Bournemouth 0-1 MK Dons

MK Dons narrowly beat Bournemouth to strengthen their position in the League One play-offs.

Mathias Doumbe stabbed home the decisive goal from close range following Dean Bowditch's corner.

Charlie MacDonald, who has now not scored in 10 games, broke clear of the Cherries defence but struck his effort against the bar.

Wesley Thomas had a golden opportunity to equalise late on but he poked inches wide when clean through on goal.

Bournemouth chairman Eddie Mitchell revealed after the game that the wife of co-owner Maxim Demin had spoken to the players in the dressing-room at half-time.


Bournemouth manager Lee Bradbury told BBC Radio Solent:

"I'm disappointed not to get anything out of the game. For long periods we had the ball. I've looked at the stats and we had twice as many shots, we just didn't make them count.

"It's small margins or a set piece that's cost us today. With the team as big as we are at the back it's hard to take when you concede a goal like that.

"The strikers will be first to say they've got to do better with their chances, but it's a team game. We've got to keep clean sheets to win games and we've got to score goals as well. We're all accountable and we'll move on and work on that this week.

"Apart from the goal we've performed reasonably well today, against one of the better passing teams in the league. We've created better chances, but it's the goals that win you games."

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