Shaun Derry said the result was all that mattered after Notts County recorded a crucial 1-0 home win over Crawley.
Karl Robinson was grateful to see some "hunger and desire" from his MK Dons squad after they clinched a 2-2 draw against Brentford.
Izale McLeod rescued a point for MK Dons as they scored twice in the last 10 minutes to secure a 2-2 draw against Brentford.
Team news for Easter Monday's League One clash between MK Dons and Brentford at Stadium:mk.
MK Dons manager Karl Robinson accused some of his players of a lack of effort following their 1-0 defeat at Port Vale.
Jordan Hugill scored the only goal of the game to earn Port Vale a 1-0 victory and end MK Dons' run of five successive away wins.
Team news for Good Friday's League One clash between Port Vale and MK Dons at Vale Park.
MK Dons boss Karl Robinson said he would gladly drop eight players after his side's 2-0 home defeat to Crawley on Saturday.