Cheltenham Town v AFC Wimbledon: Match day LIVE
Cheltenham Town 1 AFC Wimbledon 0
Substitute Jamie Cureton's 94th minute strike earned Cheltenham Town their first home win of the season in League Two.
Making his first appearance at the Abbey Business Stadium since the opening day draw with Burton when he scored and dislocated his shoulder, 38-year-old Cureton lifted the ball masterfully over Ross Worner after latching onto Troy Brown's header.
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The match looked set to end in controversy, with Cheltenham awarded, and then denied, a second half penalty.
Referee Darren Drysdale confused everyone in the ground by pointing to the spot after spotting a foul on Byron Harrison with 10 minutes remaining, but after a delay he changed his mind and Wimbledon were awarded a free-kick.
That came just after Wimbledon wasted their best chance to score.
Scott Brown, on his 250th appearance for the Robins, picked up a backpass from Matt Richards.
Substitute Chris Arthur smashed his shot wide of the near post as Cheltenham breathed a sigh of relief.
Cheltenham had looked far more solid than in recent weeks, with Troy Brown returning from a hamstring injury.
He was picked ahead of Steve Elliott, who was dropped for the first time in more than three years at Cheltenham.
The other change saw Jason Taylor included in midfield, with Matt Richards moving to left-back and Sido Jombati left out.
The first half was fairly uneventful, with George Francomb driving one over after Barry Fuller's throw-in was not dealt with in the 23rd minute.
Ex-Dons front man Byron Harrison caused problems for former Cheltenham captain Alan Bennett and his defence, reaching David Noble's corner in the 25th minute, but his header was kicked to safety.
Harrison also tried his luck with an overhead kick which was easy for Ross Worner, but perhaps an example of his new-found confidence.
Cheltenham started the second half well, with Jermaine McGlashan prominent on the right wing, forcing Worner into a smart stop in the 48th minute.
But Cureton, who went on for Noble in the 75th minute, stole the show by doing what he does as well as anyone else in the country: finishing chances.
Cheltenham Town: Scott Brown; K Lowe, J Wilson, T Brown, M Richards; R Penn, J Taylor, D Noble (J Cureton 75), J McGlashan (S Jombati 90); T Gornell, B Harrison. Subs not used: C Roberts; S Elliott, Z Kotwica, A Vincent, S Deering.
AFC Wimbledon: R Worner; B Fuller, A Bennett, A Frampton, C Kennedy (J Fenlon 79); G Francomb (G Porter 65), H Pell, S Moore, L Moore; J Midson (C Arthur 65), M Smith. Subs not used: P Sweeney, Seb Brown, R Weston, C Fayers.
Referee: D Drysdale
Attendance: 3,032 (519 away).
Star Man: Troy Brown.
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