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Ipswich Town 2 – Milton Keynes Dons 2: Portman Road Stadium sees frustrating draw

On Saturday, Ipswich Town and Milton Keynes Dons were held to a 2-2 draw at Portman Road Stadium. Ipswich Town were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last game 2-1 to Cheltenham Town. Milton Keynes Dons, on the other hand, were looking to extend their winning run after a 2-1 victory against Charlton Athletic. Following today’s result, Ipswich Town are currently 20th with 2 points from 4 matches, while Milton Keynes Dons sit in 13th, with 5 points from 4.

Ipswich Town started strongly in the first half, thanks to Macauley Bonne giving Ipswich Town the lead, 16 minutes in, to take a 1-0 lead into half time.

Milton Keynes Dons took the initiative in the second half, with Scott Twine finding the net at the 58 minute mark. However, each side looked hungry to win and Ipswich Town then found the back of the net, 72 minutes in thanks to Macauley Bonne, taking the score to 2-1. In the end though, their celebrations were kept brief, as Matt O’Riley equalised for Milton Keynes Dons at the 75 minute mark, leaving the final score at 2-2.

Both managers made full use of their substitutions. For Ipswich Town, Matthew Penney, Tom Carroll and Armando Dobra, came on for Hayden Coulson, Wes Burns and Scott Fraser, Milton Keynes Dons brought on Josh Martin, Charlie Brown and Aden Baldwin to replace Troy Parrott, Mo Eisa and Zak Jules.

There were bookings for Kane Vincent-Young and Luke Woolfenden from Ipswich Town. For Milton Keynes Dons, Warren O’Hora saw yellow.

Ipswich Town next face AFC Wimbledon and Milton Keynes Dons are at home to Accrington Stanley.

Technical card:
Ipswich Town: Warren O’Hora, Scott Twine, Troy Parrott, Matt O’Riley, Mo Eisa and Zak Jules
Milton Keynes Dons: Macauley Bonne, Kane Vincent-Young, Luke Woolfenden, Hayden Coulson, Wes Burns and Scott Fraser
Stadium: Portman Road Stadium
Goals: Macauley Bonne (1-0, min. 16), Scott Twine (1-1, min. 58), Macauley Bonne (2-1, min. 72) and Matt O’Riley (2-2, min. 75)

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