AFC Wimbledon 4-1 Swindon: Dons take huge step towards League One safety

Joe Pigott scored twice as AFC Wimbledon made it three wins in a row with a 4-1 trouncing of fellow League One strugglers Swindon.

The Dons have hauled themselves 5 factors away from the relegation zone, however it’s arduous to see any manner again for the Robins as they fall eight factors adrift of security.

After Swindon’s Brett Pitman hit the crossbar with an early header, Wimbledon went forward when Pigott transformed from the penalty spot after Jack Rudoni was tripped by Jonathan Grounds.

The lead was doubled when an unmarked Will Nightingale thumped in a header from Rudoni’s set-piece earlier than an excellent free-kick by Pigott crashed off the woodwork.

Ayoub Assal then rattled the bar himself after rounding Lee Camp however he discovered the web from shut vary simply earlier than half-time after getting in the way in which of Ollie Palmer’s shot.

Assal struck the bar once more earlier than he arrange Pigott’s second of the afternoon; a exact end into the underside nook, with Tyler Smith notching a comfort for the guests with 11 minutes left.

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