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Coventry City 1-2 Milton Keynes Dons

A brace from Ed Upson saw MK Dons grab their first League One win in almost two months at 10-man Coventry.

The Sky Blues dominated the first half and had a series of chances to grab the opening goal.

Ben Stevenson steered a ninth-minute effort just wide, while a 14th-minute effort by Gael Bigirimana sailed inches over the bar after some good link-up play with Marcus Tudgay.

There was a lack of quality in the final third, up until the 34th minute when Upson headed a Dean Lewington cross into the far corner past a hapless Lee Burge.

Stevenson's stunning 30-yard strike in the 38th minute ensured the Dons' lead was short-lived after he pounced on a poor clearance by goalkeeper Dave Martin.

Stevenson turned from hero to villain in the 73rd minute after being sent off for a high challenge on Lewington.

The Dons made their advantage count in the 81st minute, when Upson fired home from six yards after Coventry failed to clear the ball.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Coventry

  • 1Burge
  • 30Kelly-EvansBooked at 77mins
  • 2Willis
  • 4Turnbull
  • 15Page
  • 6RoseSubstituted forMaycockat 57'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 5Bigirimana
  • 31StevensonBooked at 74mins
  • 10JonesBooked at 78minsSubstituted forLameirasat 79'minutes
  • 20TudgaySubstituted forMcBeanat 75'minutes
  • 11Reid

Substitutes

  • 8Lameiras
  • 9Agyei
  • 13Gadzhev
  • 19McBean
  • 23Charles-Cook
  • 29Harries
  • 35Maycock

MK Dons

  • 1Martin
  • 2Baldock
  • 23Downing
  • 4Walsh
  • 3Lewington
  • 6Upson
  • 7CarruthersSubstituted forReevesat 75'minutes
  • 14AgardSubstituted forAnekeat 86'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 8Potter
  • 17PowellSubstituted forColcloughat 69'minutes
  • 9Bowditch

Substitutes

  • 10Reeves
  • 11Williams
  • 12Williams
  • 16Hendry
  • 19Nicholls
  • 25Aneke
  • 49Colclough
Referee:
Andy Davies
Attendance:
9,640

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamMK Dons
Possession
Home52%
Away48%
Shots
Home17
Away13
Shots on Target
Home1
Away4
Corners
Home5
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away10

Live Text

Match ends, Coventry City 1, MK Dons 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Coventry City 1, MK Dons 2.

Booking

Callum Maycock (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Callum Maycock (Coventry City).

Ryan Colclough (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Booking

Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Jordan Willis.

Callum Maycock (Coventry City) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dean Lewington (MK Dons).

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Chuks Aneke replaces Kieran Agard.

Jack McBean (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ed Upson (MK Dons).

Attempt saved. Ryan Colclough (MK Dons) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the top right corner.

Attempt missed. Paul Downing (MK Dons) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high following a corner.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Dion Kelly-Evans.

Goal!

Goal! Coventry City 1, MK Dons 2. Ed Upson (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ben Reeves.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Ruben Lameiras replaces Jodi Jones.

Booking

Jodi Jones (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Jodi Jones (Coventry City).

Ben Reeves (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Kieran Agard (MK Dons) header from the centre of the box is saved in the top left corner.

Booking

Dion Kelly-Evans (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Dion Kelly-Evans (Coventry City).

Ryan Colclough (MK Dons) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Coventry City. Jack McBean replaces Marcus Tudgay.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Ben Reeves replaces Samir Carruthers.

Dismissal

Ben Stevenson (Coventry City) is shown the red card.

Foul by Ben Stevenson (Coventry City).

Dean Lewington (MK Dons) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Attempt missed. Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the right.

Foul by Dion Kelly-Evans (Coventry City).

Ryan Colclough (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Corner, Coventry City. Conceded by Joe Walsh.

Attempt blocked. Marcus Tudgay (Coventry City) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Gael Bigirimana (Coventry City).

George Baldock (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Ryan Colclough replaces Daniel Powell.

Attempt missed. Joe Walsh (MK Dons) header from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Lewis Page.

Attempt missed. George Baldock (MK Dons) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.

goal

As It Stood

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