[ 2 Mar 21 ] GILLS v MK Dons Match Thread

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Man of the Match

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Jack Bonham
Ryan Jackson
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Jack Tucker
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Robbie Cundy
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Connor Ogilvie
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Stuart O'Keefe
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Kyle Dempsey
Tom O'Connor
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Jordan Graham
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Olly Lee (1)
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[ 2 Mar 21 ] GILLS v MK Dons Match Thread

Postby Garawa » Sat Feb 27, 2021 1:53 pm

- The last draw between the Gills and MK Dons came at Priestfield back in March 2010. The 10 meetings since have witnessed 5 wins for the Gills and 5 for the Dons.
- The Gills won the last meeting with MK Dons at Priestfield 3-1. In the last 5 meetings, the Dons won the other 4.
- MK Dons won 4 of their opening 19 league matches but have won 7 of the 12 played since including 4 of their last 6 on the road.
- MK Don's opening 10 away league games saw them score a total of 8 goals. The 6 since has seen 13 goals including twice scoring 4 in 4-1 wins at Swindon and Rochdale.
- MK Dons were the only side in League 1 to have had an 100% record after scoring the first goal. They only scored first in 9 games but had won all of them until a 97th minute Oxford equaliser on Saturday.

18.00 Kick Off [ 4 - 4 - 1 - 1 ]

GOAL! Gillingham 0-1 MK Dons: Grigg
MK Dons have scored first previously 5 times away in the league and won all 5. The Gills have conceded first previously 7 times at home and lost all 7.

Penalty! O'Keefe's header results in a handball.

GOAL! Gillingham 1-1 MK Dons: Graham (pen)

MK Dons calls for penalty after a player goes down in the box goes ignored.

GOAL! Gillingham 2-1 MK Dons: Oliver

Lee, under great pressure from defenders, finds Graham in the box who shoots narrowly wide.

GOAL! Gillingham 2-2 MK Dons: O'Hora

18.52 Half time 2-2

The second half kicks off.

Cameron Jerome forces a good save from Bonham.

Olly Lee has a ferocious shot at goal which the 'keeper gets finger tips to to send just over the bar.

GOAL! Gillingham 3-2 MK Dons: Ogilvie

A swirling shot is tipped over the bar by Bonham.

19.58 FULL TIME 3-2

Attendance: 0 (0)
Position: 14th
Referee: Sam Purkiss
Match highlights: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5-OeaFksHbQ
BBC Match Report: https://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/56163919
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Re: [ 2 Mar 21 ] GILLS v MK Dons Match Thread

Postby Kent_UckyFriedGills » Thu Mar 04, 2021 5:48 pm

A funny game,but a good win! We seemed to start very passive,and we stood off them.They had 55 passes before Grigg fired in on 4 minutes.It felt like it would be a long night,but we woke up and equalised from the spot through Graham.Just before H/T Oliver found himself one on one and finished well to put us 2-1 ahead.Unfortunately deep into first half stoppage time MK Dons equalised to make it 2-2.

The conditions deteriorated with thick fog,and luckily we managed to find a winner when Jackson’s Long throw found Ogilvie to smash it in for 3-2.We saw the game out well to get three decent points and go above them in the table.They had 79% possession,and over 700 passes,but they didn’t bombard our goal.Our long style was the winner on the night this time.
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Re: [ 2 Mar 21 ] GILLS v MK Dons Match Thread

Postby gillsfan1066 » Thu Mar 04, 2021 10:29 pm

Three lovely jubbly points and we climb the table to find ourselves in....(drum roll) ........ 14th place, one spot ahead of where we have been for the last 5 years .What the hell is going on here,is Mr Garawa doing the tables for the FA ?
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