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CoventryCoventry City1MK DonsMilton Keynes Dons2

Coventry City 1-2 Milton Keynes Dons

Izale McLeod was the hero for MK Dons as he came off the bench to score the winner in their 2-1 win over Coventry.

Dele Alli scored a stunning opener for the Dons, volleying in from 25 yards, before Carl Baker equalised with a volley into the far corner.

McLeod scored with his first touch to win the game, lobbing Joe Murphy from outside the box.

Baker missed a penalty late on when Anthony Kay bought down Callum Wilson, leaving Coventry in 13th place.

Coventry City manager Steven Pressley told BBC Coventry & Warwickshire:

"I thought in the second half we played really well, we created a lot of good opportunities and the penalty miss at a crucial time had a bearing on the outcome of the game.

"In terms of the group and their attitude towards the game I thought they were very good today.

"I'm disappointed because I thought it was a game we should have won. We deserved to get more."

MK Dons manager Karl Robinson told BBC Three Counties Radio:

"Dele Alli worked his socks off - I think he covered every blade of grass.

"The physical components of his game are scary. He scored a wonder goal. I don't think there'll be too many up and down the country like that from a 17-year-old.

"I'm so proud of these young kids, I'm proud of the fans, and the whole football club. We've come on leaps and bounds.

"Matty Kennedy is a really good footballer - he's somebody who excites me. He gets the ball and just wants to go forward with it.

"It was an interesting game. Every time we come here we always get interesting games."

Line-ups

Coventry

  • 1Murphy
  • 4Webster
  • 19Willis
  • 12PruttonSubstituted forRobinsonat 80'minutes
  • 24Clarke
  • 15Seaborne
  • 7Fleck
  • 8BakerBooked at 90mins
  • 20C WilsonBooked at 81mins
  • 9EcclestonSubstituted forDelfounesoat 70'minutes
  • 26MarshallSubstituted forMcGeouchat 76'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Christie
  • 3Adams
  • 6Thomas
  • 10Delfouneso
  • 11McGeouch
  • 13Burge
  • 27Robinson

MK Dons

  • 1Martin
  • 29Kennedy
  • 3Lewington
  • 11Smith
  • 23Spence
  • 24Kay
  • 14Alli
  • 18Baldock
  • 26LoveridgeSubstituted forMcLeodat 66'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9BowditchSubstituted forRasuloat 12'minutesSubstituted forRandallat 80'minutes
  • 17Powell

Substitutes

  • 13McLeod
  • 15Randall
  • 19Galloway
  • 20Rasulo
  • 50Burns
Referee:
Graham Horwood
Attendance:
2,781

Match Stats

Home TeamCoventryAway TeamMK Dons
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home9
Away10
Shots on Target
Home5
Away5
Corners
Home3
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away17

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Coventry City 1, MK Dons 2.

  2. Full Time

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

  3. Booking

    Izale McLeod (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card.

  4. Post update

    Andy Webster (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Izale McLeod (MK Dons).

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. John Fleck (Coventry City) left footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

  7. Booking

    John Fleck (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card.

  8. Post update

    Izale McLeod (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Post update

    Foul by John Fleck (Coventry City).

  10. Post update

    Anton Robinson (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. Post update

    Foul by Dean Lewington (MK Dons).

  12. Post update

    Andy Webster (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Izale McLeod (MK Dons).

  14. Post update

    Bamidele Alli (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Anton Robinson (Coventry City).

  16. Booking

    Callum Wilson (Coventry City) is shown the yellow card.

  17. Substitution

    Substitution, MK Dons. Mark Randall replaces Giorgio Rasulo.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, Coventry City. Anton Robinson replaces David Prutton.

  19. Post update

    Carl Baker (Coventry City) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Alan Smith (MK Dons).

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wolves41279574254990
2Brentford40259665362984
3Rotherham402212677482978
4Leyton Orient412211873383577
5Preston412016557391876
6Peterborough40194176154761
7MK Dons41177175855358
8Swindon41169165854457
9Port Vale41176185566-1157
10Walsall411414134542356
11Sheff Utd401411154143-253
12Bradford411116145251149
13Coventry411611147171049
14Gillingham40146205467-1348
15Bristol City411017146364-147
16Oldham411211184657-1147
17Crawley381113144048-846
18Colchester411013184557-1243
19Tranmere401110194970-2143
20Carlisle401110194061-2143
21Crewe411110204976-2743
22Shrewsbury41914183750-1341
23Notts County41124255572-1740
24Stevenage41109224061-2139
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