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Milton Keynes Dons 1-0 Peterborough United

Chuks Aneke scored his seventh goal of the season as nine-man MK Dons recorded a resilient win over rivals Peterborough.

Both Joe Walsh and Osman Sow were dismissed by referee Charles Breakspear by the time 35 minutes had been played but despite playing with a two-man advantage for almost an hour, Posh could not break down a dogged Dons defence as they recorded their first league win since the beginning of November.

The hosts were up in arms after just nine minutes when Walsh was deemed to have bundled Jack Marriott down in a last-ditch challenge on the edge of the Dons box and was shown red.

But the hosts took a deserved lead when Aneke unleashed a powerful drive from the edge of the box that wrong-footed Posh keeper Jonathan Bond, before the hosts saw Sow dismissed for an alleged high-footed challenge on Ryan Tafazolli 10 minutes before the break.

And although Marcus Maddison smashed the Dons crossbar late on, the visitors could not break down an almighty effort by the nine men of Milton Keynes.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

MK Dons

  • 1Nicholls
  • 2WilliamsBooked at 90mins
  • 19Ebanks-Landell
  • 4WalshBooked at 9mins
  • 12GolbourneBooked at 43mins
  • 8Cissé
  • 18McGrandlesSubstituted forUpsonat 84'minutes
  • 26GilbeyBooked at 25mins
  • 9SowBooked at 35mins
  • 10AnekeSubstituted forMuirheadat 75'minutes
  • 11PawlettSubstituted forAgardat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Wootton
  • 6Upson
  • 7Ariyibi
  • 13Sietsma
  • 14Agard
  • 15Seager
  • 16Muirhead

Peterborough

  • 1Bond
  • 17PennySubstituted forMoriasat 38'minutes
  • 5TafazolliBooked at 51mins
  • 27Taylor
  • 3Hughes
  • 20DoughtySubstituted forAndersonat 63'minutes
  • 42Grant
  • 10Lloyd-McGoldrick
  • 8ForresterBooked at 13minsSubstituted forDa Silva Lopesat 45'minutes
  • 11Maddison
  • 14Marriott

Substitutes

  • 2Shephard
  • 16Morias
  • 18Da Silva Lopes
  • 19Kanu
  • 21Anderson
  • 25O'Malley
  • 32Freestone
Referee:
Charles Breakspear
Attendance:
10,304

Match Stats

Home TeamMK DonsAway TeamPeterborough
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home6
Away19
Shots on Target
Home3
Away7
Corners
Home4
Away9
Fouls
Home11
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, MK Dons 1, Peterborough United 0.

Full Time

Second Half ends, MK Dons 1, Peterborough United 0.

Foul by Ed Upson (MK Dons).

Andrew Hughes (Peterborough United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Kieran Agard (MK Dons) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the right.

Booking

George B Williams (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by George B Williams (MK Dons).

Danny Lloyd (Peterborough United) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Robbie Muirhead (MK Dons) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Leonardo Da Silva Lopes (Peterborough United).

Ed Upson (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Jermaine Anderson (Peterborough United).

Delay in match George B Williams (MK Dons) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the left.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Lee Nicholls.

Attempt saved. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top right corner.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Ed Upson.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Kieran Agard replaces Peter Pawlett.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Ed Upson replaces Conor McGrandles because of an injury.

Delay in match Conor McGrandles (MK Dons) because of an injury.

Conor McGrandles (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Andrew Hughes (Peterborough United).

Delay in match Conor McGrandles (MK Dons) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Conor McGrandles (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Danny Lloyd (Peterborough United).

Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) hits the bar with a left footed shot from the right side of the box.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Robbie Muirhead replaces Chuks Aneke.

Attempt missed. Jack Marriott (Peterborough United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) because of an injury.

Peter Pawlett (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United).

Attempt saved. Ryan Tafazolli (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Delay in match Lee Nicholls (MK Dons) because of an injury.

Corner, Peterborough United. Conceded by Scott Golbourne.

Delay in match Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Marcus Maddison (Peterborough United) left footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left.

Substitution

Substitution, Peterborough United. Jermaine Anderson replaces Michael Doughty.

Attempt missed. Danny Lloyd (Peterborough United) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan24165349123753
2Shrewsbury24156332151751
3Blackburn24146444222248
4Scunthorpe25137536221446
5Bradford2514384033745
6Portsmouth25132103228441
7Rotherham25123104334939
8Peterborough2511594236638
9Charlton2410773130137
10Doncaster2596102827133
11Fleetwood2596103538-333
12Oxford Utd258893838032
13Southend2587103040-1031
14Walsall247983133-230
15Blackpool2578103236-429
16Bristol Rovers2592143442-829
17MK Dons2578102735-829
18Gillingham2561092528-328
19Oldham2577113947-828
20Plymouth2577112534-928
21Wimbledon2466122031-1124
22Northampton2565142045-2523
23Rochdale24410102433-922
24Bury2445151937-1817
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