MK Dons manager Paul Tisdale praised Chuks Aneke whose goal put MK Dons back in the playoff picture in League Two after a 1-0 win at Newport.
Newport boss Michael Flynn is set to make several changes against MK Dons with Saturday's FA Cup glamour tie against Manchester City in mind.
Goalkeeper Joe Day will take his place in the Newport side for Mansfield's visit to Rodney Parade.
Michael Jolley praised the mental strength of Grimsby after their 3-0 victory against Newport at Blundell Park.
Port Vale manager Neil Aspin admitted his future would be decided on Wednesday morning after his side's 0-0 draw at Newport.
Mike Flynn slammed his side's defending as Newport crumbled to a late 3-2 defeat at Crewe six days after their FA Cup heroics.
Late goals from Callum Ainley and Chris Porter saw Crewe stage a gripping turnaround to clinch a 3-2 win over Newport.
Stevenage manager Dino Maamria vented his anger over recent refereeing decisions despite his side kicking off the new year with a 1-0 win over Newport.
A late header from substitute Alex Revell earned 10-man Stevenage a narrow 1-0 League Two win over visitors Newport County at the Lamex Stadium.
Newport manager Mike Flynn was left frustrated at his strikers for failing to finish off Crawley during their 0-0 draw at Rodney Parade.