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Stadium:MK (ATT 7,656) 4th September 2010 - Kick off 12:15 Ref: C Pawson

MK Dons Milton Keynes Dons vs Hartlepool United Hartlepool

MK Dons 1

L Guy (77)
D Lewington (S/O 84)

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Lewis is the Guy for Dons

Substitute earns 1-0 win

Last Updated: 04/09/10 2:57pm

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Guy: Winning goal

Guy: Winning goal

Lewis Guy climbed off the bench to score a late winner for 10-man MK Dons as they beat Hartlepool 1-0.

Guy converted Sam Baldock's cross 13 minutes from the end to break Pools' stubborn resistance, before Dean Lewington saw red in the 84th minute for a professional foul.

Dons striker Jermaine Easter missed the only clear chance of a low-key first half when he was denied one-on-one by keeper Scott Flinders, after Luke Chadwick's perfect pass had sent him clear.

Angelo Balanta drilled a left-foot shot narrowly wide from distance for the hosts, while Baldock mis-cued when well placed from Danny Woodards' cross.

The Dons continued to dominate after the break but they struggled to create openings until substitute Guy volleyed Baldock's cross into the top corner from eight yards in the 77th minute.

Lewington was given his marching orders six minutes from the end for hauling down Antony Sweeney as he broke through on goal.

Hartlepool piled forward in search of an equaliser in the dying minutes but Sweeney and substitute Colin Larkin missed from close range as the Dons hung on for a fourth straight home win.

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Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 33 70
2 Milton Keynes Dons 33 62
3 Preston North End 32 62
4 Swindon Town 33 61
5 Sheffield United 32 53
6 Doncaster Rovers 33 48
7 Chesterfield 33 45
8 Bradford City 32 45
9 Port Vale 33 45
10 Peterborough United 33 44
11 Fleetwood Town 33 44
12 Barnsley 33 44
13 Oldham Athletic 32 43
14 Gillingham 33 42
15 Rochdale 31 41
16 Walsall 33 41
17 Scunthorpe United 32 41
18 Crewe Alexandra 33 39
19 Notts County 32 38
20 Coventry City 32 36
21 Leyton Orient 32 35
22 Colchester United 33 34
23 Crawley Town 33 34
24 Yeovil Town 33 30

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