David Martin – 6 – Might have done better with Midson’s headed goal, but barely touched the ball for most of the game.
Dean Lewington – 7 – A tough occasion for the skipper, but he played it with his head high. Twice came close with efforts at the start of each half.
Jon Otsemobor – 7 – Whether he meant it or not, he has written himself into Dons folklore by netting the winner.
Shaun Williams – 7 – As ever, the epitome of cool on the ball, remaining largely untroubled for the main part.
Antony Kay – 8 – Strong, bullish, unmovable. A very good display from the centre-half.
Stephen Gleeson – 7 – Fired in a rocket to open the scoring, and showed his usual tenacity in the midfield battle.
Darren Potter – 6 – Didn’t seem to have his passing boots on in the first half as he gave the ball away far too often. Almost allowed Strutton to net a winner late on after he dawdled on the ball.
Luke Chadwick – 6 – Unusually quiet, but stifled by the AFC defence, who were clearly told to keep an eye on him.
Dean Bowditch – 7 – Looked lively on both flanks, but as is so often the case, was ignored when out wide.
Angelo Balanta – 6 – His first touch and passing game let him down. Wasn’t as much of a threat as he usual is. Replaced by Ismail.
Ryan Lowe – 6 – Unlucky not to be more involved. Didn’t see much of the ball in the tight first half, but saw his goal chalked off as Ismail was offside. Replaced by Smith.
Zeli Ismail – 7 – Looked a handful again, and his scuffed shot led to the eventual winner. Was just offside earlier as Lowe tapped in, but it was disallowed.
Alan Smith – 6 – Held up play well, but barely got involved.
Mathias Doumbe – A stoppage time change to kill time.
Top Don: Antony Kay