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Preview: Oldham Athletic

25 February 2014

MK Dons will be looking to complete a quick-fire double over Oldham Athletic tonight (k.o. 7.45pm).


10 days ago with the Dons running out 2-1 winners thanks to Ben Reeves’ last-minute strike. mkstadiumThe two teams met at
Since then, Karl Robinson’s men have drawn against Preston North End and been harshly beaten at Bradford City, so this evening presents the side with a chance to get back to winning ways.

The Latics, five places below the Dons in 14th, go into the game on the back of a success after seeing off Gillingham 1-0 on home soil at the weekend.
Dean Lewington – speaking to MK Dons Player


. I don’t think they’ll come and sit in like they did. mkstadium“I think it’ll be a different game to when they came to

“It’s a new challenge but we played them 10 days ago so it’s fresh in our minds regarding what they are about.

“We just need to keep picking up the points. It’s important we try and get some consistency.”
Team News


The Dons look set to be without Lee Hodson (hip) and Samir Carruthers (knee).

Whilst the extent of the injuries are yet to be confirmed, both players will miss the trip to Boundary Park along with longer-term absentees Darren Potter (Achilles), Dean Bowditch (groin) and Tom Flanagan (knee).

George Baldock (leg) limped off at Bradford and will be monitored ahead of kick-off.

As for the hosts, captain Korey Smith and fellow midfielder Anton Rodgers are still out with knee injuries, while defender Genseric Kusunga remains suspended.

Full-back Connor Brown was withdrawn against Gillingham at the weekend with a hip problem, but should be involved.
Betting


MK Dons 17/10

Draw 12/5
Oldham 6/4
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