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Stadium:mk (ATT 7,385) 15th February 2014 - Kick off 15:00

MK Dons Milton Keynes Dons vs Oldham Athletic Oldham

MK Dons 2

S Carruthers (49)
B Reeves (90+2)

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Oldham 1

A Lockwood (37)
G Kusunga (S/O 66)

Reeves strikes late to lift Dons

Last Updated: 15/02/14 6:32pm

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Ben Reeves: Snatched the points

Ben Reeves: Snatched the points

Ben Reeves struck in stoppage time as MK Dons came from behind to snatch a 2-1 win against Oldham to rekindle their play-off hopes.

It had looked like the Dons would have to settle for a point after Samir Carruthers' equaliser, but Reeves' late intervention has lifted them to within seven points of sixth-placed Peterborough.

Oldham took the lead after 37 minutes when Gary Harkins' chipped cross from the left was flicked into the far corner by the head of Adam Lockwood.

Carruthers gave his side the lift they needed early in the second half when he rode two challenges and side-stepped a third before finishing into the bottom corner.

Reeves then came within a whisker of putting the Dons ahead when his low shot from the edge of the penalty area came back off the far post.

The Latics were reduced to 10 men when Genseric Kusunga was shown a second yellow card and they just failed to hold out as Mark Oxley pushed Carruthers' cross into the path of Reeves, who tapped into an empty net.

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Table

Sky Bet League 1

Sky Bet League 1
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bristol City 34 73
2 Preston North End 33 63
3 Milton Keynes Dons 34 62
4 Swindon Town 34 61
5 Sheffield United 33 53
6 Doncaster Rovers 34 49
7 Chesterfield 34 48
8 Bradford City 33 48
9 Peterborough United 34 47
10 Barnsley 34 47
11 Oldham Athletic 33 46
12 Gillingham 34 45
13 Port Vale 34 45
14 Fleetwood Town 34 45
15 Rochdale 32 44
16 Walsall 34 44
17 Scunthorpe United 33 42
18 Notts County 33 41
19 Crewe Alexandra 34 39
20 Coventry City 33 36
21 Leyton Orient 33 35
22 Colchester United 34 34
23 Crawley Town 34 34
24 Yeovil Town 34 30