Charlton Athletic 0-2 MK Dons: Visitors ecstatic after win at The Valley

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Charlton Athletic on home loss to Milton Keynes Dons at The Valley on Tuesday. Charlton Athletic were looking to continue their good run after winning their previous two games in the competition. The most recent was against the Shrewsbury Town away (1-0), the other to Portsmouth FC at home (3-0), while Milton Keynes Dons were beaten 1-0 in their previous match against Wycombe Wanderers. Charlton Athletic are now in 8th place, with 22 points from 16 matches, while Milton Keynes Dons sit in 21st, with 13 points from 16.

Following a goalless first half, Milton Keynes Dons continued to pile on the pressure in the second period and were rewarded, when Will Grigg gave them the lead on the 66 minute mark. They then scored again, pulling level thanks to a goal from Bradley Johnson, at 78 minutes to give a final score of 2-0.

Substitutions for Charlton Athletic included Jack Payne, Chuks Aneke, Steven Sessegnon, Albie Morgan and Conor McGrandles for Tyreece Campbell, Jayden Stockley, Charlie Kirk, Scott Fraser and George Dobson, respectively. Milton Keynes Dons replaced Dawson Devoy, Mo Eisa, Matt Smith and Darragh Burns with Louie Barry, Will Grigg, Henry Lawrence and Josh McEachran.

The referee booked Ryan Inniss and Ryan Inniss (2 yellow cards) saw the red card, for Charlton Athletic.

Charlton Athletic will next play Ipswich Town at home, with Milton Keynes Dons facing Cheltenham Town away.

Technical card:
Charlton Athletic:Tyreece Campbell (Jack Payne, min.46), Ryan Inniss, Jayden Stockley (Chuks Aneke, min.73), Charlie Kirk (Steven Sessegnon, min.73), Scott Fraser (Albie Morgan, min.80) and George Dobson (Conor McGrandles, min.87)
Milton Keynes Dons:Will Grigg (Mo Eisa, min.79), Louie Barry (Dawson Devoy, min.75), Bradley Johnson, Henry Lawrence (Matt Smith, min.85) and Josh McEachran (Darragh Burns, min.86)
Stadium:The Valley
Goals:Will Grigg (0-1, min. 66) and Bradley Johnson (0-2, min. 78)