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Fleetwood Town 1-1 Milton Keynes Dons: Milton Keynes Dons drop points against Fleetwood Town: 1-1 at Highbury Stadium

On Saturday, Fleetwood Town and Milton Keynes Dons were held to a 1-1 draw at Highbury Stadium. Both Fleetwood Town and Milton Keynes Dons arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Fleetwood Town were looking to continue their run after winning last match while Milton Keynes Dons were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Swindon Town and Bristol Rovers. As it stands, Fleetwood Town are in 15th place, with 60 points from 45 matches, while Milton Keynes Dons sit in 9th, with 65 points from 45.

Following a goalless first half, Fleetwood Town took the initiative in the second half, with a goal from Gerard Garner in the 61st minute. In the end though, their celebrations were kept brief, as Charlie Brown equalised for Milton Keynes Dons, 83 minutes in. The final result, Fleetwood Town 1, Milton Keynes Dons 1.

For Fleetwood Town, Glenn Whelan, Josh Morris and Kyle Vassell, came on for Sam Finley, Barrie McKay and Gerard Garner. Milton Keynes Dons brought on Lasse Sorensen, Louis Thompson, Charlie Brown and Jordan Houghton, to replace Matt O’Riley, David Kasumu, Josh McEachran and Andrew Surman.

There were bookings for Wes Burns from Fleetwood Town, and David Kasumu, Matthew Sorinola and Dean Lewington, for Milton Keynes Dons.

Fleetwood Town will next play Ipswich Town away, with Milton Keynes Dons facing Rochdale at home.

Technical card:
Fleetwood Town: David Kasumu, Matt O’Riley, Josh McEachran, Andrew Surman, Matthew Sorinola and Dean Lewington
Milton Keynes Dons: Gerard Garner, Sam Finley, Barrie McKay and Wes Burns
Stadium: Highbury Stadium
Goals: Gerard Garner (1-0, min. 61) and Charlie Brown (1-1, min. 83)

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