MILTON KEYNES. Derby County was able to reverse the scoreline against Milton Keynes Dons. It was Milton Keynes Dons to score first with a goal from L. Barry. Nevertheless, later Derby County found the way to reverse the scoreline scoring 3 consecutive goals with H. Roberts (43′), J. Collins (53′) and N. Mendez-Laing (79′). Milton Keynes Dons lost this match even if it was better in terms of ball possession (59%).
The match was played at the Stadium mk stadium in Milton Keynes on Saturday and it started at 3:00 pm local time. The referee was James Linington with the help of Robert Hyde and Mark Russell. The 4th official was Alan Young. The weather was clear. The temperature was cold at 13.4 degrees Celsius or 56.14 Fahrenheit. The humidity was 85%.
Milton Keynes Dons was in firm control of the ball 59% while Derby County was struggling with a 41% ball possession.
Attitude and shots
Milton Keynes Dons was putting more pressure with 50 dangerous attacks and 13 shots of which 4 were on target. Notwithstanding, Derby County was capable to find the solution to win this match.
Milton Keynes Dons shot 13 times, 4 on target, 9 off target. Talking about the opposition, Derby County shot 8 times, 3 on target, 5 off target.
Milton Keynes Dons received 3 yellow cards (D. Harvie, D. Lewington and M. Dennis). On the opposite side, Derby County received 3 yellow cards (N. Mendez-Laing, J. Rooney and J. Wildsmith).
After this match, Milton Keynes Dons will stay with 14 points like Morecambe to remain in the 21st place. Talking about the opposition, Derby County will have 28 points like Portsmouth and Bolton Wanderers to hold in the 6th place.
In the next match in the League One, Milton Keynes Dons will play away with Burton Albion on the 6th of May with a 3-2 head to head record in favor of Milton Keynes Dons (1 draw).
Derby County will play away agasint Sheffield Wednesday on the 6th of May with a 12-5 head to head stats in favor of Derby County (11 draws).
Milton Keynes Dons – Formation
Milton Keynes Dons started with an extremely aggressive line-up (3-4-3).
The manager Liam Manning decided to play with the following team: Jamie Cumming, Dean Lewington, Zak Jules, Daniel Harvie, Warren O’Hora, Henry Lawrence, Bradley Johnson, Josh McEachran, Nathan Holland, Will Grigg and Louie Barry.
The home team had on the bench: Mohamed Eisa, Jack Tucker, Darragh Burns, Tennai Watson, Franco Nahuel Ravizzoli, Dawson Devoy and Matthew Dennis.
Milton Keynes Dons made 4 changes: L. Barry for M. Eisa (46′), D. Harvie for T. Watson (62′), W. Grigg for D. Burns (84′) and N. Holland for M. Dennis (84′).
Derby County – Formation
Derby County started with a 5-4-1 line-up (5-4-1).
Paul Warne played with: Joe Wildsmith, Craig Forsyth, Hayden Roberts, Jake Rooney, Korey Smith, Conor Hourihane, Max Bird, Louie Sibley, Nathaniel Mendez-Laing, James Collins and Lewis Norman Dobbin.
They had on the bench: Richard Stearman, Scott Loach, Osazee Aghatise, Kwaku Oduroh, Liam Thompson, David McGoldrick and Will Osula.
Derby County made 4 changes: J. Collins for D. McGoldrick (76′), L. Dobbin for W. Osula (77′), N. Mendez-Laing for L. Thompson (88′) and C. Hourihane for R. Stearman (90′).
Results of the day
These are the results of the day in the League One.
- Exeter City – Peterborough United – 3-2
- Milton Keynes Dons – Derby County – 1-3
- Forest Green Rovers – Wycombe Wanderers – 0-2
- Shrewsbury Town – Barnsley – 0-1
- Oxford United – Port Vale – 4-0
- Morecambe – Portsmouth – 1-1
- Lincoln City – Plymouth Argyle – 1-1
- Ipswich Town – Cheltenham Town – 1-1
- Cambridge United – Bolton Wanderers – 0-0
- Burton Albion – Charlton Athletic – 3-3
- Bristol Rovers – Fleetwood Town – 2-2
- Accrington Stanley – Sheffield Wednesday – 0-1