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Fleetwood Town 1-0 Milton Keynes Dons

Substitute Ched Evans scored an 85th-minute winner as Fleetwood edged to victory against MK Dons.

Evans pounced to tap home after Don's goalkeeper Lee Nichols spilled Lewie Coyle's cross.

The Trawlermen maintained their determined push for the play-offs, while the Dons have scored just once, and picked up just one point, from their last eight matches.

The struggling Dons went closest to a breakthrough in the first half when Hiram Boateng headed inches over the top as he rose to meet George Williams' precise cross.

Wes Burns fired an effort well wide early on for Fleetwood, while Kyle Dempsey saw a powerful strike blocked by Joe Walsh.

Fleetwood's Paddy Madden headed wide from Burns' cross, while just before the interval Josh Morris saw an effort ruled out following Madden's push on Dons' 'keeper Lee Nichols.

Dons defender Regan Poole produced a great block to keep out Jordan Rossiter's fierce drive soon after the restart.

Dempsey then volleyed just over for the dominant hosts, before Evans' late winner.

Match report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

Fleetwood

Formation 4-3-3

  • 1Cairns
  • 2Coyle
  • 6Souttar
  • 12Dunne
  • 3AndrewSubstituted forMcAlenyat 82'minutes
  • 16RossiterSubstituted forHunterat 60'minutes
  • 15Coutts
  • 8Dempsey
  • 7Burns
  • 17Madden
  • 11MorrisSubstituted forEvansat 45'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Clarke
  • 9Evans
  • 10McAleny
  • 14Southam
  • 22Hunter
  • 28Sowerby
  • 31Crellin

MK Dons

Formation 4-5-1

  • 1Nicholls
  • 2Williams
  • 4Walsh
  • 15Moore-TaylorBooked at 4mins
  • 3LewingtonBooked at 33minsSubstituted forCargillat 90'minutes
  • 25BrittainSubstituted forBoweryat 71'minutes
  • 24HoughtonBooked at 39mins
  • 5Poole
  • 26BoatengSubstituted forMcGrandlesat 58'minutes
  • 8Gilbey
  • 14Agard

Substitutes

  • 6Cargill
  • 9Bowery
  • 11Dickenson
  • 16Martin
  • 18McGrandles
  • 22Moore
  • 33Harley
Referee:
Marc Edwards
Attendance:
2,722

Match Stats

Home TeamFleetwoodAway TeamMK Dons
Possession
Home73%
Away27%
Shots
Home17
Away5
Shots on Target
Home3
Away0
Corners
Home13
Away0
Fouls
Home9
Away14

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Fleetwood Town 1, MK Dons 0.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Fleetwood Town 1, MK Dons 0.

  3. Post update

    Hand ball by Ashley Hunter (Fleetwood Town).

  4. Post update

    Attempt missed. Baily Cargill (MK Dons) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Alex Gilbey with a cross.

  5. Post update

    Foul by Ched Evans (Fleetwood Town).

  6. Post update

    Regan Poole (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  7. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Ched Evans (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked.

  8. Substitution

    Substitution, MK Dons. Baily Cargill replaces Dean Lewington.

  9. Goal!

    Goal! Fleetwood Town 1, MK Dons 0. Ched Evans (Fleetwood Town) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner.

  10. Post update

    Hand ball by Dean Lewington (MK Dons).

  11. Substitution

    Substitution, Fleetwood Town. Conor McAleny replaces Danny Andrew.

  12. Post update

    Foul by Kyle Dempsey (Fleetwood Town).

  13. Post update

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

  14. Post update

    Foul by Paddy Madden (Fleetwood Town).

  15. Post update

    Dean Lewington (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  16. Post update

    Foul by Ched Evans (Fleetwood Town).

  17. Post update

    Dean Lewington (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  18. Post update

    Corner, Fleetwood Town. Conceded by Joe Walsh.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Ashley Hunter (Fleetwood Town).

  20. Post update

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

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ipswich1493224101430
2Wycombe1586124141030
3Peterborough1584336181828
4Fleetwood148242617926
5Oxford Utd1574432181425
6Coventry156722018225
7Doncaster136432214822
8Sunderland146442116522
9Blackpool155731816222
10Bristol Rovers156451718-122
11Rotherham146352113821
12Shrewsbury145631214-221
13Burton135441613319
14Rochdale155461925-619
15Gillingham154652017318
16Portsmouth134541514117
17Lincoln City155281720-317
18Accrington153571726-914
19Tranmere143471727-1013
20MK Dons1541101222-1013
21Wimbledon153391925-612
22Southend1512121643-275
23Bolton12147528-23-5
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