Championship
Sheff WedSheffield Wednesday0MK DonsMilton Keynes Dons0

Sheffield Wednesday 0-0 MK Dons

Atdhe Nuhiu
Sheffield Wednesday striker Atdhe Nuhiu could not add to his five goals this season

MK Dons' relegation was all but sealed after a 0-0 draw at 10-man Sheffield Wednesday left them nine points from safety with three games remaining.

The Dons' Samir Carruthers saw his first-half shot blocked before Daniel Pudil struck the post for Wednesday.

Owls substitute Atdhe Nuhiu failed to convert numerous headed chances, before Ross Wallace was sent off for violent conduct with 10 minutes remaining.

The home side, who remain sixth, poured forward late on but to no avail.

Despite Wednesday's inability to break the deadlock they managed to extend their lead over seventh-placed Cardiff City, who lost 2-1 at Brentford, to six points.

The Owls host Cardiff on 30 April but could already have a top-six place secured by then if results go in their favour on Saturday.

MK Dons are now winless in eight matches but were fortunate not to lose after Fernando Forestieri and Nuhiu spurned chances in a hectic second half.

Nottingham Forest, Fulham, Rotherham and Bristol City all sit nine points above the Dons, with three games remaining.

Line-ups

Sheff Wed

  • 1Westwood
  • 32Hunt
  • 15LeesBooked at 78mins
  • 5Loovens
  • 36PudilBooked at 87mins
  • 33WallaceBooked at 83mins
  • 20Lee
  • 21LópezSubstituted forNuhiuat 45'minutes
  • 41Bannan
  • 45ForestieriBooked at 81mins
  • 14HooperBooked at 79minsSubstituted forLucas Joãoat 89'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Palmer
  • 3Turner
  • 7Matias
  • 9Nuhiu
  • 10McGugan
  • 18Lucas João
  • 28Wildsmith

MK Dons

  • 29Burns
  • 12Spence
  • 5McFadzean
  • 16Walsh
  • 3Lewington
  • 8Potter
  • 14CarruthersSubstituted forMurphyat 45'minutes
  • 7Baker
  • 23WilliamsSubstituted forMaynardat 84'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 9BowditchSubstituted forPowellat 66'minutes
  • 18Revell

Substitutes

  • 6Kay
  • 13Emmanuel-Thomas
  • 17Powell
  • 28Maynard
  • 30Brittain
  • 31Murphy
  • 40Long
Referee:
Peter Bankes
Attendance:
20,220

Match Stats

Home TeamSheff WedAway TeamMK Dons
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home20
Away5
Shots on Target
Home4
Away2
Corners
Home10
Away2
Fouls
Home17
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Sheffield Wednesday 0, MK Dons 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Sheffield Wednesday 0, MK Dons 0.

  3. Post update

    Foul by Atdhe Nuhiu (Sheffield Wednesday).

  4. Post update

    Dean Lewington (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  5. Booking

    Nicky Maynard (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card.

  6. Post update

    Barry Bannan (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Carl Baker (MK Dons).

  8. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Tom Lees (Sheffield Wednesday) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  9. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Daniel Powell.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Sheffield Wednesday. Lucas João replaces Gary Hooper.

  11. Post update

    Jack Hunt (Sheffield Wednesday) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Alex Revell (MK Dons).

  13. Post update

    Attempt saved. Tom Lees (Sheffield Wednesday) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Kieran Lee.

  14. Post update

    Corner, Sheffield Wednesday. Conceded by Carl Baker.

  15. Post update

    Attempt saved. Jordan Spence (MK Dons) header from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Josh Murphy with a cross.

  16. Post update

    Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Glenn Loovens.

  17. Booking

    Daniel Pudil (Sheffield Wednesday) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Daniel Pudil (Sheffield Wednesday).

  19. Post update

    Josh Murphy (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  20. Post update

    Attempt missed. Carl Baker (MK Dons) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Daniel Powell.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Middlesbrough43268960283286
2Burnley432315567353284
3Brighton432315567392884
4Hull4222101060312976
5Derby432113964402476
6Sheff Wed431816961421970
7Cardiff431616115346764
8Ipswich431614134949062
9Birmingham431612154945460
10Preston431416134242058
11Leeds431415144653-757
12QPR431317135252056
13Brentford42168186063-356
14Wolves431314165056-653
15Reading431312184953-451
16Huddersfield431311195760-350
17Blackburn431115174043-348
18Nottm Forest431115173744-748
19Fulham431115176473-948
20Rotherham43139215265-1348
21Bristol City431212194868-2048
22MK Dons43912223560-2539
23Charlton43813223773-3637
24Bolton43415243978-3927
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