It ends 1-1 against the Addicks thanks to Tom Elliott's injury-time point saver.
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How big a goal might Elliott’s prove?
This was a faltering performance from the Dons who lacked creativity and confidence against a niggly Charlton side.
However, they salvaged a point to bring themselves a step nearer the safety line
Home comforts - eventually
It might have taken 92 minutes, but Elliott’s strike stretches Dons’ unbeaten run at home to six matches.
At a time when the wheels have come off on their travels it gives them something to build on ahead of the visit of basement boys Coventry on Tuesday night.
Neal Ardley made three changes from the side thrashed at leaders Sheffield United seven days earlier, leading scorer Dominic Poleon’s inclusion in a front three a clear statement of attacking intent.
The Dons boss’ sense of adventure looked to have backfired until Elliott’s late intervention.
Another referee in the spotlight
It wasn’t just Mark Clattenberg under scrutiny for some strange decisions today.
Referee Carl Boyeson was slaughtered by home supporters for his failure to dismiss Ricky Holmes for a dreadful challenge on Lyle Taylor.
Holmes was later guilty of a blatant dive and got away with that too and Elliott’s late dismissal attracted further ire from the home faithful.
Too few 50/50s won
Whether it was a hangover from the Sheffield United hammering or something more, Dons lacked their usual physicality and were second to too many balls in the first half. A lack of confidence in the camp?
And the match...
Tom Elliott scored a stoppage-time leveller - and was then sent off as AFC Wimbledon salvaged a draw against south London rivals Charlton.
Dons were staring at back-to-back defeats when their talismanic striker latched onto a flick-on from a long ball forward to thrash a half-volley across Declan Rudd and inside the far post.
However, having already been booked, the target-man was harshly dismissed for excessive celebration.
The first half saw the good and decidedly ugly side Charlton’s Ricky Holmes. The Addicks’ midfielder gave his side a deserved lead with a delicious 20-yard free-kick, one Joe Aribo and Lee Novak might have added to with further decent chances.
Later in the half however Holmes was lucky to escape with a yellow after a terrible tackle on Dons’ striker Lyle Taylor.
Chris Robertson was narrowly wide with a header and Taylor twice went close as Dons improved after the break and their reward came late when Elliott struck
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