There’s no place like home - Robbo

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AFTER getting over the disappointment of a 2-2 draw with Sheffield Wednesday, Karl Robinson says he cannot wait to return to stadium:mk on Saturday.

Dons have been on a good run of late, enjoying the most successful January in recent seasons, and their away day blues which marred the first five months of the League One campaign look a thing of the past with the side now unbeaten in five on the road.

In 2011 Dons have collected fours wins, three draws and just two defeats, leaving them sitting relatively pretty in seventh position in the table, with three clubs all level on 44 points - Oldham in sixth place and Charlton fifth directly above Robinson’s men.

But the Dons boss maintains that he doesn’t even look at the table, and instead declared that come May, his side will be where they deserve to be.

“It really is not something I look at or study,” he said. “When you do that you spend too much time concentrating on other results and not enough on your own football.

“At the end of the campaign we’ll count up what we’ve got and we will be where we should be. We’re just concentrating on the next game.”

And that next game comes on Saturday against Johnstone’s Paint Trophy finalists Brentford, who booked a trip to Wembley on Monday after an aggregate win over Exeter City. And the Dons boss has a warning for the Bees as his side return home after three weeks away.

“We’re going to be tough to contain in the opening 20 minutes,” said Robinson.

“The way we’ve been playing recently, and the advantage of playing at home on our decent pitch, we’re going to be really difficult to cope with.”