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The League One tie at LNER Stadium on Tuesday will see hosts Lincoln City take to the field against opponents MK Dons.
Our Lincoln City v MK Dons predictions, statistics and match poll can be seen below including the latest game odds.
Lincoln City won’t want a repeat of their last result here following the 2-1 League One loss in their previous game against Oxford United.
The only scorer from Lincoln City was Anthony Scully (4'). Anthony Forde (29') and Matty Taylor (57') scored for Oxford United.
It’s been a rare occasion in recent games that Lincoln City have shown defensive steel. The reality is that The Red Imps have seen their defence breached in 5 of their previous 6 matches, letting in 9 goals in the process.
Looking at their past form shows that Lincoln City:
- haven't lost in the league to MK Dons in their last 2 games.
- are without a home win in the past 2 matches in the league.
After tasting defeat last time out to Crewe Alexandra in League One competition, MK Dons and their travelling supporters will be hoping that they can get a better result in this one.
Mikael Mandron (15', 20') scored for Crewe Alexandra.
The numbers tell their own story, and MK Dons have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 7 goals in total. At the back, The Dons have not been doing too well. It will be interesting to find out if that trend can be continued on in this game.
Coming into this fixture, MK Dons have not emerged victorious against Lincoln City when they've played them away from home in the last 2 matches in the league.
Head to head
Looking at their prior head to head clashes dating back to 04/04/2008 shows us that Lincoln City have won 3 of them & MK Dons 2, with the number of drawn matches standing at 1.
A total of 16 goals were scored between the two sides throughout the course of those matches, with 9 of them for The Red Imps and 7 being from The Dons. That’s an average goals per game figure of 2.67.
The previous league encounter featuring these clubs was League One match day 2 on 19/09/2020 which ended up with the score at MK Dons 1-2 Lincoln City.
The referee was Brett Huxtable.
Team News: Lincoln City
Lincoln City boss Michael Appleton has no fitness concerns whatsoever coming into this clash with a fully healthy squad available for selection.
Team News: MK Dons
Thanks to a largely healthy squad, there is only the one fitness worry for the MK Dons gaffer Russell Martin to be concerned with. Ben Gladwin (Knee Injury) won’t be playing here.
It’s looking like MK Dons and Lincoln City should play out a closely-fought contest here.
It’s looking like it could well end up as a draw. With that in mind, we reckon that it will be a very close game with a 1-1 score after 90 minutes.
Our expert partners are tipping over 1.5 goals for this match. Check out their VIP predictions here.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: LNER Stadium (10,120)
Captain: Liam Bridcutt
Chairman: Clive Nates
Manager: Michael Appleton
Competitions: League One position 6
🔑 Key Player: Anthony Scully
Usually used in the Right Attacking Midfielder position, Anthony Scully was born in London, England. Having played his first senior match for Lincoln City in the 2020 - 2021 season, the talented Midfielder has struck 7 league goals in this League One 2020 - 2021 season to date coming from a total of 31 appearances.