Match ends, Cheltenham Town 3, MK Dons 1.
League Two strugglers Cheltenham Town upset promotion-chasing MK Dons with an impressive 3-1 home win.
Nigel Atangana headed the Robins into the lead after 14 minutes from Alex Addai's left-wing cross - the Frenchman's second goal in three games.
But the Dons were level eight minutes later when Alex Gilbey's ball into the box was nodded home by Chuks Aneke for his 11th goal of the season.
Cheltenham regained the lead a minute before half-time when Tyrone Barnett headed in Chris Hussey's cross at the end of a slick move which also involved Sam Jones.
Home keeper Scott Flinders kept out a deflected shot from Aneke just after the restart. But, at the other end, Hussey saw a fierce drive hit the side-netting and Atangana's shot was blocked in the six-yard box by Jordan Houghton as Cheltenham pressed for a third.
Substitute Ryan Watson missed a good chance to level for the Dons, before Cheltenham made sure of the points in the 86th minute when Chris Clements volleyed in Addai's flick.
Report supplied by the Press Association.
- 26ClementsBooked at 50mins
- 25JonesSubstituted forVarneyat 82'minutes
- 16AddaiSubstituted forDawsonat 88'minutes
- 20D'AthSubstituted forPawlettat 60'minutes
- 6CisséBooked at 57minsSubstituted forWatsonat 60'minutes
- 14AgardSubstituted forSimpsonat 72'minutes
- 10AnekeBooked at 33mins
- Dean Whitestone
- Shots on Target
Second Half ends, Cheltenham Town 3, MK Dons 1.
Attempt blocked. Baily Cargill (MK Dons) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.
Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Conor Thomas.
Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Luke Varney.
Attempt blocked. Ryan Watson (MK Dons) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Delay in match Ben Tozer (Cheltenham Town) because of an injury.
Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Kevin Dawson replaces Alex Addai.
Attempt missed. Tyrone Barnett (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right.
Goal! Cheltenham Town 3, MK Dons 1. Chris Clements (Cheltenham Town) left footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Alex Addai.
Attempt blocked. Alex Addai (Cheltenham Town) right footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.
Attempt missed. Ryan Watson (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right.
Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Chris Hussey.
Substitution, Cheltenham Town. Luke Varney replaces Sam Jones.
Delay in match Scott Flinders (Cheltenham Town) because of an injury.
(Cheltenham Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.
Foul by Robbie Simpson (MK Dons).
Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by William Boyle.
Delay in match Sam Jones (Cheltenham Town) because of an injury.
Substitution, MK Dons. Robbie Simpson replaces Kieran Agard.