AFC Wimbledon 3-2 Rochdale: Dons survive scare to win first game of the season

Wimbledon vs Rochdale
Sky Bet League One
3:00pm Saturday 5th October

Cherry Red Records Stadium
(Att: 4068)

AFC Wimbledon sealed their first win of the season, but have been given a scare by Rochdale at a 3-2 Sky Bet League One win.
All the hosts goals came in the first half since the Dons won for the first time in 12 attempts.
They made an ideal start as they took the lead around the clock, Marcus Forss lashing home a volley that was nice.
A second arrived after 16 minutes when Paul Osew who exploited in his first goal for the team was picked out by Scott Wagstaff centre.
Once the hosts made it 3-0, Mitchell Pinnock becoming the target to the bottom corner with a strike, it got just before the half-hour mark.
Dale offered going forward in the first half were given a crumb of hope through the second.
Before shifting his tally with a close-range header in stoppage time, Beloved forward Ian Henderson notched his fifth of the year, however, it was too little, too late.

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