Paul Ince is becoming an increasingly influential voice at Derby County to fill the vacuum left by the departure of Paul Clement. Darren Wassall has replaced Clement in the Rams' dugout.
MK Dons manager Karl Robinson hailed his team's 1-0 victory at the iPro Stadium as one of the best days in the club's history as Derby's promotion hopes suffered another blow.
Wassall, who replaced Paul Clement on Monday, saw his team dominate possession but create few chances before the visitors scored with a Jake Forster-Caskey free-kick eight minutes from time.
Darren Wassall's first game in charge of Derby County ends in a disappointing home defeat by struggling MK Dons.
Derby are at the iPro Stadium with MK Dons the visitors for the latest league match. This is a 3pm kick-off and the line ups have been confirmed.
New interim head coach Darren Wassall has finalised his backroom team and spoken of his excitement at taking charge this weekend for his first game against MK Dons.
New Derby County head coach Darren Wassall says he would be a "fool" not to want the job on a long-term basis.
Birmingham City boss Gary Rowett understands the speculation linking him with the Derby County job.