wanderers 28 -2 38
12 Fleetwood Town 28 +5 36
13 Burton Albion 28 0 36
14 Accrington Stanley 27 -9 35
15 Walsall 28 -11 35
16 Scunthorpe United 29 -17 34
17 Shrewsbury Town 28 -6 31
18 Gillingham 28 -9 31
19 Rochdale 29 -24 31
20 Oxford United 28 -9 30
21 Plymouth Argyle 28 -14 30
22 Bristol Rovers 28 -5 28
23 Bradford City 28 -16 27
24 AFC Wimbledon 28 -20 23