Sibson snatches it late

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A last gasp Mark Sibson goal saw Milton Keynes snatch a 2-1 win at home to Oxford Hawks 3s.

MK, who came into the game having dropped only two points in all home games this season, were keen to keep pushing for promotion and started brightly.

Despite all the action taking place in the Hawks half, the home side couldn’t must up any clear cut chances in the opening 10 minutes.

The visitors began to calve out opportunities for themselves, but MK keeper Jason Evans kept them out.

With five minutes left of the half, MK took the lead. Midfielder Paul King coolly slipped the ball past the on-rushing Hawks keeper.

After the break the visitors began to pile the pressure on MK who dropped further back in their own half, which only invited more pressure on the defence. That pressure finally took its toll and they drew level courtesy of a well worked short corner.

This seemed to jolt Milton Keynes back into life and they started to pile on the pressure on the Hawks defence.

And with seconds left, a hopeful cross D ball found Sibson at the back post and the midfielder slammed it home to earn MK the win.