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Milton Keynes Dons 1-2 Portsmouth

Matt Clarke and Connor Chaplin scored late on as Portsmouth came from behind to beat MK Dons and end a five-match winless league run at Stadium MK.

Milton Keynes took a deserved lead midway through the first half after Josh Tymon's left-footed cross into the six-yard box was met by the onrushing Keiran Agard, whose effort was superbly saved by Pompey keeper Luke McGee.

The ball fell invitingly into the path of Ike Ugbo, who made no mistake, smashing home into an empty net to record his first Dons since his January loan move from Chelsea.

Portsmouth rallied late on and were rewarded with an equaliser five minutes from time when Dion Donohue's corner was met perfectly by Clarke inside the six-yard box, the Pompey man placing an emphatic header past keeper Lee Nicholls.

And the visitors' Chaplin stunned Stadium MK in the dying seconds with the winner after Donohue's pass was deflected into the forward's path, Chaplin poking home to snatch all three points.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

MK Dons

Formation 3-4-3

  • 1Nicholls
  • 2Williams
  • 5Wootton
  • 3Lewington
  • 25Brittain
  • 6Upson
  • 8CisséSubstituted forEbanks-Landellat 80'minutes
  • 20TymonBooked at 70mins
  • 27Ugbo
  • 14Agard
  • 11PawlettSubstituted forMcGrandlesat 58'minutes

Substitutes

  • 13Sietsma
  • 16Muirhead
  • 18McGrandles
  • 19Ebanks-Landell
  • 21Nesbitt
  • 22Rasulo
  • 31Thomas-Asante

Portsmouth

Formation 4-2-3-1

  • 1McGee
  • 2Walkes
  • 9Hawkins
  • 5ClarkeBooked at 86mins
  • 17Donohue
  • 33Close
  • 20ThompsonBooked at 90mins
  • 26Evans
  • 14RonanSubstituted forChaplinat 45'minutes
  • 11KennedySubstituted forLoweat 45'minutes
  • 8Pitman

Substitutes

  • 18Lowe
  • 19Chaplin
  • 22Naismith
  • 29Deslandes
  • 30May
  • 35Bass
  • 37Widdrington
Referee:
John Brooks
Attendance:
14,762

Match Stats

Home TeamMK DonsAway TeamPortsmouth
Possession
Home56%
Away44%
Shots
Home11
Away24
Shots on Target
Home7
Away11
Corners
Home6
Away9
Fouls
Home15
Away15

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, MK Dons 1, Portsmouth 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, MK Dons 1, Portsmouth 2.

  3. Goal!

    Goal! MK Dons 1, Portsmouth 2. Conor Chaplin (Portsmouth) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the centre of the goal.

  4. Post update

    Hand ball by Ed Upson (MK Dons).

  5. Booking

    Nathan Thompson (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  6. Post update

    Ike Ugbo (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Nathan Thompson (Portsmouth).

  8. Booking

    Matthew Clarke (Portsmouth) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  9. Post update

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

  10. Post update

    Foul by Matthew Clarke (Portsmouth).

  11. Post update

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  12. Goal!

    Goal! MK Dons 1, Portsmouth 1. Matthew Clarke (Portsmouth) header from very close range to the top right corner. Assisted by Dion Donohue with a cross following a corner.

  13. Post update

    Corner, Portsmouth. Conceded by George B Williams.

  14. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ben Close (Portsmouth) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  15. Post update

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

  16. Post update

    Foul by Conor Chaplin (Portsmouth).

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Brett Pitman (Portsmouth) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

  18. Substitution

    Substitution, MK Dons. Ethan Ebanks-Landell replaces Ousseynou Cissé.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Kieran Agard (MK Dons).

  20. Post update

    Nathan Thompson (Portsmouth) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wigan29196456164063
2Shrewsbury30187540231761
3Blackburn31179556312560
4Scunthorpe32159846341254
5Rotherham311651052371553
6Bradford32154134749-249
7Charlton3013894037347
8Portsmouth31144133836246
9Peterborough30128104739844
10Plymouth32128123740-344
11Bristol Rovers31133154548-342
12Oxford Utd31118124847141
13Gillingham311011103535041
14Southend31117133950-1140
15Doncaster32912113738-139
16Walsall30910113843-537
17Fleetwood30106144248-636
18Northampton32106163152-2136
19Blackpool31811123743-635
20Wimbledon3197153038-834
21Oldham3289154558-1333
22MK Dons3079143043-1330
23Rochdale27510122737-1025
24Bury3167182647-2125
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