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In Numbers: Ipswich Town

23 August 2021

59% - MK Dons kept 59% of possession at Portman Road, the third-highest percentage in the division behind Lincoln City and Shrewsbury Town.

542 – Liam Manning’s side boasted the most passes attempted in Sky Bet League One this weekend as they neared the 550 mark on their travels.

461 – Of the aforementioned 542 passes, Manning’s men completed 461 passes – leaving MK Dons with an 81% pass completion – once again the highest in the division.

19 – The Dons were purposeful with their possession and looked to hurt the opposition when in possession. They had the most shots on goal in the league this weekend with 19 – a number only matched by Burton Albion.

8 – Manning’s side had eight shots on target against Ipswich Town, the second-highest in the division behind Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink’s side.

81% – Six of the Dons players boasted a pass completion percentage above 81%, with Dean Lewington, Harry Darling, Warren O’Hora, Zak Jules, Ethan Robson and Matt O’Riley all achieving the feat. The highest percentage was achieved by both Lewington and Robson with 89%.

103 – Matt O’Riley was in fantastic form this weekend with the midfielder perhaps the favourite to win Man of the Match. The midfielder had the highest amount of touches in the clash at Portman Road with an impressive 103.

9 – O’Riley also put in the work out of possession as the midfielder won nine of his 14 duels, seven of which came on the ground.

5 – Scott Twine was another player who caused Ipswich Town trouble, he produced five key passes in the draw, with O’Riley close behind with three.

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