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AFC Wimbledon take on visiting club Portsmouth at Plough Lane in the League One meeting on Saturday.
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AFC Wimbledon head into this match following on from a 3-3 League One draw versus Rochdale.
For AFC Wimbledon, the goals were scored by Jack Rudoni (61'), Ollie Palmer (66') and Joe Pigott (90'). Jake Beesley (41'), Gabe Osho (57') and Jimmy Keohane (73') scored for Rochdale.
Matches with AFC Wimbledon have often been absorbing affairs of late with plenty of scoring expected. Over their past half dozen clashes, a grand total of 23 goals have flown in for both teams combined (at an average of 3.83 goals per game) with 17 of those coming from The Dons.
Ahead of this meeting, AFC Wimbledon have left without a victory over Portsmouth in their last 2 league matches.
In their last fixture, Portsmouth drew 3-3 in the League One match with Accrington Stanley.
For Portsmouth, the goals were scored by John Marquis (50', 90') and Ryan Williams (54'). Colby Bishop (16') and Cameron Burgess (43') scored for Accrington Stanley.
Danny Cowley's Portsmouth have seen their goal attempts be successful 6 times in the course of their most recent six matches. The aggregate of goals that they have conceded during those same matches adds up to 9.
Coming into this contest, Portsmouth are without an away win for the past 4 league games.
Head to head
Inspecting their prior head-to-head meetings stretching back to 14/08/2018 shows us that AFC Wimbledon have won 2 of these & Portsmouth 4, with the number of drawn matches being 0.
A total of 17 goals were produced between them during those clashes, with 6 of them from The Dons and 11 for Pompey. That’s an average goals per game of 2.83.
The previous league fixture featuring these sides was League One match day 23 on 19/01/2021 when the final score was Portsmouth 4-0 AFC Wimbledon.
The referee was Trevor Kettle.
Team News: AFC Wimbledon
Looking at personnel, there is just a single fitness concern for the AFC Wimbledon gaffer Mark Robinson to be concerned about from a near full-strength group. Shayon Harrison (Ankle Injury) is sidelined.
Team News: Portsmouth
Thanks to a completely injury-free squad ready to go, Portsmouth manager Danny Cowley has no fitness worries to report coming into this match. Jack Whatmough will not be able to play in this game through being suspended.
AFC Wimbledon will have a tough ask to break down this Portsmouth lineup who should end up scoring and staying ahead.
We’re going for a very even contest with a 0-1 winning margin for Portsmouth when the full-time whistle blows.
It should be a good one.
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🏟️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Plough Lane (9,300)
Captain: Will Nightingale
Chairman: Joe Palmer
Manager: Mark Robinson
Competitions: League One position 19
🔑 Key Player: Ayoub Assal
Normally playing in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Ayoub Assal was born in England. After having made a senior debut playing for AFC Wimbledon in the 2020 - 2021 season, the gifted Midfielder has got 4 league goals in this League One 2020 - 2021 season to date in 11 appearances.