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Milton Keynes Dons 1-2 Charlton Athletic

Charlton moved up into the final play-off spot after beating MK Dons to record their first win in three games and condemn their struggling hosts to a sixth successive defeat in all competitions.

Ahmed Kashi and Josh Magennis both found the net for the visitors, while Kieran Agard scored a consolation for MK, but it was not enough for the Dons' rookie boss Dan Micciche, who has lost all of his five matches in charge.

The Addicks took a deserved lead when Conor McGrandles was dispossessed on the edge of his own penalty area, before Kashi took one touch and fired a powerful right-footed drive past keeper Lee Nicholls for his second goal of the season.

Karl Robinson - the former MK Dons boss - then saw his men double their lead on the hour when Magennis nodded home his 12th goal of the campaign from Jake Forster-Caskey's cross.

And, despite the home side pulling one back through Agard just two minutes later from Robbie Muirhead's corner, it proved only to be a consolation goal for MK, who remain six points adrift of safety.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

MK Dons

  • 1Nicholls
  • 2Williams
  • 15Ward
  • 3Lewington
  • 25Brittain
  • 18McGrandlesSubstituted forUpsonat 45'minutesBooked at 90mins
  • 8CisséSubstituted forNesbittat 61'minutes
  • 20Tymon
  • 16MuirheadSubstituted forRasuloat 86'minutes
  • 14Agard
  • 27Ugbo

Substitutes

  • 5Wootton
  • 6Upson
  • 13Sietsma
  • 21Nesbitt
  • 22Rasulo
  • 29Jackson
  • 31Thomas-Asante

Charlton

  • 1Amos
  • 20Solly
  • 15KonsaBooked at 82mins
  • 5BauerSubstituted forPearceat 67'minutes
  • 22Dasilva
  • 3KashiBooked at 68mins
  • 19Forster-Caskey
  • 17Aribo
  • 12ReevesSubstituted forMarshallat 74'minutes
  • 11KaikaiSubstituted forLennonat 71'minutes
  • 9Magennis

Substitutes

  • 4Jackson
  • 6Pearce
  • 7Marshall
  • 8Ajose
  • 13Phillips
  • 26Lennon
  • 27Zyro
Referee:
Roger East
Attendance:
8,961

Match Stats

Home TeamMK DonsAway TeamCharlton
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home7
Away12
Shots on Target
Home4
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home13
Away13

Live Text

Match ends, MK Dons 1, Charlton Athletic 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, MK Dons 1, Charlton Athletic 2.

Booking

Ed Upson (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ed Upson (MK Dons).

Joe Aribo (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dean Lewington (MK Dons) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Mark Marshall (Charlton Athletic).

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Ahmed Kashi.

Delay in match Jay Dasilva (Charlton Athletic) because of an injury.

Attempt saved. Ahmed Kashi (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Mark Marshall (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Giorgio Rasulo (MK Dons).

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Giorgio Rasulo replaces Robbie Muirhead.

Attempt missed. Ahmed Kashi (Charlton Athletic) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Attempt missed. Jake Forster-Caskey (Charlton Athletic) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

Attempt blocked. Ed Upson (MK Dons) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Booking

Ezri Konsa Ngoyo (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

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

Foul by Ezri Konsa Ngoyo (Charlton Athletic).

Attempt saved. Robbie Muirhead (MK Dons) left footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Foul by Dean Lewington (MK Dons).

Joe Aribo (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ed Upson (MK Dons).

Jake Forster-Caskey (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Dean Lewington (MK Dons) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Josh Magennis (Charlton Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Mark Marshall replaces Ben Reeves.

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Harry Lennon replaces Sullay Kaikai because of an injury.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Jason Pearce.

Booking

Ahmed Kashi (Charlton Athletic) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Ed Upson (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Ahmed Kashi (Charlton Athletic).

Substitution

Substitution, Charlton Athletic. Jason Pearce replaces Patrick Bauer because of an injury.

Delay in match Patrick Bauer (Charlton Athletic) because of an injury.

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

Foul by Ike Ugbo (MK Dons).

Patrick Bauer (Charlton Athletic) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! MK Dons 1, Charlton Athletic 2. Kieran Agard (MK Dons) header from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by George B Williams following a corner.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Chris Solly.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Shrewsbury32197642251764
2Wigan30196556183863
3Blackburn32189558322663
4Rotherham331851056381859
5Scunthorpe341511850381256
6Charlton3214994339451
7Plymouth34148124242050
8Bradford33155134850-250
9Portsmouth33144154041-146
10Peterborough31129104941845
11Gillingham331112103736145
12Bristol Rovers33143164851-345
13Southend33128134251-944
14Doncaster341012124242042
15Oxford Utd33118144951-241
16Walsall321011114245-341
17Blackpool32911123943-438
18Wimbledon33107163342-937
19Northampton34107173456-2237
20Fleetwood32106164353-1036
21Oldham3399154658-1236
22MK Dons3279163146-1530
23Bury3268182647-2126
24Rochdale28510132940-1125
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