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MK DonsMilton Keynes Dons2NewportNewport County0

Milton Keynes Dons 2-0 Newport County

Mathieu Baudry of MK Dons goes for a header with Newport's Jamille Matt
Newport County's Jamille Matt lost a tooth in their previous fixture, against Notts County

Milton Keynes Dons moved level on points with the top three as they edged past Newport County at Stadium MK.

MK Dons had the chance to open the scoring from the spot, but County goalkeeper Joe Day made a superb save from Kieran Agard's effort.

However there was nothing Day could do when Ousseynou Cisse's headed home a Dons corner at the back post to the delight of the home crowd.

MK Dons got a second late on through Chuks Aneke as Newport pushed forward.

The result leaves MK Dons fourth in League Two while Newport remain 15th.

Line-ups

MK Dons

Formation 4-3-3

  • 22Moore
  • 25Brittain
  • 4Walsh
  • 5BaudrySubstituted forHoughtonat 50'minutes
  • 3Lewington
  • 6Cissé
  • 8GilbeyBooked at 70mins
  • 18McGrandles
  • 21WheelerSubstituted forAnekeat 58'minutes
  • 14Agard
  • 11HeskethSubstituted forHarleyat 84'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Nicholls
  • 7Watson
  • 10Aneke
  • 19Simpson
  • 24Houghton
  • 33Harley
  • 34Walker

Newport

Formation 5-3-2

  • 1Day
  • 7Willmott
  • 26Poole
  • 25O'Brien
  • 28Demetriou
  • 3Butler
  • 15BakinsonSubstituted forAzeezat 63'minutes
  • 8DolanSubstituted forMcKirdyat 76'minutes
  • 17Bennett
  • 11Matt
  • 9AmondSubstituted forKennedyat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Pipe
  • 10Marsh-Brown
  • 14Azeez
  • 16Sheehan
  • 19Kennedy
  • 27McKirdy
  • 30Townsend
Referee:
Seb Stockbridge
Attendance:
6,984

Match Stats

Home TeamMK DonsAway TeamNewport
Possession
Home49%
Away51%
Shots
Home18
Away8
Shots on Target
Home8
Away2
Corners
Home4
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away9

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, MK Dons 2, Newport County 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, MK Dons 2, Newport County 0.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Robbie Willmott (Newport County) right footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the left from a direct free kick.

  4. Post update

    Foul by Callum Brittain (MK Dons).

  5. Post update

    Jamille Matt (Newport County) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Ousseynou Cissé (MK Dons).

  7. Post update

    Dan Butler (Newport County) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Attempt missed. Alex Gilbey (MK Dons) right footed shot from outside the box is too high.

  9. Post update

    Callum Brittain (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Ben Kennedy (Newport County).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Chuks Aneke (MK Dons).

  12. Post update

    Dan Butler (Newport County) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  13. Goal!

    Goal! MK Dons 2, Newport County 0. Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner.

  14. Post update

    Ousseynou Cissé (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  15. Post update

    Foul by Mark O'Brien (Newport County).

  16. Post update

    Corner, Newport County. Conceded by Joe Walsh.

  17. Post update

    Attempt saved. Mark O'Brien (Newport County) header from very close range is saved in the top right corner.

  18. Post update

    Foul by Callum Brittain (MK Dons).

  19. Post update

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

  20. Substitution

    Substitution, MK Dons. Ryan Harley replaces Jake Hesketh.

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City331811459332665
2Bury34189766402663
3Mansfield341613549262361
4MK Dons34178955342159
5Colchester341591054371754
6Forest Green341412850331754
7Exeter33159945331254
8Carlisle341651353421153
9Tranmere341410104841752
10Stevenage34146143944-548
11Grimsby34145153840-247
12Swindon331211103942-347
13Oldham341210125244846
14Crewe34137144044-446
15Newport33137134352-946
16Northampton34915104346-342
17Cheltenham34118153949-1041
18Crawley34116173747-1039
19Cambridge34106182953-2436
20Morecambe3498173553-1835
21Yeovil3489173346-1333
22Port Vale3489172842-1433
23Macclesfield3479183556-2130
24Notts County34610183466-3228
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