AFC Wimbledon line up against visiting club Plymouth Argyle at Plough Lane in this League One meeting on Saturday.
Our full set of predictions, statistics and match poll for AFC Wimbledon v Plymouth Argyle can be seen below - plus the latest match odds.
AFC Wimbledon, following on from their previous result, will be hoping for more of the same after the 3-4 League One success vs Morecambe.
For AFC Wimbledon, the scorers were Anthony Hartigan (5'), Ethan Chislett (61'), Will Nightingale (72') and Ayoub Assal (94'). Cole Stockton (49', 65') and Shane McLoughlin (54') scored for Morecambe.
It has been seldom in recent times that AFC Wimbledon have managed to hold out for a full 90 minutes. In fact, AFC Wimbledon have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 10 goals on the way. Nevertheless, we’ll just have to find out whether the trend might be replicated in this next match.
Looking at their past form shows that AFC Wimbledon:
- are winless against Plymouth Argyle in their last 2 league matches.
- are undefeated in their previous 3 league matches at home.
Plymouth Argyle will go into the encounter after a 3-0 League One win against Sheffield Wednesday in their most recent game.
For Plymouth Argyle, goals were scored by Joe Edwards (7'), Dan Scarr (40') and Ryan Law (97').
Ryan Lowe's Plymouth Argyle have managed to stick the ball in the net 9 times in the course of their previous 6 matches. The overall goals that have been scored against them during those matches comes to 8.
Heading into this fixture, Plymouth Argyle have not beaten AFC Wimbledon when they have played them away from home in the previous 2 league matches.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head to head clashes stretching back to 21/10/2017 tells us that AFC Wimbledon have won 1 of these games & Plymouth Argyle 4, with the tally of drawn results standing at 1.
An aggregate of 20 goals were yielded between them during those clashes, with 8 of them from The Dons and 12 created by The Pilgrims. The average goals per game has been 3.33.
The last league encounter between these clubs was League One match day 39 on 02/04/2021 when it ended Plymouth Argyle 1-0 AFC Wimbledon.
The match was refereed by Sam Allison.
Team News: AFC Wimbledon
The AFC Wimbledon boss Mark Robinson has a full complement, with no fitness worries at all ahead of this clash with a fully injury-free group available to choose from.
Team News: Plymouth Argyle
Due to a completely healthy squad available to select from, the Plymouth Argyle boss Ryan Lowe does not have any fitness concerns at all ahead of this match.
We’re of the view that Plymouth Argyle should have enough to put one past this AFC Wimbledon side, however that probably won’t prevent them from conceding a couple at the other end.
We reckon that it will be a close game with a 2-1 win for AFC Wimbledon at the end of the 90 minutes. It will be interesting to see how this one goes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Plough Lane (9,300)
Captain: Alex Woodyard
Chairman: Joe Palmer
Manager: Mark Robinson
Competitions: League One position 4, EFL Cup (Third Round), EFL Trophy (Group B - South)
⭐ Star Player: Ayoub Assal
Usually used in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Ayoub Assal was born in England. After having played his first senior match for AFC Wimbledon in the 2021 - 2022 season, the gifted Midfielder has accumulated 2 league goals in the League One 2021 - 2022 campaign so far in 7 appearances.