Milton Keynes Dons 2-1 Port Vale: MK Dons do enough to land first win of the campaign

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Port Vale on away loss to Milton Keynes Dons at Stadium Mk on Tuesday. Milton Keynes Dons were looking to get back their winning ways, following a previous defeat to Ipswich Town. Port Vale, on the other hand, secured a point against Bolton Wanderers in their previous match. As the table looks today, Milton Keynes Dons are in 21st place, with 3 points from 4 matches, while Port Vale sit in 18th, with 4 points from 4.

Milton Keynes Dons started strongly in the first half, when Bradley Johnson gave Milton Keynes Dons the lead at the 34 minute mark, concluding the first half 1-0.

Milton Keynes Dons continued to apply pressure in the second and were rewarded, when Bradley Johnson found the net again at the 85 minute mark. In the end though, The Valiants just before the final whistle hit back though via a Ellis Harrison goal, leaving the final score at 2-1.

Substitutions for Milton Keynes Dons included Daniel Oyegoke, Conor Grant and Dawson Devoy for Louie Barry, Matt Smith and Daniel Kemp, repectively. Port Vale replaced Rory Holden, Chris Hussey, Funso Ojo, William Forrester and Samson Robinson for Jamie Proctor, Thierry Small, Brad Walker, Harry Charsley and Dan Jones.

There were bookings for Jack Tucker from Milton Keynes Dons. For Port Vale, Ellis Harrison saw yellow.

Milton Keynes Dons will play their next fixture at home against Accrington Stanley, while Port Vale will face Burton Albion away.

Technical card:
Milton Keynes Dons:Bradley Johnson, Louie Barry (Daniel Oyegoke, min.46), Matt Smith (Conor Grant, min.72), Daniel Kemp (Dawson Devoy, min.87) and Jack Tucker
Port Vale:Ellis Harrison, Rory Holden (Jamie Proctor, min.63), Chris Hussey (Thierry Small, min.68), Funso Ojo (Brad Walker, min.81), William Forrester (Harry Charsley, min.81) and Samson Robinson (Dan Jones, min.82)
Stadium:Stadium Mk
Goals:Bradley Johnson (1-0, min. 34), Bradley Johnson (2-0, min. 85) and Ellis Harrison (2-1, min. 90)