Date: 17th February 2015 at 11:30am
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MK Dons travel to Colchester United this evening as they look to get back to winning ways.

The Dons haven`t won in three and will be desperate to pick up three points following Saturday`s 4-2 loss at Gillingham.

The big worry for the Dons is David Martin. The keeper remains a doubt after missing the Gillingham game with a thigh strain, a game where his replacement Ian McLoughlin put in a terrible performance. Should Martin be unavailable yet again, it wouldn`t be much of a surprise if Robinson chose to put 3rd choice Charlie Burns between the sticks.

Meanwhile, Dean Bowditch (hamstring) is also unlikely to feature but Ben Reeves should be fit after returning from a long-term injury to make a substitute appearance on Saturday. Having last season`s player of the year available will be a real boost for the team.

Kyle McFadzean is also back following a two-game suspension and will resume his usual position at centre-back, steadying a defence that has been shaky in his absence.

Lastly, new loan signing from Fulham George Williams is available to play and will be pushing for a start.

Colchester will be hoping midfielder George Moncur has recovered from tonsillitis in time to play.

And while a win for the Dons would put them into the top two (with Swindon not playing), a Colchester victory would lift the U`s out of the relegation zone.

The Dons could be forgiven for being overly-confident considering they beat Colchester 6-0 at stadium:mk back in November. But after their 1-0 win at promotion-chasing Oldham last time out, their opponents will be full of confidence.

Indeed, Colchester boss Tony Humes is looking forward to the challenge, and told the Daily Gazette:

“It`s a challenge,”

“We`re playing big teams, but that`s what the players are here for.

“They want to play against that calibre of opposition and show how good they are.”

But given their form of late, the Dons would take any sort of performance that would bring three points back to Milton Keynes.