Loan Watch: Hesketh celebrates promotion with MK Dons

By SFC Media time Mon 06 May Loan Watch
Photo by Reuters

Jake Hesketh and MK Dons celebrated promotion from League Two as they beat Mansfield Town to pip the visitors to the last automatic spot.

The two teams were level on points heading into the winner takes all contest, with Mansfield holding a superior goal difference.

But after just two minutes, David Wheeler headed home Dean Lewington’s inswinging corner and they held on to earn a 1-0 success and a first clean sheet since March.

In Spain, Sofiane Boufal played 71 minutes as Celta Vigo stunned La Liga champions Barcelona. Maxi Gomez opened the scoring in the 67th minute, before former Liverpool man Iago Aspas converted a penalty that was awarded by VAR.

Soccer Football - La Liga Santander - Celta Vigo v FC Barcelona - Balaidos, Vigo, Spain - May 4, 2019   Barcelona's Moussa Wague in action with Celta Vigo's Sofiane Boufal   REUTERS/Miguel Vidal
Sofiane Boufal takes the ball down under pressure from Barcelona's Moussa Wague.

Elsewhere, Guido Carrillo also enjoyed success as Leganes recorded a 3-0 victory at Sevilla. The Saints forward came off the bench to replace goalscorer Youssef En-Nesyri on 86 minutes, as Martin Braithwaite and Oscar got the other goals.

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