Milton Keynes Dons’ 2-0 win over Accrington Stanley on Saturday, was hard fought at Stadium Mk. Milton Keynes Dons wanted to improve their league standing following a disappointing 2-2 draw with Ipswich Town in their previous game. Accrington Stanley were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Crewe Alexandra and Doncaster Rovers. As the table looks today, Milton Keynes Dons and Accrington Stanley currently occupy 11th and 9th spots in the table, with 8 points and 9 points respectively after 5 matches.
Milton Keynes Dons started strong and were rewarded for their efforts, with a goal from Mo Eisa just before half-time
Milton Keynes Dons continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, thanks to Matt O’Riley finding the net just before the final whistle. The game ended 2-0 to Milton Keynes Dons.
For Milton Keynes Dons, Josh McEachran, Hiram Boateng and Josh Martin, came on for Mo Eisa, Ethan Robson and Scott Twine. Accrington Stanley brought on Joel Mumbongo and Tommy Leigh, to replace Mitchell Clarke and Harry Pell.
There were bookings for Harry Darling, Dean Lewington, Daniel Harvie and Hiram Boateng from Milton Keynes Dons. For Accrington Stanley, Matt Butcher and Harry Pell saw yellow.
Milton Keynes Dons will next play Cheltenham Town away, with Accrington Stanley facing Shrewsbury Town at home.
|Milton Keynes Dons:||Mo Eisa (Josh McEachran, min.54), Harry Darling, Dean Lewington, Ethan Robson (Hiram Boateng, min.80), Daniel Harvie, Matt O’Riley and Scott Twine (Josh Martin, min.90)|
|Accrington Stanley:||Matt Butcher, Mitchell Clarke (Joel Mumbongo, min.56) and Harry Pell (Tommy Leigh, min.78)|
|Goals:||Mo Eisa (1-0, min. 45) and Matt O’Riley (2-0, min. 85)|