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Adam Johnson scores a right footed goal. Sunderland 4-2 Milton Keynes Dons.
Free kick taken by Vito Mannone.
Free kick taken by Ian McLoughlin.
Sebastian Larsson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Stephen Gleeson.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Sebastian Larsson.
Free kick taken by Jack Colback.
Alan Smith gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Charis Mavrias.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Jason Banton.
Connor Wickham scores a right footed goal. Sunderland 3-2 Milton Keynes Dons.Assist by Jozy Altidore.
Ian McLoughlin restarts play with the free kick.
Jon Otsemobor fouled by Charis Mavrias, the ref awards a free kick.
Ian McLoughlin booked for unsporting behaviour.
Connor Wickham slots the ball right footed into the goal. Sunderland 2-2 Milton Keynes Dons.Assist on the goal came from Ondrej Celustka.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Stephen Gleeson.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Shaun Williams.
Alan Smith restarts play with the free kick.
Izale McLeod leaves the field to be replaced by Luke Chadwick.
Valentin Roberge concedes a free kick for a foul on Izale McLeod.
George Baldock restarts play with the free kick.
David Vaughan concedes a free kick for a foul on Alan Smith.
Jozy Altidore slots the ball right footed into the goal. Sunderland 1-2 Milton Keynes Dons.Assist by Sebastian Larsson.
Stephen Gleeson fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick which goes left of the net.
Valentin Roberge concedes a free kick for a foul on Stephen Gleeson.
Jason Banton takes a shot. Vito Mannone safely holds on.
Jack Colback takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by George Baldock on Jack Colback.
Corner taken by Sebastian Larsson.
Adam Johnson takes the chance to get an effort at goal.
Jozy Altidore takes a shot and goes over the bar.
Jon Otsemobor replaces Patrick Bamford.
Jason Banton is brought on as a substitute for Samir Carruthers.
Patrick Bamford takes a shot and missed to the right of the target.
David Moberg Karlsson leaves the field to be replaced by Charis Mavrias.
Shaun Williams takes the free kick.
Valentin Roberge gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Izale McLeod.
Sebastian Larsson comes on in place of Adilson Cabral.
Free kick taken by George Baldock.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Jack Colback on Patrick Bamford.
Shot by Ondrej Celustka missed to the left of the target.
Shaun Williams crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Jack Colback concedes a free kick for a foul on George Baldock.
Connor Wickham has an effort at goal and missed to the right of the net.
Jack Colback crosses the ball.
Izale McLeod scores a right footed goal. Sunderland 0-2 Milton Keynes Dons.
Stephen Gleeson restarts play with the free kick.
Connor Wickham on for Dong-Won Ji.
Patrick Bamford crosses the ball.
Bamidele Alli has an effort at goal.
Stephen Gleeson has an effort at goal and missed to the left of the goal.
Free kick taken by Stephen Gleeson.
Free kick awarded for a foul by David Vaughan on Izale McLeod.
Jozy Altidore takes the chance to get an effort at goal and strikes the post.
Valentin Roberge manages to make a clearance.
David Vaughan gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Alan Smith.
Shaun Williams produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick. Vito Mannone catches the ball.
Stephen Gleeson takes the free kick.
Foul by Valentin Roberge on Alan Smith, free kick awarded.
Shot by Jack Colback went over the bar.
Shaun Williams manages to make a clearance.
Antony Kay takes the free kick.
Jozy Altidore challenges Bamidele Alli unfairly and gives away a free kick.
David Moberg Karlsson crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Booking for George Baldock for unsporting behaviour.
George Baldock concedes a free kick for a foul on Jozy Altidore.
Free kick taken by Adilson Cabral.
George Baldock challenges David Moberg Karlsson unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Jack Colback takes a shot and went wide right of the goal.
Centre by Adam Johnson.
David Vaughan restarts play with the free kick.
Stephen Gleeson concedes a free kick for a foul on Dong-Won Ji.
Izale McLeod takes a shot and went wide of the right hand post.
Jozy Altidore has a direct shot on goal from the free kick. Ian McLoughlin catches the ball.
Izale McLeod is ruled offside.
The ball is swung over by Adam Johnson.
Clearance made by Vito Mannone.
John O'Shea challenges Izale McLeod unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Patrick Bamford is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.
Patrick Bamford gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Jack Colback.
Patrick Bamford slots the ball left footed into the goal. Sunderland 0-1 Milton Keynes Dons.Assist on the goal came from Bamidele Alli.
Free kick taken by Valentin Roberge.
Shaun Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Bamidele Alli by Jozy Altidore.
Valentin Roberge fouled by Izale McLeod, the ref awards a free kick.
Ondrej Celustka restarts play with the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Dong-Won Ji by Shaun Williams results in a free kick.
Di Canio looks for more signings
Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio is desperate to prolong his summer spending spree as he targets further signings during the remaining days of the transfer window.
The Italian has already brought 11 new faces into the Stadium of Light since the end of last season, but having seen his new-look side struggle to score goals in their opening two Barclays Premier League fixtures, is hoping the recruitment drive does not end there.
Striker Steven Fletcher is currently working his way back to match fitness after ankle surgery and his return will provide a major boost, but Di Canio is still without a specialist left-back and is keen to add a midfield enforcer to the ranks.
The Black Cats have been heavily linked with Swansea's South Korea international Ki Sung-yeung, and while the manager declined to be drawn on names as he prepared for Tuesday night's Capital One Cup second-round clash with MK Dons, he admitted he was keeping his fingers crossed.
Di Canio said: "I don't mention names, but it is obvious that someone has to join us in the next few days.
"We still have six, seven days. I don't want to lose my energy on this because we have a game tomorrow and a game on Saturday.
"The club is working, we know this, and I am waiting for the time that some players join us."
In the meantime, Di Canio and his players will focus their attention on negotiating a path through a potentially tricky cup tie to progress in a competition the 45-year-old places on a par with the club's Premier League commitments.
He said: "I you want to build a winning mentality, it goes in line with the league. It's very, very important.
"It's obvious that from a company point of view, to maintain the league is crucial.
"To have life, not in terms of the economic situation, but in terms of results, in terms of delivering a winning mentality, we have to take every competition seriously with maximum effort and determination, otherwise we are never going to change the mentality.
"Obviously, you can lose, you can win, you can draw, but we can see if there is desire in facing MK Dons like we have to do against Manchester City.
"If we can change this mentality, we are going to be okay for the future also in the league because a winning habit is very important."
Di Canio has no fresh injury concerns for the tie.
Left-back Jack Colback limped off early in the second half at Southampton, but, while remaining coy, the Italian insisted he had no fitness problems other than Steven Fletcher (ankle) and Wes Brown (knee).
MK Dons' young players are expected to get another chance to impress.
As they were for the first-round win over Northampton, the likes of Tom Flanagan, Brendan Galloway, Dele Alli and George Baldock are all thought to be in the squad that has travelled to the north east. Goalkeeper Ian McLoughlin is also likely to deputise for David Martin between the posts at the Stadium of Light.
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