MK Dons v Blackpool

23 August 2010 12:07
MK Dons' Mat Doumbe could be handed a starting spot after he came off the bench during the heavy defeat to Carlisle on Saturday.Pele, Jude Stirling and striker Aaron Wilbraham remain out of action. [LNB]Blackpool are without Ian Evatt as he begins a three-match ban following his sending-off against Arsenal. [LNB]New signing Dekel Keinan could start, and Brett Ormerod is expected to come back into the side if boss Ian Holloway opts for a more attacking line-up. [LNB][LNB] MATCH FACTS Head-to-head[LNB]• Blackpool have won three and lost two of the five competitive meetings they have had with Milton Keynes Dons. [LNB]• They have never met in the League Cup. [LNB]• Their most recent clash was a second-round tie in the 2006 FA Cup, which Blackpool won 2-0 in Milton Keynes. [LNB][LNB] Have your say on the game MK Dons[LNB]• Milton Keynes, who put out Dagenham in the first round, are aiming to reach the third round for the first time since 2006/07. [LNB]• The Dons are facing Premier League opposition in the League Cup for the first time since losing 5-0 to Tottenham in the third round in 2006. [LNB]Blackpool[LNB]• Blackpool are entering the League Cup at the second-round stage for the first time since 1977. [LNB]• The 1962 semi-finalists were last knocked out by lower league opposition in the season before last, when League Two Macclesfield beat them 2-0 in the first round. [LNB]• Ian Holloway's side are looking for a place in the third round for the second season running, having beaten Wigan at this stage, before losing to Stoke last year.

Source: BBC_Sport