Bristol Rovers 0-2 Milton Keynes Dons – Milton Keynes Dons return home with all 3 points, after beating Bristol Rovers 2-0

Bristol Rovers were beaten by visiting Milton Keynes Dons on Tuesday, leaving them with 61 points after 42 games
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Milton Keynes Dons strolled past Bristol Rovers with a 2-0 win on Tuesday at Memorial Stadium. Bristol Rovers were looking forward to meeting again, following a previous defeat to Lincoln City. Milton Keynes Dons were looking to extend their winning run after a 1-0 victory against Portsmouth FC. As the table looks today, Bristol Rovers and Milton Keynes Dons currently occupy 24th and 9th spots in the table, with 38 points and 61 points respectively after 43 matches.

It was an impressive opening from Milton Keynes Dons, with Scott Fraser giving Milton Keynes Dons the lead at the 17 minute mark, finishing the first half 0-1.

Milton Keynes Dons continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Will Grigg finding the net, 60 minutes in, leaving the final score at 2-0.

For Bristol Rovers, Jack Baldwin, Erhun Oztumer, Zain Westbrooke and James Daly, came on for Cian Harries, Brandon Hanlan, Zain Walker and Alex Rodman. Milton Keynes Dons brought on Andrew Surman, Charlie Brown, Jordan Houghton and Lasse Sorensen, to replace David Kasumu, Will Grigg, Josh McEachran and Scott Fraser.

There were bookings for Luke McCormick, Alex Rodman, Pablo Martinez and Alfie Kilgour from Bristol Rovers, and Matthew Sorinola, David Kasumu and Andrew Lee Fisher, for Milton Keynes Dons.

Bristol Rovers will play their next fixture away against Portsmouth FC, while Milton Keynes Dons will face Swindon Town at home.

Technical card:
Bristol Rovers: Scott Fraser, Matthew Sorinola, David Kasumu, Will Grigg, Andrew Lee Fisher and Josh McEachran
Milton Keynes Dons: Luke McCormick, Alex Rodman, Cian Harries, Brandon Hanlan, Zain Walker, Pablo Martinez and Alfie Kilgour
Stadium: Memorial Stadium
Goals: Scott Fraser (0-1, min. 17) and Will Grigg (0-2, min. 60)

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