Kieran Agard scored his 17th goal of the season as MK Dons stretched their winning streak in Sky Bet League Two to four games with a 1-0 success over Crawley.
Mathieu Baudry is a doubt for MK Dons' Sky Bet League Two home clash with Crawley on Saturday.
Paul Tisdale felt MK Dons fully deserved their 2-0 win over Newport as they continued their push for automatic promotion from League Two.
Ousseynou Cisse scored his first goal since August to help MK Dons make it three League Two wins in a row with a 2-0 success over Newport.
A sparkling second-half display earned MK Dons a 3-2 win at Carlisle in a battle of the Sky Bet League Two promotion hopefuls at Brunton Park.
Carlisle will be without suspended midfielder Jamie Devitt when they host MK Dons on Saturday.
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.