Date: 8th February 2015 at 10:42am
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Dons manager Karl Robinson was frustrated with refereeing decisions, but overall satisfied with a point from his side`s 0-0 draw with League leaders Bristol City.

It was a close-fought encounter and Robinson was happy to admit that the draw was the fair result, telling MKWeb:

“Nobody really deserved to win to be honest,”

“I thought we were magnificent in the first half, and in the second half they pressed us and made it more difficult for us.

“I don`t think Dave had to make any big saves though or Frankie Fielding (Bristol goalkeeper) – it was two really good teams who deserve an awful lot of respect.

“The two sets of fans and players were brilliant.”

“Even in the tunnel before the game, the two teams almost looked like two gladiatorial teams going to fight each other.

“I said they would have to stamp all over us to win here but they`re made out of stern stuff as well so it`s a very good and fair point.”

The Dons also dropped to third and out of the automatic promotion
spots, but Robinson recognised that there is a lot of football to be played before the end of the season, and continued:

“People may see us in third and say it`s two points dropped but I think it`s a point gained.”

The Dons were also denied a penalty when Carruthers`s shot hit the hand of Luke Ayling in the box and Robinson was understandably frustrated:

“The penalty in the second half and when you pause it when he`s saved it, you can see he`s full stretch.

“I think Frankie Fielding and David Martin would have been proud of that save.

“They got that wrong and the referee was very open and honest with me after that.”

There`s now a quick turnaround for Robinson before the trip to Bradford on Monday night.