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Supersub John Terry scores twice as Chelsea come from behind to beat AFC Wimbledon

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Chelsea veteran John Terry came off the bench and scored twice. Credit: PA

Chelsea came from behind to beat AFC Wimbledon 3-2 thanks to two goals from substitute John Terry.

Nemanja Matic, Mohamed Salah and Kurt Zouma were all named in a young starting team that fell 2-0 behind before half-time courtesy of Alan Bennett's opener after 38 seconds and Matt Tubbs' penalty.

Terry was introduced at the interval and the captain scored two goals either side of Salah's equaliser to seal a second pre-season victory for Jose Mourinho's men.

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Dons face potential points deduction

The club has been called to appear before a Football Disciplinary Committee (FDC) on 28 April in relation to fielding an ineligible player, Jake Nicholson, in our fixture with Cheltenham Town.

The FDC has discretion whether or not to deduct points. We will be represented at the hearing by Jim Sturman QC and he has advised us that it would not be appropriate to make any further comment at this time.

As soon as the outcome of the hearing has been determined we will publish the background to this charge.

– AFC Wimbledon club statement
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