Milton Keynes Dons’ 5-0 win over Swindon Town on Saturday, was hard fought at Stadium Mk. Both sides arrived in good form, having secured victories in their previous matches. Milton Keynes Dons were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two matches against Bristol Rovers away and Portsmouth FC at home, by 2-0 and 1-0 respectively. Swindon Town were looking to extend their winning run after a 3-1 victory against Portsmouth FC. As it stands, Milton Keynes Dons are in 9th place on the table and has 64 points while Swindon Town sit in 23rd with 40 points after 44 matches.
Milton Keynes Dons started strongly in the first half, with Will Grigg opening the rout in the 16th minute. Milton Keynes Dons looked to have the game under control when they scored again and incerased their lead, thanks to a goal from Scott Fraser at the 26 minute mark to establish a 2-0. The momentum was now with Milton Keynes Dons, who then scored again through a effort from Will Grigg at the 45 minute mark to establish a 3-0. They then scored again, increasing their advantage thanks to a effort from Will Grigg just before half-time, to take a 4-0 lead into half time.
Milton Keynes Dons started the second half with an intensified spirit, with an early 4th effort from Will Grigg in the 49th minute, leaving the final score at 5-0.
Both managers used all substitutions. For Milton Keynes Dons, Charlie Brown, Jordan Houghton and Lasse Sorensen, came on for Will Grigg, David Kasumu and Andrew Surman, Swindon Town replaced Tom Broadbent, Hallam Hope and Joel Grant with Mathieu Baudry, Brett Pitman and Dominic Thompson.
Milton Keynes Dons will next play Fleetwood Town away, with Swindon Town facing Ipswich Town at home.
|Milton Keynes Dons:||Will Grigg (Charlie Brown, min.52), Scott Fraser, David Kasumu (Jordan Houghton, min.52) and Andrew Surman (Lasse Sorensen, min.75)|
|Swindon Town:||Mathieu Baudry (Tom Broadbent, min.27), Brett Pitman (Hallam Hope, min.54) and Dominic Thompson (Joel Grant, min.63)|
|Goals:||Will Grigg (1-0, min. 16), Scott Fraser (2-0, min. 26), Will Grigg (3-0, min. 45), Will Grigg (4-0, min. 46) and Will Grigg (5-0, min. 49)|