MK Dons 1 Sunderland 2 RECAP: Big win for the Black Cats after Ross Stewart and Elliot Embleton goals at Stadium MK

Sunderland won their second League One game of the season after beating MK Dons 2-1 at Stadium MK.

Ross Stewart put the Black Cats ahead three minutes before half-time, before Elliot Embleton added a second shortly after the interval.

Tottenham loanee Troy Parrott pulled a goal back for the hosts while Lynden Gooch saw a penalty saved by Dons goalkeeper Andrew Fisher.

Despite some late pressure Lee Johnson’s side hung on to claim a valuable three points – here’s how the match unfolded:

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RECAP: MK Dons 1 (Parrott, 56) Sunderland 2 (Stewart, 42) (Embleton, 52)

Last updated: Saturday, 14 August, 2021, 17:57

Key Events

  • Sunderland XI: Burge, Winchester, Flanagan, Doyle, Cirkin, Evans (Pritchard, 62), Neil, Gooch, McGeady, Embleton, Stewart
  • Subs: Patterson, Wright, Taylor, Hawkes, Pritchard, O’Brien
  • MK Dons XI: Fisher, Darling, O’Hora, Jules, Harvie, Watson, Robson, Twine, O’Riley, Eisa, Parrott
  • Subs: Ravioli, Lewington, Brown, Martin, Baldwin, McEachran, Boateng
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Some important saves from Burge

Full-time thoughts from Stadium MK

FULL-TIME: SUNDERLAND WIN

90+4’ Martin’s shot straight at Burge

Another effort on target for the hosts.

90+2’ Stewart flashes a shot wide

Close from the Sunderland striker but his low shot across goal was off target.

Seven minutes added time!

87’ Final change for MK Dons

86’ Second change for MK Dons

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