'We got our just rewards' - AFC Wimbledon boss Glyn Hodges on the win over Doncaster Rovers

AFC Wimbledon boss Glyn Hodges admits his side were fortunate to only be one goal down at half time in their clash with Doncaster Rovers.

Sunday, 15th December 2019, 6:00 am
Updated Sunday, 15th December 2019, 6:05 am
Glyn Hodges

Rovers dominated the first half but managed only one goal, scored by Kwame Thomas.

And the hosts roared back in the second half, with Marcus Forss scoring a penalty before Callum Reilly secured the win 20 minutes from time.

Hodges was left delighted by the outcome and says it came after ‘things were sorted’ at the break.

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“It’s the old cliche about it being a game of two halves,” Hodges said.

“We weren’t at the races in the first half and we were quite fortunate to come in only 1-0 down. They could have maybe got one or two more and we felt that we were under the cosh.

“But once we sorted things out at half time it was a different team.

“We went out there and showed what we are all about, to come back.

“We got our just rewards.”

Hodges says his side were not themselves in the first half.

“We didn’t do what we set out to do, that we’ve set out to do over the months that we’ve been in charge,” he said.

“The fundamentals of how we defend, the shape, the distances between the back, the midfield and the front weren’t right.

“Luckily we got to half time only 1-0 down, we could address things, they took it on board and delivered with the two goals and the win in the second half.”