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Kickers Offenbach 3 AFC Wimbledon 2

AFC Wimbledon’s Pre Season tour of Germany, saw them play Kickers Offenbach

Kickers Offenbach, currently play in the 4th Tier of the German League at Sparda-Bank-Hessen-Stadion

FC Kaiserslauten 3 AFC Wimbledon 2

Bouyed on by a travelling support of around 400 Supporters at the Sparda-Bank-Hessen-Stadion

The Dons support combined with the Kaiserslauten fans made for a great atmosphere

Wimbledon’s young team were stepping into un chartered territory, with this Pre Season Fixture

Funded by AFC Wimbledon’s Chief Operating Officer Joe Palmers’ connections, it proved a good test

Wimbledon had the better of the first half chances with both their strikers Folivi and Pigott going close

Half time saw the score line of 0 ~0

However, the second half didn’t start well for Wimbledon, with them conceding a penalty, when Jerome Binnom-Williams adjudged to have fouled in the box.

Matters got worse for Wimbledon, just 3 minutes later, with centre half Paul Kalambayi conceding and own goal.

It was now an uphill battle for the Dons, but made slightly easier on the hour mark.

From a cross by Connolly, which found striker Joe Piggott, whose good finish, found the back of the net

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Wimbledon started to get a foothold in the game and then made more substitutions on the hour mark

One of those subs, Huseyin Biler, put in an excellcent cross which was met by Tommy Wood who scored

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Wimbledon kept piling on the pressure in an effort to win the match.

However Offenbach soaked up the pressure and hit Wimbledon on the break.

As a result of this, they managed to scramble the ball home with the last kick of the match to win the game

Final Score

“Kickers Offenbach 3 AFC Wimbledon 2”

 

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