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Lee Holmes replaces Alec Chamberlain.
A goal is scored by Peter Leven from close range to the top left corner of the goal. Milton Keynes Dons 2-0 Southampton.The assist for the goal came from Dean Lewington.
Corner taken by Peter Leven, clearance by Richard Lambert.
Foul by Peter Leven on Morgan Schneiderlin, free kick awarded. Aaron Wilbraham on for Sean O'Hanlon. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.
Corner taken by Jason Puncheon.
The offside flag is raised against Jermaine Easter. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.
Peter Leven takes the outswinging corner, Morgan Schneiderlin manages to make a clearance.
Angelo Balanta finds the net with a goal from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Milton Keynes Dons 1-0 Southampton.Jermaine Easter provided the assist for the goal.
The referee blows for offside. Danny Butterfield restarts play with the free kick.
Paul Wotton on for David Connolly.
Jason Puncheon takes a short corner.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Butterfield on Angelo Balanta. Dean Lewington takes the direct free kick.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Jason Puncheon played to the near post, clearance by Luke Chadwick.
Angelo Balanta on for Dietmar Hamann.
Morgan Schneiderlin concedes a free kick for a foul on Jermaine Easter. The referee cautions Morgan Schneiderlin for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Sean O'Hanlon.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Easter by Jason Puncheon. Peter Leven takes the free kick.
Foul by Morgan Schneiderlin on Luke Chadwick, free kick awarded. Luke Chadwick takes the free kick.
Dan Harding gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Luke Chadwick. Peter Leven sends in a cross, Header from deep inside the area by Jermaine Easter goes harmlessly over the crossbar.
Jabo Ibehre fouled by Jose Fonte, the ref awards a free kick. Dean Lewington takes the direct free kick.
Dan Harding fouled by Luke Chadwick, the ref awards a free kick. Luke Chadwick receives a yellow card. Kelvin Davis takes the free kick.
Luke Chadwick is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.
Shot from 12 yards by Lewis Guy. Kelvin Davis makes a save.
Shot by Morgan Schneiderlin from outside the box goes over the target.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Luke Chadwick by Danny Butterfield. Free kick crossed by Peter Leven.
Jason Puncheon decides to take a short corner.
Richard Lambert takes a shot. Save by David Martin.
Unfair challenge on Jabo Ibehre by Daniel Seaborne results in a free kick. Peter Leven crosses the ball in from the free kick, save by Kelvin Davis.
Morgan Schneiderlin takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Save by David Martin.
The offside flag is raised against Jermaine Easter. Indirect free kick taken by Kelvin Davis.
Dean Lewington concedes a free kick for a foul on David Connolly. Free kick crossed by Jason Puncheon, clearance by Dietmar Hamann.
Jose Fonte gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jermaine Easter. A cross is delivered by Peter Leven, Header from deep inside the area by Mathias Doumbe goes over the bar.
Jabo Ibehre is brought on as a substitute for Sam Baldock.
The referee blows for offside. Indirect free kick taken by Mathias Doumbe.
Effort from outside the area by Jason Puncheon goes wide right of the goal.
Unfair challenge on Dean Lewington by David Connolly results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by David Martin.
Foul by Sean O'Hanlon on Morgan Schneiderlin, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Morgan Schneiderlin.
Morgan Schneiderlin fouled by Sean O'Hanlon, the ref awards a free kick. Morgan Schneiderlin restarts play with the free kick.
Jason Puncheon takes a outswinging corner from the left by-line played to the near post, Luke Chadwick manages to make a clearance.
The match gets underway.
The ref blows to signal half-time.
The referee gets the second half underway.
The referee blows his whistle to end the game.
Lewington back for Dons
MK Dons captain Dean Lewington returns as Karl Robinson's side host Southampton in Nigel Adkins' first game in charge.
Lewington missed the 2-0 defeat at Brighton on Saturday thanks to a one-match ban but will come straight back in at left-back against the Saints.
Striker Aaron Wilbraham will be back on the bench as he prepares to make his first appearance of the season since injuring his back in pre-season.
Summer signing Gary Mackenzie is still waiting for his debut as he recovers from an injury sustained in the summer but may be back in the squad for the weekend.
Luke Howell could recover from a dead leg but Jude Stirling rests his groin injury and Stephen Gleeson is still absent as he recovers from a muscle injury.
Saints boss Adkins will be without Lee Barnard and Adam Lallana.
Striker Barnard misses out as he serves the final instalment of a three-match ban for his sending-off against Swindon in the Johnstone's Paint Trophy.
Midfielder Lallana faces around six weeks on the sidelines after undergoing an operation on his injured knee and will not be back until the end of October.
Summer signing Frazer Richardson is still recovering from a dislocated shoulder but hopes to finally make his debut some time next month.
Fellow injury victims Dan Seaborne (foot) and Lee Holmes (groin) remain doubtful.
Adkins will be hoping to inspire a change in fortunes, with Saints having lost all three games since former boss Alan Pardew was sacked last month.
Dons spoil Adkins' night
Nigel Adkins' reign as Southampton boss got off to a losing start as MK Dons scored twice late on to snatch a 2-0 victory.
Substitute Angelo Balanta's neat 72nd-minute finish and Peter Leven's close-range strike maintained the Dons' 100% home record and condemed Saints to a fourth straight defeat.
Southampton dominated the first half and Morgan Schneiderlin twice stung the palms of keeper David Martin from long range before he blasted a 25-yard volley just wide.
Martin also tipped over an audacious angled half-volley from Rickie Lambert, who was narrowly off-target with two other efforts.
But the Dons seized control after the break and after substitute Jabo Ibehre had headed just wide, Balanta put them ahead when he superbly controlled Dean Lewington's lofted pass in the box and flicked the ball past Kelvin Davis and in off the post.
Sean O'Hanlon headed Leven's corner against the crossbar before Leven sealed the win two minutes from the end, hooking in the rebound from close range after his initial shot had been parried by Davis.
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