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Molineux Stadium (ATT 17,142) 14th December 2013 - Kick off 15:00

Wolves Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Milton Keynes Dons MK Dons

Wolves 0

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MK Dons 2

P Bamford (31)
B Reeves (50)

Bamford double sinks Wolves

Last Updated: 14/12/13 6:46pm

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Patrick Bamford: Bagged a brace

Patrick Bamford: Bagged a brace

MK Dons striker Patrick Bamford continued his run of form in front of goal to help send Wolves crashing to a 2-0 defeat at Molineux.

Bamford, 20, on-loan from Chelsea, took his goal tally to 14 for the season with a neat 31st-minute finish before Ben Reeves made the game safe with a stunning 20-yard strike at the start of the second-half.

The win ended a run of five successive away defeats for the Dons and was only their second victory in seven league games after a fun of five losses in six matches.

Reeves' strike also sentenced Wolves to back-to-back defeats for the first time this season to stall their automatic promotion push following a toothless display.

Bamford, who joined Chelsea from Nottingham Forest in January last year for a fee in the region of B£1.5million, had been denied by Wolves goalkeeper Carl Ikeme in just the second minute of the game but he made no mistake when presented with another opportunity.

He ghosted into the right-hand side of the area after being picked out by a pass from Samir Carruthers and rolled his angled shot past Ikeme.

Wolves boss Kenny Jackett took off his leading scorers Leigh Griffiths and Bakary Sako at half-time and replaced them with Liam McAlinden and Michael Jacobs.

But they never really got a chance to try and influence the game after Reeves struck with a curling, long-range drive in the 50th minute.

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Sky Bet League 1
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1 Swindon Town 26 54
2 Bristol City 25 54
3 Milton Keynes Dons 25 51
4 Preston North End 26 47
5 Rochdale 25 37
6 Fleetwood Town 27 37
7 Bradford City 25 36
8 Sheffield United 24 36
9 Chesterfield 25 35
10 Notts County 26 35
11 Doncaster Rovers 25 35
12 Port Vale 27 35
13 Peterborough United 26 34
14 Oldham Athletic 25 34
15 Walsall 26 33
16 Gillingham 27 31
17 Coventry City 27 30
18 Barnsley 25 29
19 Scunthorpe United 23 29
20 Crewe Alexandra 26 29
21 Colchester United 26 27
22 Leyton Orient 26 26
23 Yeovil Town 27 25
24 Crawley Town 26 24