Player ratings Vs Southampton

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Martin - 6 - wasn’t tested for much of the game, but probably should have done better with Harding’s cross which he palmed into the path of Forte for Saints’ second goal.

Lewington - 7 - smothered Hammond on the right flank, forcing the home side down the other wing. He also put in a few good crosses in the attacking third.

Doumbe - 7 - had a few nervy moments, but was decent on the whole. Arguably could have won his side a penalty when Jaidi appeared to foul him late in the game.

MacKenzie - 7 - marked Lambert out of the game and was great in the air again. Attacked the ball strongly for a well-taken headed goal.

Woodards - 6 - was given a really tough task when Lallana and Harding doubled up on him, but he couldn’t be faulted in his performance overall.

Gleeson - 6 - seemed to struggle to get into the game, but picked out Baldock well for the second goal. Could have been punished further for his tug on the referee when a decision went against Dons.

Leven - 7 - sprayed some good passes around the pitch and showed some quick feet to track back. Set up MacKenzie for the first goal via his corner, and could have snatched a point at the death but for the crossbar stopping his free-kick..

Chadwick - 7 - was a handful attacking through the middle of the park and played some key passes in a few dangerous attacks.

Powell - 7 - looked dangerous in the first half, but ran himself into the ground and was eventually replaced by Ibehre after the two front men had already made way.

Baldock - 6 - took his goal well, but his first touch let him down too often. He rolled his ankle and looks set for another spell on the sidelines.

Vine - 7 - put in a lot of running, and showed a great eye for a pass, particularly in the first half.

Subs: Marsh-Brown - 7 - was used as a striker and caused havoc for Jaidi. Saw a shot fly just past the post as Dons went in search of the equaliser.

Clayton - 6 - was making his first appearance in a Dons shirt, but struggled to get into the game.

Ibehre - 6 - held up the play well, and had a shot blocked in the area, possibly by an arm.