League Two
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Milton Keynes Dons 1-1 Forest Green Rovers

Reuben Reid's emphatically taken 80th-minute penalty rescued a richly-deserved 1-1 draw for Forest Green Rovers to preserve the unbeaten League Two record of both themselves and hosts MK Dons.

The 30-year-old striker smashed his spot-kick high beyond goalkeeper Lee Nicholls after former MK loanee George C Williams had been felled by Jordan Moore-Taylor.

Williams had only been on the pitch for 13 minutes as a substitute as Rovers boss Mark Cooper made three second-half changes to seek belated reward for their overall dominance.

Rovers monopolised possession from the start but fell behind when goalkeeper Robert Sanchez carelessly dropped a looping George B Williams cross and Chuks Aneke calmly kept his cool to find the empty net in the 31st minute.

The visitors continued their pressure after the break with Paul Digby and Joseph Mills forcing Nicholls into important saves.

Both sides went all out for an elusive winner with substitute Robbie Simpson's overhead kick flying just over while Kieran Agard was denied by a last-ditch Mills block, with both still unbeaten this season.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

MK Dons

  • 1Nicholls
  • 2Williams
  • 4Walsh
  • 26CargillSubstituted forCisséat 67'minutesBooked at 89mins
  • 25BrittainSubstituted forWatsonat 74'minutes
  • 24Houghton
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 8Gilbey
  • 3Lewington
  • 10AnekeSubstituted forSimpsonat 82'minutes
  • 14Agard

Substitutes

  • 6Cissé
  • 7Watson
  • 9Sow
  • 12Hancox
  • 19Simpson
  • 22Moore
  • 32Healey

Forest Green

  • 1Sanchez
  • 20Digby
  • 19McGinleySubstituted forArchibaldat 59'minutes
  • 16GunningBooked at 52mins
  • 2Shephard
  • 10Brown
  • 4JamesSubstituted forWilliamsat 67'minutes
  • 23Mills
  • 8GrubbSubstituted forCampbellat 59'minutes
  • 26Reid
  • 7Winchester

Substitutes

  • 5Collins
  • 11Williams
  • 13Montgomery
  • 14Campbell
  • 18Archibald
  • 21Worthington
  • 22Morris
Referee:
Ben Toner
Attendance:
6,638

Match Stats

Home TeamMK DonsAway TeamForest Green
Possession
Home44%
Away56%
Shots
Home6
Away16
Shots on Target
Home1
Away11
Corners
Home6
Away6
Fouls
Home13
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, MK Dons 1, Forest Green Rovers 1.

Full Time

Second Half ends, MK Dons 1, Forest Green Rovers 1.

Theo Archibald (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by George Williams (MK Dons).

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Joseph Mills.

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

Foul by Joseph Mills (Forest Green Rovers).

Ryan Watson (MK Dons) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers).

Alex Gilbey (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Ousseynou Cissé (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Tahvon Campbell (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ousseynou Cissé (MK Dons).

Foul by Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers).

Ryan Watson (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Tahvon Campbell (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Jordan Houghton (MK Dons).

Attempt missed. Robbie Simpson (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box is too high.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Theo Archibald.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Paul Digby.

Attempt saved. Carl Winchester (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Reece Brown (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Robbie Simpson (MK Dons).

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Robbie Simpson replaces Chuks Aneke.

Attempt missed. Paul Digby (Forest Green Rovers) header from the centre of the box is too high following a set piece situation.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Joe Walsh.

Goal!

Goal! MK Dons 1, Forest Green Rovers 1. Reuben Reid (Forest Green Rovers) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Penalty Forest Green Rovers. George Williams draws a foul in the penalty area.

Penalty conceded by Jordan Moore-Taylor (MK Dons) after a foul in the penalty area.

Paul Digby (Forest Green Rovers) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Chuks Aneke (MK Dons).

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Ryan Watson replaces Callum Brittain.

Attempt missed. Callum Brittain (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box is high and wide to the left.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Lee Nicholls.

Attempt saved. Tahvon Campbell (Forest Green Rovers) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt saved. Joseph Mills (Forest Green Rovers) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Ousseynou Cissé.

Corner, Forest Green Rovers. Conceded by Callum Brittain.

Substitution

Substitution, Forest Green Rovers. George Williams replaces Lloyd James.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Ousseynou Cissé replaces Baily Cargill.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City86111661019
2Exeter8512158716
3Newport8512913-416
4Colchester84311751215
5Yeovil74211531214
6Oldham8422126614
7Bury84131410413
8Tranmere8341107313
9MK Dons734074313
10Crawley84131110113
11Carlisle8413910-113
12Forest Green8260127512
13Stevenage8332109112
14Swindon83321314-112
15Mansfield724196310
16Port Vale831498110
17Crewe72239818
18Cheltenham822468-28
19Cambridge8215715-87
20Northampton8134813-56
21Grimsby8125515-105
22Morecambe8107317-143
23Macclesfield8026616-102
24Notts County80261024-142
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