FM Preview: Milton Keynes Dons v Doncaster Rovers 05 Mar 2013

Footymad preview History of the Milton Keynes Dons v Doncaster Rovers fixture

Milton Keynes Dons play host to Doncaster Rovers at stadium:mk on Tuesday evening, needing to improve on a poor record between the sides. The visitors have won 3 of the 6 previous games, with the Dons winning just 2.

The last time the two teams met at Milton Keynes Dons was back in December 2005, over five years ago, with Doncaster Rovers inflicting a narrow 2-3 defeat upon the Dons in a League One match.

Recent encounters between the teams

Season Date Team Result Team Comp
2012/2013 Tue 12 Feb Doncaster Rvs. 0 - 0 Milton Keynes League One
2005/2006 Sat 10 Dec Milton Keynes 2-3 Doncaster Rvs. League One
2005/2006 Tue 09 Aug Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 1 Milton Keynes League One
2004/2005 Sun 26 Dec Doncaster Rvs. 3 - 0 Milton Keynes League One
2004/2005 Sat 11 Sep Milton Keynes 0 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. League One
1981/1982 Fri 29 Jan Doncaster Rvs. 1 - 3 Wimbledon Third Division
1981/1982 Sat 19 Sep Wimbledon 0 - 1 Doncaster Rvs. Third Division

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Recent respective form guides

Milton Keynes Dons's poor home run has seen them win just 1 and draw 2 of the last six. While Dons have scored 7, a worringly large 11 have been leaked at the other end.

Doncaster Rovers's away form is none too clever either, tasting just one defeat in their last six, and picking up four good wins. The games have constituted a decent return of 10 goals for the Rovers, and 3 goals against.

Milton Keynes Dons see themselves just below half way in the npower League One, showing a record of 47 points from their 33 games played so far,

Doncaster Rovers are leading the way in the npower League One, with their 35 games giving them a return of 65 points.

Current overall team form

Team P W D L F A P
Milton Keynes Dons 6 0 4 2 5 9 4
Doncaster Rovers 6 2 3 1 8 5 9

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FootyMad's prediction ...

Nothing seems to be going right for the Dons at home recently, and we can see no immediate turn around in fortunes as the Rovers come away with an easy victory. Away win

Sequence statistics

Team Sequences
Milton Keynes Dons Failed to win in previous 3 home matches.
Drawn each of their last 3 games.
Not won in the 8 most recent games.
Doncaster Rovers 6 games since last defeat.

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