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In numbers: Ipswich Town

A deeper look at Saturday's draw at Portman Road...

12 April 2021 delves into the numbers behind the 1-1 draw with Ipswich Town.

67% - MK Dons boasted over 60% possession for the ninth Sky Bet League One game in a row. The last time they didn’t achieve over this number was during the 1-1 draw with Oxford United.

593 – Russell Martin’s side attempted just under 600 passes at Portman Road, the second-highest in the division behind Portsmouth.

502 – 85% off the 593 passes found a Dons shirt, this was once again the second-highest in the division this weekend.

54 – Andrew Fisher had 54 touches on the ball – only Flynn Downes had more for Ipswich Town.

91%  - Andrew Surman misplaced just seven of his 74 passes on Saturday afternoon, leaving him with an impressive 91% pass completion percentage.

83% - Eight of MK Dons’ starting XI boasted a pass percentage over the 83% mark. Andrew Fisher (88%), Dean Lewington (86%), Harry Darling (83%), Zak Jules (83%), Matt O’Riley (83%), Andrew Surman (91%), Josh McEachran (87%), and Scott Fraser (90%) all achieved the feat.

115 – Despite playing on the right side of a back three, Dean Lewington had the most touches on the ball with 115.

9 – Dean Lewington also completed nine out of his 10 duels, winning every one of his five on the ground and four in the air.

10 – Harry Darling was also impressive in the draw at Portman Road, he won six of his seven ground duels and four of five in the air.

3 – Scott Fraser was at his usual creative self, he produced three key passes and attempted four crosses.

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