The FA Cup - Second Round
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Milton Keynes Dons 4-1 Maidstone United

Kieran Agard netted twice to salvage a 4-1 FA Cup second round victory and spare MK Dons' blushes after non-league Maidstone had threatened to cause an upset.

The Stones, who were looking to secure a place in the third round for the first time since 1978, got off to a flying start at Stadium MK, taking the lead through Magnus Okuonghae after 25 minutes.

The National League outfit took a deserved lead after Zavon Hines' corner caused confusion in the Dons defence and Okuonghae smashed home.

But MK's ruthless quality proved decisive in the second half as Aidan Nesbitt, Agard and Peter Pawlett all found the net for the League One side.

Nesbitt snatched the Dons' leveller after 54 minutes with a left-footed drive that flew past Stones keeper Lee Worgan into the bottom corner.

Agard then netted twice in eight minutes just moments after his introduction - first poking home on 64 minutes before making it 3-1 with a right-footed strike - before Pawlett wrapped things up from inside the box late on.

Report supplied by the Press Association.

Line-ups

MK Dons

  • 1Nicholls
  • 2Williams
  • 5Wootton
  • 19Ebanks-LandellSubstituted forWalshat 71'minutes
  • 12Golbourne
  • 18McGrandles
  • 6Upson
  • 21NesbittSubstituted forPawlettat 80'minutes
  • 10Aneke
  • 7Ariyibi
  • 15SeagerSubstituted forAgardat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Walsh
  • 11Pawlett
  • 13Sietsma
  • 14Agard
  • 16Muirhead
  • 30Nombe
  • 31Thomas-Asante

Maidstone United

  • 1Worgan
  • 3Finney
  • 6Okuonghae
  • 5Wynter
  • 2Hare
  • 8Lewis
  • 14ReasonSubstituted forPaxmanat 83'minutes
  • 13Anderson
  • 27HinesSubstituted forLozaat 77'minutes
  • 9Sam-YorkeSubstituted forCollinsat 68'minutes
  • 32Pigott

Substitutes

  • 4Prestedge
  • 7Loza
  • 10Paxman
  • 11Wraight
  • 12Muldoon
  • 23Richards
  • 39Collins
Referee:
Martin Coy
Attendance:
4,804

Match Stats

Home TeamMK DonsAway TeamMaidstone United
Possession
Home58%
Away42%
Shots
Home18
Away12
Shots on Target
Home10
Away2
Corners
Home6
Away3
Fouls
Home13
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, MK Dons 4, Maidstone United 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, MK Dons 4, Maidstone United 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. George B Williams (MK Dons) header from the centre of the box misses to the left.

  4. Post update

    Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Alex Finney.

  5. Post update

    Corner, Maidstone United. Conceded by Joe Walsh.

  6. Post update

    Attempt missed. Stuart Lewis (Maidstone United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  7. Goal!

    Goal! MK Dons 4, Maidstone United 1. Peter Pawlett (MK Dons) right footed shot from the right side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal.

  8. Post update

    Attempt saved. Peter Pawlett (MK Dons) right footed shot from the right side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner.

  9. Post update

    Gboly Ariyibi (MK Dons) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Jamar Loza (Maidstone United).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Chuks Aneke (MK Dons).

  12. Post update

    Joe Anderson (Maidstone United) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  13. Post update

    Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Josh Hare.

  14. Substitution

    Substitution, Maidstone United. Jack Paxman replaces Jai Reason.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Jai Reason (Maidstone United) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the right.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, MK Dons. Peter Pawlett replaces Aidan Nesbitt.

  17. Post update

    Attempt missed. Joe Pigott (Maidstone United) right footed shot from long range on the left misses to the right.

  18. Post update

    Attempt missed. Conor McGrandles (MK Dons) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Maidstone United. Jamar Loza replaces Zavon Hines.

  20. Post update

    Foul by Conor McGrandles (MK Dons).

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