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Stevenage 3-2 Milton Keynes Dons

Stevenage came from behind to pull off a shock 3-2 win and deny MK Dons a return to the top of League Two.

Steve Seddon gave Stevenage an unexpected lead on 21 minutes when Alex Revell headed Ben Kennedy's cross into Seddon's path to open the scoring.

But the lead lasted less than 10 minutes as Cardiff City loanee Rhys Healey continued his fine scoring form with a fantastic 25-yard curler, his seventh goal in 13 starts.

On the stroke of half-time, Paul Tisdale's potent front line of Chuks Aneke and Kieran Agard both hit the bar as Aneke lobbed Timothy Dieng and Agard's follow up careered off the woodwork.

There was no stopping Agard scoring for his fifth game in a row as he headed home Rhys Watson's cross in the 68th minute.

Late drama was the order of the day as the hosts scored twice in the final five minutes to steal the points.

With five minutes left, defender Scott Cuthbert equalised from close range before Kennedy grabbed the winner with a minute remaining in normal time with a fantastic free-kick.

Lincoln City climbed above Paul Tisdale's side after their lunchtime draw against Mansfield.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Stevenage

  • 27Dieng
  • 25Henry
  • 5Cuthbert
  • 31NugentBooked at 90mins
  • 3HuntBooked at 67minsSubstituted forSonupeat 71'minutes
  • 12Seddon
  • 8ByromBooked at 79mins
  • 4Timlin
  • 20Campbell-RyceSubstituted forReidat 76'minutes
  • 9Revell
  • 10KennedyBooked at 34minsSubstituted forWilkinsonat 90+3'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Farman
  • 11Sonupe
  • 14Ferry
  • 15Vancooten
  • 22Reid
  • 29Smyth
  • 30Wilkinson

MK Dons

  • 1Nicholls
  • 25Brittain
  • 15Moore-Taylor
  • 3Lewington
  • 2WilliamsBooked at 84mins
  • 8GilbeyBooked at 22mins
  • 24Houghton
  • 12HancoxSubstituted forWatsonat 63'minutes
  • 14Agard
  • 10AnekeSubstituted forSimpsonat 83'minutes
  • 32HealeyBooked at 89mins

Substitutes

  • 6Cissé
  • 7Watson
  • 18McGrandles
  • 19Simpson
  • 20D'Ath
  • 22Moore
  • 37Asonganyi
Referee:
Brett Huxtable
Attendance:
3,263

Match Stats

Home TeamStevenageAway TeamMK Dons
Possession
Home50%
Away50%
Shots
Home8
Away15
Shots on Target
Home3
Away5
Corners
Home5
Away4
Fouls
Home12
Away16

Live Text

Match ends, Stevenage 3, MK Dons 2.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Stevenage 3, MK Dons 2.

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by Dean Lewington.

Attempt blocked. Emmanuel Sonupe (Stevenage) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Alex Revell (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ryan Watson (MK Dons).

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Luke Wilkinson replaces Ben Kennedy.

Booking

Ben Nugent (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ben Nugent (Stevenage).

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

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 3, MK Dons 2. Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) from a free kick with a left footed shot to the top right corner.

Booking

Ryan Watson (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Ryan Watson (MK Dons).

Alex Revell (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Robbie Simpson (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Michael Timlin (Stevenage).

Goal!

Goal! Stevenage 2, MK Dons 2. Scott Cuthbert (Stevenage) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

Booking

George Williams (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by George Williams (MK Dons).

Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Robbie Simpson replaces Chuks Aneke.

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

Attempt blocked. Rhys Healey (MK Dons) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

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

Foul by Alex Reid (Stevenage).

Foul by Chuks Aneke (MK Dons).

Ben Nugent (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Booking

Joel Byrom (Stevenage) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Jordan Houghton (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Joel Byrom (Stevenage).

Corner, Stevenage. Conceded by George Williams.

Foul by Rhys Healey (MK Dons).

Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Alex Reid replaces Jamal Campbell-Ryce.

Attempt missed. Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) left footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high.

Foul by Chuks Aneke (MK Dons).

Scott Cuthbert (Stevenage) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, Stevenage. Emmanuel Sonupe replaces Johnny Hunt.

Foul by Dean Lewington (MK Dons).

Ben Kennedy (Stevenage) wins a free kick on the right wing.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City18114333161737
2MK Dons19107228131537
3Colchester1995532191332
4Mansfield19711127141332
5Newport199552831-332
6Exeter198742920931
7Tranmere198742820831
8Stevenage199462422231
9Bury1986534201430
10Forest Green197932819930
11Carlisle198292424026
12Crawley198292730-326
13Oldham196762520525
14Swindon196672026-624
15Northampton195862425-123
16Crewe196491924-522
17Port Vale196491723-622
18Yeovil175662319421
19Morecambe1963101930-1121
20Grimsby1954101425-1119
21Cambridge1954101932-1319
22Cheltenham184591726-917
23Notts County1936102140-1915
24Macclesfield1924131537-2210
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