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Scunthorpe United 2-2 Milton Keynes Dons

MK Dons made their one-man advantage count as they came from behind to secure a draw at Scunthorpe.

The Iron had gone in at the break 2-1 ahead on the back of goals from Hakeeb Adelakun and Kevin van Veen, but the turning point came in first-half stoppage time when midfielder Neal Bishop was shown a red card.

The Dons had looked the most dangerous side during the opening 45 minutes but struggled to find a way past inspired goalkeeper Matt Gilks before Adelakun put the hosts in front against the run of play.

Kieran Agard finally equalised three minutes before the break, but Scunthorpe's response was instant, with Van Veen following up a Duane Holmes shot within 60 seconds of the equaliser to score from close range.

However, the half ended on a sour note for the hosts when Bishop was red-carded for having been deemed to have elbowed Chucks Aneke.

The Dons spent much of the second period on the front foot and levelled for a second time in the 66th minute via Aneke's header from a free-kick.

And but for some better finishing from Aneke, who shot off target three times in the closing five minutes, they could have had all three points.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Scunthorpe

  • 1Gilks
  • 22Sutton
  • 21Burgess
  • 20Goode
  • 5Wallace
  • 12BishopBooked at 45mins
  • 16Adelakun
  • 11MorrisBooked at 45mins
  • 19HolmesSubstituted forTownsendat 45'minutes
  • 10van VeenSubstituted forCroftsat 45'minutesSubstituted forButroidat 85'minutes
  • 14Hopper

Substitutes

  • 3Townsend
  • 4Crofts
  • 15Lewis
  • 18Redmond
  • 30Church
  • 31Watson
  • 33Butroid

MK Dons

  • 1Nicholls
  • 2WilliamsBooked at 31mins
  • 19Ebanks-LandellBooked at 9mins
  • 4Walsh
  • 12GolbourneSubstituted forWoottonat 54'minutes
  • 18McGrandles
  • 6UpsonBooked at 43mins
  • 14Agard
  • 10Aneke
  • 11Pawlett
  • 9SowSubstituted forAriyibiat 60'minutes

Substitutes

  • 5Wootton
  • 7Ariyibi
  • 13Sietsma
  • 15Seager
  • 21Nesbitt
  • 30Nombe
  • 31Thomas-Asante
Referee:
Graham Salisbury
Attendance:
3,569

Match Stats

Home TeamScunthorpeAway TeamMK Dons
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home10
Away24
Shots on Target
Home5
Away11
Corners
Home2
Away13
Fouls
Home12
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, Scunthorpe United 2, MK Dons 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Scunthorpe United 2, MK Dons 2.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Matthew Gilks.

Attempt saved. Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Levi Sutton.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Cameron Burgess.

Attempt blocked. Gboly Ariyibi (MK Dons) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Peter Pawlett (MK Dons) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Attempt missed. Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Attempt missed. Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Substitution

Substitution, Scunthorpe United. Lewis Butroid replaces Andrew Crofts because of an injury.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Charlie Goode.

Attempt blocked. Kieran Agard (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Attempt saved. Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Hakeeb Adelakun (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Kieran Agard (MK Dons).

Delay over. They are ready to continue.

Delay in match Andrew Crofts (Scunthorpe United) because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Ed Upson (MK Dons) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Foul by Josh Morris (Scunthorpe United).

Kieran Agard (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Cameron Burgess (Scunthorpe United) header from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Attempt saved. Hakeeb Adelakun (Scunthorpe United) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal.

Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ethan Ebanks-Landell (MK Dons).

Andrew Crofts (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Gboly Ariyibi (MK Dons).

Foul by Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United).

Ethan Ebanks-Landell (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Goal!

Goal! Scunthorpe United 2, MK Dons 2. Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) header from the left side of the six yard box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Ed Upson following a set piece situation.

Foul by Murray Wallace (Scunthorpe United).

Gboly Ariyibi (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Attempt saved. Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Matthew Gilks.

Attempt saved. Peter Pawlett (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Foul by Tom Hopper (Scunthorpe United).

Ethan Ebanks-Landell (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Andrew Crofts (Scunthorpe United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Conor McGrandles (MK Dons).

goal

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17MK Dons226882532-726
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