MK Dons manager Paul Ince thought his side were fortunate to take all three points from their 1-0 victory at Grimsby Town.
The win cemented the Dons' place in the automatic promotion spots, but Ince was unimpressed by his team's performance at Blundell Park.
He said: "We could easily have come away with just one point. It's not easy coming here, they're a good side and we needed to come here and grind out a result.
"They had a couple of chances in the last five minutes but, on the balance of play, we were by far the better side.
"In the last five minutes they could easily have got a point out of the game. Things like that can happen."