MK Dons will be looking to get one over on neighbours Stevenage when the teams lock horns at the Lamex Stadium on Saturday (k.o. 3pm).
Karl Robinson’s men still harbour hopes of reaching the play-offs and a success, coupled with a defeat for Peterborough United, who beat the Dons 2-1 last weekend, would see the gap to the play-off places close to just three points once again.
It’s a big game for Graham Westley’s side too as they look to extend their unbeaten run to seven games and move out of the bottom four.
Karl Robinson – speaking to MK Dons Player
“They have quality in their side all over the pitch but obviously they have deficiencies as well. It’s my job to exploit the deficiencies and dilute the strengths.
“It’s a difficult place to go and play. Our results over recent years haven’t been overly exciting. It was probably one of our worst performances of the season there earlier on in the season in the JPT. I think we need to make sure we go there and settle a few scores.”
Graham Westley – speaking to BBC Three Counties
“We just want to keep on getting better. Unbeaten in six is one thing - it would be great to bang six wins out, that would be a real mark in progress.
“Let's get top of the form league. If we do that we will be a League 1 club next year.”
Swansea City striker James Loveridge could make his debut after arriving on loan earlier this week, while Ben Reeves (hamstring) and Daniel Powell (ill) are back in the squad.
Stephen Gleeson starts a two-match ban.
The hosts will be without skipper Jon Ashton (leg), Roarie Deacon and Jo N'Guessan (both ankle).
MK Dons 13/8 Draw 9/4
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