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Peter Leven takes the inswinging corner, Kayode Odejayi manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Peter Leven by Kemal Izzet. Direct free kick taken by Mathias Doumbe.
Liam Henderson is brought on as a substitute for Anthony Wordsworth.
Peter Leven concedes a free kick for a foul on Anthony Wordsworth. Peter Leven receives a caution. Ashley Vincent leaves the field to be replaced by Ian Henderson. Free kick taken by Magnus Okuonghae.
Foul by Kayode Odejayi on Mathias Doumbe, free kick awarded. David Martin takes the direct free kick.
Kayode Odejayi produces a right-footed shot from the edge of the area and misses to the left of the goal.
Jabo Ibehre is ruled offside. Mark Cousins takes the direct free kick.
Magnus Okuonghae challenges Aaron Wilbraham unfairly and gives away a free kick. Peter Leven takes the direct free kick.
Paul Reid fouled by Jabo Ibehre, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Mark Cousins.
Short corner worked by Anthony Wordsworth.
Kemal Izzet has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand post.
David Mooney goes off and Kayode Odejayi comes on.
Kemal Izzet fouled by Luke Chadwick, the ref awards a free kick. Magnus Okuonghae restarts play with the free kick.
Angelo Balanta scores a goal from just outside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Milton Keynes Dons 1-1 Colchester.
David Mooney fouled by Jermaine Easter, the ref awards a free kick. Mark Cousins takes the direct free kick.
Jabo Ibehre produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.
The offside flag is raised against David Mooney. Free kick taken by David Martin.
Adam Chicksen gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on John White. Adam Chicksen booked for unsporting behaviour. Free kick taken by Mark Cousins.
David Mooney challenges Peter Leven unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Mathias Doumbe.
Jabo Ibehre replaces Lewis Guy. Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Peter Leven from the right by-line, clearance made by Magnus Okuonghae.
Anthony Wordsworth is caught offside. David Martin restarts play with the free kick.
Anthony Wordsworth decides to take a short corner.
David Perkins takes a short corner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kemal Izzet on Peter Leven. Kemal Izzet goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Peter Leven takes the free kick.
Ashley Vincent takes a shot from 25 yards.
Corner taken right-footed by Angelo Balanta, Paul Reid makes a clearance.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on David Perkins by Lewis Guy. Direct free kick taken by Kemal Izzet.
David Mooney takes a shot. Save by David Martin.
Angelo Balanta is brought on as a substitute for Dietmar Hamann.
The assistant referee flags for offside against David Mooney. Peter Leven restarts play with the free kick.
Foul by Jermaine Easter on Ashley Vincent, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Magnus Okuonghae.
Effort from deep inside the area by Anthony Wordsworth misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Kemal Izzet on Peter Leven. Shot comes in from Dietmar Hamann from the free kick, Mark Cousins makes a save.
Tommy Williams takes the outswinging corner, Dean Lewington makes a clearance.
Mathias Doumbe goes into the book.
Corner taken left-footed by Tommy Williams, Magnus Okuonghae finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Milton Keynes Dons 0-1 Colchester.Tommy Williams provided the assist for the goal.
Foul by Dean Lewington on David Mooney, free kick awarded. Anthony Wordsworth has an effort direct from the free kick.
The official flags David Mooney offside. Mathias Doumbe takes the direct free kick.
David Perkins gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Lewis Guy. Gary MacKenzie goes off and Adam Chicksen comes on. Free kick taken by David Martin.
The official flags David Mooney offside. David Martin restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by John White on Luke Chadwick. Dean Lewington takes the free kick.
Outswinging corner taken by Peter Leven from the left by-line, Magnus Okuonghae manages to make a clearance.
Kemal Izzet gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Aaron Wilbraham. Free kick taken by Peter Leven.
David Perkins produces a cross, Headed effort from inside the box by David Mooney misses to the right of the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Easter by Magnus Okuonghae. Free kick taken by Peter Leven.
Ashley Vincent delivers the ball, Effort from inside the area by Anthony Wordsworth misses to the left of the goal.
Outswinging corner taken by Peter Leven, Header on goal by Dean Lewington from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Foul by Andy Bond on Dietmar Hamann, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Peter Leven.
Dean Lewington concedes a free kick for a foul on David Mooney. Direct free kick taken by Mark Cousins.
Unfair challenge on Dan Woodards by David Mooney results in a free kick. Free kick taken by David Martin.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Peter Leven on Andy Bond. Mark Cousins takes the direct free kick.
The referee gets the game underway.
The second half begins.
The referee blows for half time.
The referee ends the match.
Dons facing injury crisis
MK Dons boss Karl Robinson will again be short of numbers ahead of the visit of in-form Colchester.
Robinson was without four first-team players for the midweek defeat to Charlton and is set to name the same squad against an unbeaten United side.
On-loan QPR forward Angelo Balanta has a hamstring injury and he will again miss out, while central defender Sean O'Hanlon is out with a knock.
Striker Sam Baldock is out with an ankle injury and midfielder Stephen Gleeson rounds out the injury list as he continues to struggle with a back muscle problem.
Last season's top scorer Jermaine Easter is hoping to earn a recall after coming off the bench at The Valley as Robinson's men look to bounce back from consecutive away defeats.
Colchester will be without left-back Marc Tierney for the trip.
Tierney sustained a dislocated shoulder during Tuesday night's 2-2 draw against Dagenham and could face a long spell on the sidelines.
Boss John Ward has moved for Bristol City defender Tom Williams on a month's loan as cover and he could start.
Captain Magnus Okuonghae needs a late check after suffering concussion against his former club in midweek, but the Us are confident he will be fit.
Fellow centre-half Pat Baldwin could return after missing the last two games with a foot injury but right-back Brian Wilson is still out with ankle trouble.
Midfielder John-Joe O'Toole and defender Morten Knudsen (both knee) remain long-term absentees.
Balanta earns Dons points
Substitute Angelo Balanta's superb solo goal earned MK Dons their first point in four games in a 1-1 against Colchester.
Balanta curled home from long range in the 66th minute to cancel out Magnus Okuonghae's first-half opener for the U's, who remain unbeaten in League One.
Colchester tore the Dons to shreds in a scintillating first-half display and Anthony Wordsworth missed an early sitter when he slotted Ashley Vincent's pin-point low cross wide from five yards.
David Mooney glanced a near-post header just wide and Wordsworth's deflected free-kick flew inches past the post before Okuonghae finally put the Us ahead on 25 minutes.
Wordsworth's corner kick fizzed through a crowded box and Okuonghae ran onto it to drill a fierce first-time shot low past keeper David Martin from 15 yards.
The Dons seized control after the break and Danny Woodards' close-range flick was blocked on the goal-line by Andy Bond, while Dean Lewington headed wide from nine yards.
Vincent almost doubled Colchester's lead when he lashed a 25-yard shot against the crossbar.
But Balanta equalised for the Dons when he ran at Us full-back John White and exquisitely curled the ball past keeper Mark Cousins from 22 yards.
Vincent and substitutes Kayode Odejayi and Liam Henderson all went close to winning it for Colchester in a frantic finale.
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