The Rovers winger had only one thing on his mind when collecting the ball just inside the Wimbledon half. He burst forward and cut in from the left before bending a perfectly placed shot past Seb Brown from the edge of the box.
It then took two fine saves from Scott Bevan to prevent Wimbledon grabbing an equaliser during the second half.
Dons manager Terry Brown said: "It was a brilliant goal, worthy of winning any game. Carayol caused us a lot of problems in the first half and Rovers as a team played very well.
"But we got to grips with things after the first half hour and in the end I felt we deserved something from the game. There is so little between most of the teams in our division and we have had many similar matches this season.
"Sometimes the rub of the green has gone our way and we have won. I didn't think we got it in this game and one terrific bit of skill has beaten us. Now we have to go to Oxford and there are a few players carrying knocks, so we shall have to assess them before we can name a side."
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