Neilson is willing to forgive Dons' individual mistakes

MK Dons have conceded four goals twice in their last four games
MK Dons have conceded four goals twice in their last four games

Robbie Neilson will forgive and forget the culprits in his MK Dons side who have made mistakes which have given away goals in recent weeks.

Ethan Ebanks-Landell has misplaced a pass, given away a penalty and sliced a clearance to give away goals this month, while Joe Walsh has scored an own goal, and Scott Golbourne failed to clear, all of which have worked against Dons, seeing them pick up just two points from a possible 12.

Neilson though is willing to overlook the mistakes.

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"All players make mistakes," said the manager. "The problem you have when you're a defender or a keeper, playing in those deeper areas, when you make a mistake you get punished. We have to keep faith in the players. There will be players who come in and players who go out, but we have to accept if we're asking them to play football they will make mistakes.

"We talk about things afterwards they could have done differently - decision making. But we all make mistakes. You can go through periods where you make mistakes and don't get punished, but at the moment we're getting punished every time.

"You have ups and downs. I have huge faith in the players. There are things I can see they're doing really, really well. We scored four goals on Saturday, and we should be taking three points when you do that."