MK Dons have made three changes for their trip to play-off chasing Southend United at Roots Hall.

The trio recalled by Robbie Neilson for the clash are Kieran Agard, Ben Reeves and Darren Potter. They take the places of Robbie Muirhead, George Baldock and Giorgio Rasulo in the starting line-up, with the trio dropping to the substitutes bench.

Callum Brittain maintains his starting line-up spot, with the MK Dons academy graduate having started against Scunthorpe on Good Friday. For the 5th game in a row, Lee Nicholls starts in goal, with David Martin starting as a substitute.

The Dons start the day 12th in League One, ahead of AFC Wimbledon and Walsall on goal difference. Meanwhile, the Essex club begin the day 7th, and behind Millwall by one point. Southend beat MK Dons 3-0 in the reverse fixture at stadium:mk in October – a result that would ultimately be Karl Robinson’s last match as the team’s manager.

MK Dons: Nicholls, Williams, Walsh, Lewington, Reeves, Upson, O’Keefe, Potter, Barnes, Brittain, Agard
Subs: Martin, Baldock, Muirhead, Rasulo, Downing, Tilney, Thomas-Asante

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