Dons were due a big scoreline as they hit five past Swindon

MK Dons 5-0 Swindon Town

Saturday, 24th April 2021, 8:07 pm
Updated Saturday, 24th April 2021, 8:10 pm
Scott Fraser netted Dons' second of the afternoon from the penalty spot

MK Dons biggest league win of the season was a long time coming but was something they had threatened to do on occasions this season, according to Russell Martin.

Will Grigg netted four times and Scott Fraser scored his 14th of the season from the penalty spot as Dons sent Swindon down to League Two with a 5-0 thrashing.

Such was Dons' control of the game, they could have won by an even bigger margin of victory as Andrew Surman had an effort blocked on the line and fired one over the top, Ethan Laird's header was turned onto the bar and Charlie Brown also came close inside the six yard box.

"We've threatened that a few times," said the manager afterwards. "It was brilliant. That's what we want to see from our team. I'm really pleased for them, and they deserve to finish the season this way. We're just trying to build momentum and make them realise what they're capable of.

"We showed them how many chances we've been creating in the last few games and they're actually disappointed when they watch the games back. But this is experience now, hopefully we end up with more performances like this and chances too.

"I'm really proud of the team today - its not easy towards the end of the season playing a team fighting for their status in the league. What I really likes was that we were ruthless and clinical - not as clinical as we could have been - and the intensity we showed. I'm really proud of that performance, and they should be too.

"It's not an unfair scoreline. They didn't have a shot on target, and hopefully it's a sign of where we're going. The challenge is to do that regularly."