Date: 9th February 2015 at 9:11am
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MK Dons travel to Bradford today as they look to get back to winning ways following Saturday`s 0-0 draw against leader`s Bristol.

The Dons played well in that game but slipped down to 3rd, however a win in today`s game, in front of the Sky camera`s, would lift them to 1st, at least until everyone else plays on Tuesday night.

Dean Bowditch limped off after 33 minutes with a suspected hamstring injury against Bristol and will continue to be monitored for the game. Meanwhile, although he didn`t make Saturday`s squad, there`s a chance that midfielder Ben Reeves could return after a long time out injured.

There will be the usual battle for places in the attacking positions and it will interesting to see what changes Robinson, in his first game after his touchline ban, will make after such a quick 48 hour turnaround. Should striker Grigg be rested, Devante Cole, who didn`t feature against Bristol, could always take his place.

Bradford have been in-and-around the play-off positions throughout the season, and while Saturday`s 2-2 draw at Port Vale saw them drop to 9th, although a win would life them back up into the top six.

The Bantams have not won in four games, and it remains to be seen where their upcoming FA Cup 5th round tie against Sunderland on Sunday, after the amazing 4-2 defeat of Chelsea, will act as a distraction for today`s game.

Keeper Jordan Pickford picked up an injury-time red card last time out, however he will still be able to play after a successful appeal.

And Bradford boss Phil Parkinson remains positive ahead on the encounter, telling the club website:

We did the same at Port Vale. We didn’t pick that side with Monday in mind, we went with the side which we felt was best to play on the big Vale Park pitch.

‘We will have a look at MK Dons over the weekend and we will set ourselves up to be as strong and as competitive as we can be.

‘It is important that we are really positive as well.

‘Monday is the sort of game that makes you excited to be in football.”

But however difficult a fixture it`s set to be, the Dons will be determined to pick up three points.