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Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Andy Bond by Ryan Lowe. Luke Murphy takes the direct free kick.
Scott Allan has an effort at goal from outside the penalty box which goes wide right of the target.
Mathias Pogba concedes a free kick for a foul on David Martin. David Martin takes the free kick.
Darren Potter concedes a free kick for a foul on Byron Moore. Direct free kick taken by Andy Bond.
Adam Chicksen takes a shot. Save by Alan Martin.
Luke Murphy fouled by Darren Potter, the ref awards a free kick. Harry Davis restarts play with the free kick.
Corner taken by Dean Bowditch, Dean Lewington takes a shot. Save by Alan Martin.
Centre by Byron Moore, Effort from deep inside the area by Mathias Pogba misses to the right of the goal.
Charlie MacDonald goes off and Ryan Lowe comes on.
Foul by Byron Moore on David Martin, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by David Martin.
Dean Lewington crosses the ball, Mark Ellis makes a clearance.
Oliver Turton comes on in place of Matt Tootle.
Scott Allan takes a shot from just outside the penalty area which clears the crossbar.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Ryan Colclough by Darren Potter. Luke Murphy crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by David Martin.
Ryan Colclough replaces Max Clayton.
Byron Moore sends in a cross.
The ball is delivered by Luke Chadwick.
Short corner taken by Luke Murphy from the left by-line.
Charlie MacDonald produces a right-footed shot from outside the box and misses left.
Byron Moore challenges Adam Chicksen unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Adam Chicksen.
Corner taken right-footed by Dean Bowditch, Darren Potter produces a header from deep inside the six-yard box which goes wide of the right-hand post.
Dean Bowditch takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, clearance made by Gregor Robertson.
Dean Bowditch takes a shot. Save made by Alan Martin.
Stephen Gleeson concedes a free kick for a foul on Byron Moore. Luke Murphy crosses the ball in from the free kick, Luke Chadwick manages to make a clearance.
A cross is delivered by Luke Chadwick, Harry Davis makes a clearance.
The referee blows for offside against Ajay Leitch-Smith. Indirect free kick taken by David Martin.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Andy Bond on Luke Chadwick. Stephen Gleeson takes the direct free kick.
The ball is sent over by Gregor Robertson, Headed effort on goal by Max Clayton from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.
The ball is swung over by Dean Bowditch, save by Alan Martin.
Charlie MacDonald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Mark Ellis. Direct free kick taken by Alan Martin.
Max Clayton is penalised for handball and concedes a free kick. Free kick taken by Antony Kay.
The official flags Charlie MacDonald offside. Alan Martin takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Charlie MacDonald by Luke Murphy. Direct free kick taken by Stephen Gleeson.
Dean Lewington crosses the ball, clearance made by Harry Davis.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Max Clayton by Shaun Williams. Direct free kick taken by Luke Murphy.
The ball is crossed by Dean Bowditch, Charlie MacDonald finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Milton Keynes Dons 1-0 Crewe.Assist by Dean Bowditch.
Outswinging corner taken by Dean Bowditch.
Luke Chadwick takes a shot. Harry Davis gets a block in.
Adam Chicksen crosses the ball, save by Alan Martin.
The ball is crossed by Adam Chicksen.
Centre by Dean Bowditch, Kelvin Mellor makes a clearance.
Martin back between the sticks
David Martin is expected to return in goal for MK Dons when Crewe visit stadium:mk.
Ian McLoughlin made his first start for the club against Sunderland in the Capital One Cup on Tuesday night as Martin missed out through illness. However, Martin should train on Friday and be available against the Alex.
Full-back Jon Otsemobor has trained after illness also ruled him out of the third-round tie against the Black Cats.
Defender Gary MacKenzie (groin) and midfielder Jimmy Bullard (knee) were the other players absent in midweek and they remain doubts.
Manager Karl Robinson has quickly turned his focus back to league matters after the disappointment of losing 2-0 to Sunderland, who played for almost an hour with 10 men following Lee Cattermole's first-half red card.
"Not many people remember giant killers - what people remember are champions," said Robinson. "That's our goal this year. That's what we want to be remembered for, not beating Sunderland.
"If you beat a Premier League team, you go on to the next one. But championships don't come along often, and that's what we're fighting to do. We're so driven to get success at this club."
Abdul Osman is Crewe's main injury concern.
The midfielder is suffering with an ankle injury that could see him miss the Dons clash and the midweek visit of Oldham.
Alex are boosted by the news that several players are back in training, with striker Mathias Pogba in contention after a six-game absence with a knee injury.
Goalkeeper Steve Phillips has been out all season with a knee injury but he is closing in on a return to action after resuming training recently.
However, Michael West (Achilles) remains sidelined and fellow midfielder Chuks Aneke, on-loan from Arsenal, serves the final match of his three-game ban.
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