League Two
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Milton Keynes Dons 1-0 Crawley Town

Kieran Agard scored his 17th goal of the season as MK Dons stretched their winning streak in League Two to four games with a 1-0 success over Crawley.

Gabriele Cioffi's side started brightly and were unlucky not to take the lead inside three minutes when George Francomb's right-footed strike from the edge of the area had home goalkeeper Stuart Moore beaten, but his effort cannoned off the crossbar.

MK Dons broke the deadlock after 41 minutes when Crawley midfielder Dannie Bulman misjudged Moore's long ball forward, only for Agard to latch onto the loose ball and round Reds keeper Glenn Morris before tapping home into an empty net to mark his 200th career league start with a goal.

Crawley should have levelled midway through the second period when Ollie Palmer's header was well saved by Moore.

And despite throwing bodies into the Dons box late on, the Reds could not prevent a fifth straight league game without win and remain in 18th place in the table.

Report supplied by Press Association

Line-ups

MK Dons

  • 22Moore
  • 25Brittain
  • 16Martin
  • 4WalshBooked at 80mins
  • 3Lewington
  • 8Gilbey
  • 6CisséSubstituted forHoughtonat 76'minutes
  • 18McGrandlesBooked at 12mins
  • 11HeskethSubstituted forWheelerat 83'minutes
  • 10Aneke
  • 14Agard

Substitutes

  • 1Nicholls
  • 7Watson
  • 19Simpson
  • 21Wheeler
  • 24Houghton
  • 33Harley
  • 34Walker

Crawley

  • 1Morris
  • 14Francomb
  • 5McNerney
  • 17Dallison-Lisbon
  • 2Young
  • 21Bulman
  • 7Grego-CoxSubstituted forPoleonat 88'minutes
  • 28Camara
  • 18Sesay
  • 19WillockSubstituted forNathaniel-Georgeat 64'minutes
  • 9Palmer

Substitutes

  • 4Payne
  • 10Poleon
  • 12Mersin
  • 15Nathaniel-George
  • 16Maguire
  • 33N'Gala
Referee:
Thomas Bramall
Attendance:
6,889

Match Stats

Home TeamMK DonsAway TeamCrawley
Possession
Home48%
Away52%
Shots
Home8
Away13
Shots on Target
Home5
Away2
Corners
Home8
Away9
Fouls
Home11
Away7

Live Text

Match ends, MK Dons 1, Crawley Town 0.

Full Time

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

Foul by Alex Gilbey (MK Dons).

George Francomb (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Alex Gilbey (MK Dons).

Lewis Young (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Conor McGrandles (MK Dons) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dannie Bulman (Crawley Town).

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Dominic Poleon replaces Reece Grego-Cox.

Chuks Aneke (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Joe McNerney (Crawley Town).

Foul by Joe Walsh (MK Dons).

Reece Grego-Cox (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. David Wheeler replaces Jake Hesketh.

Conor McGrandles (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Ashley Nathaniel-George (Crawley Town).

Booking

Joe Walsh (MK Dons) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Joe Walsh (MK Dons).

Lewis Young (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Callum Brittain.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Dean Lewington.

Substitution

Substitution, MK Dons. Jordan Houghton replaces Ousseynou Cissé.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Lewis Young.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Conor McGrandles.

Attempt missed. Kieran Agard (MK Dons) right footed shot from the right side of the box is close, but misses to the right.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Dannie Bulman.

Substitution

Substitution, Crawley Town. Ashley Nathaniel-George replaces Matty Willock.

Attempt missed. Matty Willock (Crawley Town) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left.

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Tom Dallison.

Conor McGrandles (MK Dons) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by David Sesay (Crawley Town).

Foul by Kieran Agard (MK Dons).

Tom Dallison (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Tom Dallison (Crawley Town) header from the centre of the box misses to the right.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Callum Brittain.

Corner, Crawley Town. Conceded by Callum Brittain.

Attempt blocked. David Sesay (Crawley Town) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Dannie Bulman (Crawley Town) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Foul by Chuks Aneke (MK Dons).

Corner, MK Dons. Conceded by Joe McNerney.

goal

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Lincoln City351912462352769
2Bury35199769402966
3Mansfield351713553282564
4MK Dons35188956342262
5Exeter3515101046351155
6Tranmere351510104941855
7Forest Green351412951351654
8Colchester351591154401454
9Carlisle35165145344953
10Swindon341311104242050
11Stevenage35147144045-549
12Newport34147134552-749
13Oldham351211125345847
14Grimsby35145163842-447
15Crewe35137154046-646
16Northampton351015104546-145
17Cheltenham35118164153-1241
18Crawley35116183748-1139
19Cambridge35116183153-2239
20Yeovil3599173648-1236
21Morecambe3598183756-1935
22Port Vale35810172842-1434
23Macclesfield3579193559-2430
24Notts County35611183466-3229
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