Players ratings Vs Notts County: Substitute Jay O’Shea shines on an off night for Dons

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David Martin - 7 - His busiest night of the season at stadium:mk, and he made some key saves to prevent County from scoring a second goal.

Jon Otsemobor - 7 - Didn’t really need much encouragement to bomb forward and put some decent crosses into the box. Showed a good turn of pace to keep up with County’s quick wingers.

Dean Lewington - 6 - Struggled against the pace of Jamal Campbell-Ryce, but was unleashed when the winger was taken off. Had a decent strike blocked towards the end.

Gary MacKenzie - 7 - Unlucky not to have won a first half penalty as he was dragged to the ground at a corner. Even tried his luck from 40 yards, but his shot went just wide. Rarely tested defensively though.

Antony Kay - 7 - Didn’t put a foot wrong, but was sacrificed shortly after the break when Karl Robinson’s midfield trio failed to gel.

Darren Potter - 6 - Wasn’t at his best and his usual pin-point radar was slightly out. Came more to the fore when Shaun Williams dropped back into defence.

Stephen Gleeson - 6 - Seemed a bit out of sorts with Williams in front of him. One of his quieter evenings.

Shaun Williams - 6 - Didn’t seem comfortable at the top of the midfield trio, and looked more at home back in the centre of defence in the second half.

Luke Chadwick - 6 - Looked a bit out of sorts playing on the wing, but became more influential when reverting back to his preferred roll in the hole.

Daniel Powell - 6 - An off-colour night for Powell. He didn’t cause as much havoc as he usually does this season and gave the ball away too much.

Charlie MacDonald - 7 - Worked hard in only his second start of the season. Showed great vision to spot Jay O’Shea in the build-up to the goal.


Jay O’Shea - 7 - His appearance, along with the system change, brought about a markedly improved performance from the home side. Keen to win his place back in the team, he took his goal brilliantly to rescue a point.

Ryan Lowe - 6 - Linked up well alongside MacDonald as Dons chased the winner. Started the move which created the goal.

Alan Smith - A late replacement for MacDonald, made a nuisance of himself up front. Almost worked room for himself in the box after beating three defenders.

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