Danny Wilson saw his Sheffield United side take all three points at Oldham Athletic in League One.
Jamie Murphy and Jonathan Forte (both groin) missed out, but the pair could return for the MK Dons’ home game next Saturday. Mark Howard, Lecsinel Jean-Francois and Shaun Miller remain sidelined.
After a tight first 45 minutes, the Blades took the lead through Michael Doyle.
Dave Kitson wrapped up victory in the 86th minute as the Blades sit second in League One, just behind South Yorkshire neighbours Doncaster Rovers.
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