Player ratings Vs Sheff Wed: Hard-grafting Alan Smith makes his presence felt

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David Martin - 7 - Untroubled for the most, but needed to be alert to prevent freezing to the pitch. Made a solid stop from Corry, but that was his involvement.

Dean Lewington - 6 - Held firm, but wasn’t really in any trouble. Kept close tabs on Lee, who looked lost.

Gary MacKenzie - 7 - A great return to the starting 11 after 17 weeks out. Looked strong in the air as ever, and formed a good partnership with Kay.

Antony Kay - 7 - Excellent in the air, and marshalled the back four well.

Jon Otsemobor - 7 - Like MacKenzie, looked sharp on his return from injury. Put himself in the right positions to scupper Wednesday’s attacks.

Darren Potter - 7 - Subtly pulled the strings for Dons, protected by Williams and Smith who did the battling in midfield.

Shaun Williams - 7 - Put away his penalty with precision, and looked game for a physical tussle in the centre. His best performance in midfield since signing.

Alan Smith - 8 - If anyone was going to thrive in a midfield scrap, it would be Smith. Loved getting amongst it and stood out from the rest.

Dean Bowditch - 7 - Cracking free kick to wrap things up, but hobbled down the tunnel with a recurrence of his groin injury.

Daniel Powell - 6 - Possibly too honest in the first half when he could have won a penalty, but a quiet second half.

Ryan Lowe - 6 - A quiet night for the lone striker, but battled hard with pantomime villain Llera. Came close to making it 3-0 at the end but saw a decent effort blocked.


Mathias Doumbe - 6 - Untroubled after replacing MacKenzie.

Adam Chicksen - 6 - Came on for Bowditch, and but for a few jinking runs, didn’t see much of the ball.

Dele Alli - Not on long enough to have an affect.