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Rewind: Fleetwood fight-back

26 May 2015

Re-live the 2-1 home victory over Fleetwood Town as part of mkdons.com’s look back at the 2014/15 promotion-winning season...

SUMMARY
Dons 2-1 Fleetwood Town
Tuesday 21st October 2014
stadiummk

The Dons came from behind to beat Fleetwood Town 2-1 under the lights at stadiummk.

Kyle McFadzean’s strike cancelled out David Ball’s opener, before Benik Afobe scored from the penalty spot to secure the success - a result which moved the Dons up to fourth and to within three points of second-placed Peterborough United with two games in hand.

Starting XI: Martin; Spence, Kay, McFadzean (Flanagan 78), Lewington (c); Potter, Alli; Powell, Reeves, Bowditch (Carruthers 42; Grigg.

Subs: McLoughlin, Randall, Baker, Hitchcock, Afobe.

Bookings: Spence.

Goals: McFadzean (61), Afobe (84).

Attendance: 6,736.

REACTION
Karl Robinson: “The players showed a different edge to their game, one I’ve not seen for a while. Sometimes you have to show a little bit more grit and determination and the players did that in this game.”

Watch the full interview here

Benik Afobe: “There was a bit of pressure (with the penalty) because it was 1-1 but as a striker you thrive off that pressure and it was fantastic to see it go in. We wanted to win in front of our home fans and fortunately we’ve come away with the points so we’re happy.”

Watch the full interview here

LEAGUE TABLE
1 Bristol City 32
2 Peterborough United 26
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3 Preston North End 25
4 MK Dons 23
5 Notts County 23

HIGHLIGHTS
Watch extended highlights of the match here



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