Brentford 3-2 MK Dons

Clayton Donaldson

Striker Clayton Donaldson scored a last-minute winner as Brentford edged a five-goal thriller against MK Dons.

The visitors had led twice in the game, Ryan Lowe opened the scoring after latching onto Stephen Gleeson's pass.

Donaldson equalised before the break after good work from Harry Forrester, only for Gleeson to restore the Dons' lead with a precise finish.

Forrester turned in a loose ball to make it 2-2 and Donaldson bundled in his second for the winner.

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Brentford manager Uwe Rosler told BBC London 94.9:

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Rosler proud to manage brave Bees

"I'm absolutely delighted with the performance and with the result. We knew that physically and mentally we'd have to be at our best.

"We knew that we had to be brave because of the physical demands of today.

"MK Dons are probably one of the best teams in the league and our best defence was to attack."

Lineup, Bookings (3) & Substitutions (6)

Brentford

  • 21 Moore
  • 05 Craig
  • 06 Dean
  • 14 Logan
  • 24 Bidwell Booked
  • 04 Forshaw (Reeves - 78' )
  • 08 Douglas
  • 20 Diagouraga (Kiernan - 62' )
  • 09 Donaldson
  • 11 Trotta (Hodson - 90' )
  • 19 Forrester

Substitutes

  • 01 Lee
  • 18 Hodson
  • 33 Kiernan
  • 07 Saunders
  • 15 Dallas
  • 22 Reeves
  • 23 Hayes

MK Dons

  • 01 Martin
  • 02 Otsemobor
  • 03 Lewington
  • 24 Kay
  • 06 Williams
  • 07 Gleeson
  • 08 Potter
  • 26 Chadwick Booked (Smith - 77' )
  • 32 Ismail Booked (Powell - 25' )
  • 14 Lowe (MacDonald - 77' )
  • 29 Balanta

Substitutes

  • 16 McLoughlin
  • 04 Doumbe
  • 12 Chicksen
  • 11 Smith
  • 17 Powell
  • 10 MacDonald
  • 28 Sekajja
Ref: Collins
Att: 5,833

Match Stats

Shots

15 7

On target

10 6

Corners

3 4

Fouls

13 11

Live Text Commentary

90:00 +4:45 Full time

Full Time The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

90:00 +2:07

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jake Reeves. Free kick taken by David Martin.

90:00 +1:26

Shaun Williams takes a short corner, Jonathan Douglas makes a clearance.

90:00 +0:44 Substitution

Substitution Lee Hodson on for Marcello Trotta.

88:32

Assist by Marcello Trotta.

88:32 Goal scored

Goal! - Clayton Donaldson - Brentford 3 - 2 MK Dons Clayton Donaldson finds the net with a goal from close in to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brentford 3-2 Milton Keynes Dons.

83:48

Harry Forrester takes a shot. Save made by David Martin.

83:11

Harlee Dean challenges Dean Lewington unfairly and gives away a free kick. The free kick is swung in left-footed by Shaun Williams, Tony Craig manages to make a clearance.

81:52

Foul by Charlie MacDonald on Rob Kiernan, free kick awarded. Clayton Donaldson takes the free kick.

80:34

Darren Potter takes a shot. Save made by Simon Moore. Headed effort from inside the area by Marcello Trotta misses to the left of the target.

78:48

Harry Forrester challenges Alan Smith unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shaun Williams takes the direct free kick.

77:19 Substitution

Substitution Jake Reeves replaces Adam Forshaw.

76:47 Substitution

Substitution Charlie MacDonald replaces Ryan Lowe.

76:33 Substitution

Substitution Alan Smith joins the action as a substitute, replacing Luke Chadwick.

73:00

Angelo Balanta fouled by Jake Bidwell, the ref awards a free kick. The free kick is delivered left-footed by Shaun Williams from right wing, clearance made by Rob Kiernan.

71:18

Assist by Marcello Trotta.

71:18 Goal scored

Goal! - Harry Forrester - Brentford 2 - 2 MK Dons Harry Forrester grabs a goal from inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Brentford 2-2 Milton Keynes Dons.

70:50

Marcello Trotta takes a shot.

70:10 Booking

Booking Luke Chadwick is given a yellow card.

70:01

Jon Otsemobor gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Harry Forrester. Adam Forshaw takes the free kick.

67:24

Free kick awarded for a foul by Harlee Dean on Daniel Powell. Free kick crossed left-footed by Dean Lewington, clearance by Jonathan Douglas.

66:13

Unfair challenge on Harry Forrester by Darren Potter results in a free kick. Jake Bidwell takes the direct free kick.

63:40

Jonathan Douglas takes a shot. Save by David Martin.

61:56

Marcello Trotta gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Shaun Williams. David Martin restarts play with the free kick.

61:04 Substitution

Substitution (Brentford) makes a substitution, with Rob Kiernan coming on for Toumani Diagouraga.

60:12

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marcello Trotta by Shaun Williams. Free kick crossed left-footed by Jake Bidwell, Dean Lewington manages to make a clearance.

59:24

Toumani Diagouraga is adjudged to have handled the ball. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Gleeson.

57:22

Corner from the right by-line taken by Shaun Williams, Harlee Dean makes a clearance.

56:24

Clayton Donaldson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Dean Lewington. Direct free kick taken by David Martin.

55:17

Luke Chadwick fouled by Toumani Diagouraga, the ref awards a free kick. Antony Kay restarts play with the free kick.

53:56

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Gleeson on Marcello Trotta. Adam Forshaw takes the direct free kick.

52:45

Assist by Luke Chadwick.

52:45 Goal scored

Goal! - Stephen Gleeson - Brentford 1 - 2 MK Dons Stephen Gleeson grabs a goal from inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brentford 1-2 Milton Keynes Dons.

50:09

Shaun Williams fouled by Tony Craig, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by David Martin.

49:27

Corner taken right-footed by Harry Forrester, clearance by Dean Lewington. Corner taken right-footed by Harry Forrester, Dean Lewington makes a clearance.

49:02

Marcello Trotta takes a shot. Antony Kay gets a block in.

47:39

Marcello Trotta is penalised for a handball. David Martin restarts play with the free kick.

46:30

Effort on goal by Ryan Lowe from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

45:01

The game restarts for the second half.

45:00 +3:08 Half time

Half Time The whistle is blown to end the first half.

45:00 +0:06

The referee blows for offside. David Martin restarts play with the free kick.

42:15

Assist on the goal came from Harry Forrester.

42:15 Goal scored

Goal! - Clayton Donaldson - Brentford 1 - 1 MK Dons A goal is scored by Clayton Donaldson from inside the six-yard box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brentford 1-1 Milton Keynes Dons.

41:36

Ryan Lowe is ruled offside. Simon Moore takes the direct free kick.

40:19

Unfair challenge on Shaun Williams by Marcello Trotta results in a free kick. Antony Kay restarts play with the free kick.

36:36

The assistant referee flags for offside against Jonathan Douglas. Free kick taken by David Martin.

35:20

Free kick awarded for a foul by Stephen Gleeson on Harry Forrester. Jonathan Douglas takes the direct free kick, Marcello Trotta produces a cross, David Martin makes a save.

34:17

Shaleum Logan fouled by Angelo Balanta, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Harlee Dean.

32:42

Jonathan Douglas challenges Stephen Gleeson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Shaun Williams takes the free kick.

32:07

Marcello Trotta takes a shot. David Martin makes a save.

29:48

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Harry Forrester by Stephen Gleeson. Free kick crossed left-footed by Jake Bidwell, clearance made by Dean Lewington.

29:31

Harry Forrester produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that bounces off the post.

27:52

Corner from the left by-line taken by Harry Forrester, clearance by Jon Otsemobor.

26:50

Stephen Gleeson decides to take a short corner, Angelo Balanta takes a shot. Simon Moore makes a save.

25:15

Clayton Donaldson takes a shot. David Martin makes a save.

24:14 Substitution

Substitution Daniel Powell comes on in place of Zeli Ismail.

23:34

The official flags Ryan Lowe offside. Simon Moore takes the direct free kick.

21:56 Booking

Booking Jake Bidwell is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.

21:38

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Zeli Ismail by Jake Bidwell. Free kick taken by Jon Otsemobor.

18:32

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Adam Forshaw by Darren Potter. Jake Bidwell crosses the ball in from the free kick, Dean Lewington makes a clearance.

16:25

Free kick taken by Simon Moore.

16:25 Booking

Booking Zeli Ismail goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

16:24

Free kick awarded for a foul by Zeli Ismail on Shaleum Logan.

13:20

Assist by Stephen Gleeson.

13:20 Goal scored

Goal! - Ryan Lowe - Brentford 0 - 1 MK Dons Ryan Lowe gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Brentford 0-1 Milton Keynes Dons.

10:38

The referee blows for offside against Angelo Balanta. Simon Moore restarts play with the free kick.

9:37

Luke Chadwick fouled by Toumani Diagouraga, the ref awards a free kick. Dean Lewington takes the direct free kick.

8:17

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Chadwick by Harlee Dean. Free kick taken by Darren Potter.

8:01

Harry Forrester takes a shot. Save by David Martin.

7:18

Clayton Donaldson takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar.

6:45

Ryan Lowe gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Tony Craig. Simon Moore takes the free kick.

4:43

Handball decision goes against Shaun Williams. Harry Forrester takes the direct free kick, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Clayton Donaldson misses to the right of the target.

3:44

Corner taken by Angelo Balanta from the left by-line, clearance made by Clayton Donaldson.

3:24

Shot by Luke Chadwick from 6 yards. Save by Simon Moore.

1:47

Angelo Balanta takes a shot. Save by Simon Moore.

1:14

Clayton Donaldson takes a shot. Save by David Martin.

0:00

The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

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