Nov 8, 2013 at 8pm UK at ​The Cherry Red Records Stadium
AFC Wimbledon
CoventryCoventry City
Smith (54')
FT(HT: 0-0)
Wilson (57'), Baker (60'), Kennedy (70' og.)
Christie (68')

Result: Coventry City come from behind to beat AFC Wimbledon in FA Cup

Coventry City come from behind to beat AFC Wimbledon 3-1 in the first round of the FA Cup.

Coventry City have come from behind to become the first team to progress to the second round of this season's FA Cup, beating AFC Wimbledon 3-1 this evening.

Harry Pell of AFC battles with Carl Baker of Coventry during the FA Cup First Round match between AFC Wimbledon and Coventry City at The Cherry Red Records Stadium on November 8, 2013© Getty Images

There was drama before kickoff, as Wimbledon goalkeeper Ross Worner had to be replaced in the starting lineup by Seb Brown after getting stuck in traffic.

The home side had the better of the chances in the first half, with Harry Pell and Michael Smith both testing the Coventry keeper, but the sides headed into half time goalless.

The League Two outfit broke the deadlock early in the second half, as Smith headed in from a George Porter cross.

However, the visitors were back on level terms just three minutes later, will Callum Wilson tapping in from close range after Brown spilled a Cyrus Christie cross.

Carl Baker put the Sky Blues in front in the 59th minute, flicking the ball past Brown after being set up by Franck Moussa.

Coventry sealed the win 10 minutes later, as a Baker free kick was deflected in by Callum Kennedy.

Smith and Sammy Moore both had chances to get the hosts back into the match, but Joe Murphy remained alert in goal to keep their efforts out, securing his team a place in the next round of the tournament.

Coventry's Leon Clarke celebrates after scoring the equaliser against Preston on August 25, 2013
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