MK Dons - Where it all went wrong: Pt5

Blackburn Rovers midfielder on loan from Sunderland, Jordi Gomez (14)  scores the winning goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Milton Keynes Dons at Ewood Park, Blackburn, England on 27 February 2016. Photo by Simon Davies. PSI-1619-0063
Blackburn Rovers midfielder on loan from Sunderland, Jordi Gomez (14) scores the winning goal during the Sky Bet Championship match between Blackburn Rovers and Milton Keynes Dons at Ewood Park, Blackburn, England on 27 February 2016. Photo by Simon Davies. PSI-1619-0063

After MK Dons’ relegation from the Championship on Saturday, the Citizen looks back at key dates and reasons behind their return to League 1.

Part 5: February 27, 2016 - Blackburn 3-2 MK Dons

Jordi Gomez’s superb free kick three minutes into stoppage time to give Blackburn Rovers a 3-2 win over MK Dons at Ewood Park.

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It meant Dons slipped to just three points above the relegation zone, and the drop was a considerable threat.

Just five days earlier, Dons conceded a late Nahki Wells goal as Huddersfield snatched a draw at stadium:mk. A win there would have seen Dons move eight points clear of the relegation battle, while hanging on at Ewood Park would certainly have added to their survival chances.