Blades march on with win

Stefan Scougall's strike was the difference as Sheffield United recorded their seventh straight win with a 1-0 victory at MK Dons.

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The game, on the whole, was a scrappy affair with the Blades' lead rarely threatened by the Dons, who saw their fading play-off hopes take another blow.

United took the lead midway through the first half when a good throughball by Conor Coady sent Scougall away one-on-one, with the Scot finishing calmly into the bottom corner.

The Blades almost doubled their advantage early in the second half when Jose Baxter's scruffy effort was cleared off the goal-line by Jordan Spence.

Substitute Ben Davies then had a free-kick deflected just wide for the visitors before MK Dons goalkeeper David Martin made a good save with his legs to deny Baxter.

Sanmi Odelusi sent a flying header from Ryan Hall's deep cross over the crossbar as the hosts plugged away for an equaliser which never arrived, leaving them still six points off the top six.

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1 Bristol C 9 11 21
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3 Peterboro 9 4 16
4 Swindon 8 7 15
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7 Rochdale 9 7 13
8 Preston 8 5 13
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13 Yeovil 9 -2 12
14 Oldham 9 0 11
15 Doncaster 8 -2 11
16 Notts Co 8 1 10
17 Leyton Or 8 0 10
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19 Barnsley 8 0 9
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23 Colchester 9 -4 6
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