Leicester 0-0 Middlesbrough

14 August 2010 05:03
Leicester and Middlesbrough got off the mark in the Championship after an entertaining stalemate.DJ Campbell's shot was deflected narrowly over before Andy King rattling the bar and Steve Howard headed wide as the hosts dominated early on. [LNB]Boro responded and David Wheater nodded wide and Luke Williams shot off target. [LNB]After the break, Campbell went close with a diving header and Howard's curler was saved by Jason Steele, while Scott McDonald went close for Boro. [LNB][LNB] Live text and stats  [LNB] Saturday, 14 August 2010[LNB] Npower Championship[LNB] Home Team Score Away Team Time Leicester 0-0 Middlesbrough FT (HT 0-0) Leicester 01 Weale 02 Neilson (Lamey 82) 15 Berner 25 Hobbs 06 Moreno yellow card 08 Oakley 10 King (Gallagher 74) 11 Dyer 19 Wellens 09 Howard yellow card 32 Campbell (Fryatt 82) Substitutes 13 Logan, 04 Morrison, 18 Kennedy, 20 Lamey, 07 Gallagher, 12 Fryatt, 17 N'Guessan Middlesbrough 30 Steele 02 Hoyte 04 Bates yellow card 05 Wheater 06 McManus yellow card 08 Thomson (Lita 71) 10 Bailey 17 Robson 07 McDonald 09 Boyd (Kink 85) 22 Williams (O'Neil 46 yellow card) Substitutes 21 Coyne, 24 Hines, 18 O'Neil, 20 Arca, 11 Kink, 15 Lita, 16 Miller Ref: JonesAtt: 21,587 LEICESTER MIDDLESBROUGH Possession Leicester 48% Middlesbrough 52% Attempts on target Leicester 8 Middlesbrough 4 Attempts off target Leicester 3 Middlesbrough 6 Corners Leicester 12 Middlesbrough 4 Fouls Leicester 7 Middlesbrough 7 Final Result 94:45 The match has reached full-time. Full Time 90:00+4:13 Corner from the right by-line taken by Barry Robson, Paul Gallagher makes a clearance. 90:00+3:18 The ball is sent over by Bruno Berner. 90:00+2:01 Steve Howard concedes a free kick for a foul on David Wheater. Free kick taken by Jason Steele. 90:00+0:49 Foul by Lloyd Dyer on Nicky Bailey, free kick awarded. Stephen McManus takes the free kick. 89:46 Inswinging corner taken by Lloyd Dyer. 89:13 Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher (Leicester) to centre, clearance by Barry Robson (Middlesbrough). 88:43 Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Paul Gallagher (Leicester) to centre, clearance by Leroy Lita (Middlesbrough). 87:41 Steve Howard (Leicester) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough) from own half, resulting in open play. 87:22 The ball is swung over by Matthew Bates, Matt Oakley gets a block in. 86:40 Unfair challenge on Bruno Berner by Scott McDonald results in a free kick. Chris Weale takes the indirect free kick. 86:28 Scott McDonald takes a shot. Save by Chris Weale. 84:07 Substitution Tarmo Kink on for Kris Boyd. 84:02 Goal kick taken long by Chris Weale (Leicester). 83:14 Cross by Lloyd Dyer (Leicester), clearance by Nicky Bailey (Middlesbrough). 82:37 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matt Oakley by Gary O'Neil. Lloyd Dyer crosses the ball from the free kick left-footed from right wing, Nicky Bailey manages to make a clearance. 82:23 Attacking throw-in by Richie Wellens (Leicester). 81:06 Substitution Matt Fryatt replaces Dudley Campbell. 81:06 Substitution Robbie Neilson goes off and Michael Lamey comes on. 79:27 A cross is delivered by Matthew Bates. 79:09 Shot by Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough) right-footed from right side of penalty area (18 yards), blocked by Joao Moreno (Leicester). Attacking throw-in by Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough). 78:21 Header by Gary O'Neil (Middlesbrough) from right channel (20 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Chris Weale (Leicester). 78:08 Cross by Paul Gallagher (Leicester), clearance by Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough). 76:59 Corner from the left by-line taken by Paul Gallagher, save made by Jason Steele. 76:50 Matt Oakley crosses the ball, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance. 76:04 A cross is delivered by Nicky Bailey, Steve Howard makes a clearance. 75:10 Free kick crossed left-footed by Barry Robson, clearance made by Jack Hobbs. 75:10 Booking The referee shows Joao Moreno a yellow card. 75:02 Foul by Joao Moreno on Scott McDonald, free kick awarded. 73:02 Attacking throw-in by Bruno Berner (Leicester). 73:02 Substitution Leicester substitution: Andy King replaced by Paul Gallagher (tactical). 72:09 Cross by Joao Moreno (Leicester), save (caught) by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough). 71:58 Attacking throw-in by Robbie Neilson (Leicester). 71:24 Inswinging corner taken by Lloyd Dyer from the right by-line, David Wheater manages to make a clearance. 69:03 Free kick crossed left-footed by Matt Oakley (Leicester) from right channel, clearance by David Wheater (Middlesbrough). 69:03 Substitution Middlesbrough substitution: Kevin Thomson replaced by Leroy Lita (injury). 69:03 Booking Gary O'Neil (Middlesbrough) booked for unsporting behaviour. 69:03 Foul by Gary O'Neil (Middlesbrough) on Richie Wellens (Leicester). 65:13 Steve Howard takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele. Lloyd Dyer takes a short corner. 64:36 Defending throw-in by Bruno Berner (Leicester). 64:19 Attacking throw-in by Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough). 63:08 Dudley Campbell takes a shot. Justin Hoyte gets a block in. 62:11 Cross by Lloyd Dyer (Leicester), header by Dudley Campbell (Leicester) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), missed left. Goal kick taken long by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough). 60:49 Inswinging corner taken by Lloyd Dyer from the right by-line, David Wheater manages to make a clearance. 60:02 Corner from the left by-line taken by Matt Oakley, David Wheater makes a clearance. 58:54 Unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Robbie Neilson results in a free kick. Indirect free kick taken by Nicky Bailey. 58:22 Goal kick taken long by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough). 57:48 Goal kick taken long by Chris Weale (Leicester). 56:36 The assistant referee signals for offside against Lloyd Dyer. Jason Steele takes the free kick. 56:27 The ball is crossed by Bruno Berner, clearance by David Wheater. 55:53 Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Lloyd Dyer, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance. 54:44 The referee blows for offside against Andy King. Jason Steele takes the free kick. 54:27 Attacking throw-in by Robbie Neilson (Leicester). 54:09 The ball is crossed by Matt Oakley, clearance made by David Wheater. 53:31 Foul by David Wheater (Middlesbrough) on Steve Howard (Leicester). Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Matt Oakley (Leicester) from left channel, passed. 52:58 The ball is swung over by Barry Robson, Shot from just outside the box by Kris Boyd misses to the right of the goal. 52:11 Gary O'Neil delivers the ball, Kris Boyd produces a header from inside the area that goes over the bar. 51:28 Defending throw-in by Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough). 50:37 Unfair challenge on Lloyd Dyer by Matthew Bates results in a free kick. Matt Oakley produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick, save by Jason Steele. 50:00 Attacking throw-in by Lloyd Dyer (Leicester). 49:19 The ball is crossed by Justin Hoyte, clearance by Joao Moreno. 48:29 The ball is delivered by Barry Robson, Header from deep inside the area by Scott McDonald goes harmlessly over the crossbar. 47:29 Lloyd Dyer takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele. 46:52 Cross by Nicky Bailey (Middlesbrough), clearance by Joao Moreno (Leicester). 46:14 Foul by Kris Boyd (Middlesbrough) on Jack Hobbs (Leicester). Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Chris Weale (Leicester) from own half, resulting in open play. 45:53 Shot by Gary O'Neil (Middlesbrough) right-footed from right side of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Chris Weale (Leicester). 45:20 Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough) from own half, resulting in open play. 45:20 Booking Steve Howard (Leicester) booked for unsporting behaviour. 45:20 Foul by Steve Howard (Leicester) on Nicky Bailey (Middlesbrough). 45:01 The match restarts for the second half. 45:01 Substitution Gary O'Neil replaces Luke Williams. Half Time 45:00+1:05 The ref blows to signal half-time. 45:00+0:08 The assistant referee flags for offside against Kris Boyd. Chris Weale restarts play with the free kick. 44:05 Free kick taken by Joao Moreno. Effort on goal by Richie Wellens from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target. 44:05 Booking Stephen McManus shown a yellow card. 43:44 Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dudley Campbell by Stephen McManus. Correction - 42:30 Richie Wellens challenges Luke Williams unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick crossed by Barry Robson, Kris Boyd manages to make a clearance. 42:30 Foul by Richie Wellens (Leicester) on Luke Williams (Middlesbrough). Indirect free kick taken left-footed by Barry Robson (Middlesbrough) from right channel, resulting in open play. 41:57 Defending throw-in by Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough). 41:12 Defending throw-in by Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough). 40:27 Attacking throw-in by Bruno Berner (Leicester). 39:24 Inswinging corner taken by Lloyd Dyer from the right by-line, Header from deep inside the area by Steve Howard goes over the bar. 38:28 Foul by Luke Williams (Middlesbrough) on Richie Wellens (Leicester). Free kick crossed right-footed by Matt Oakley (Leicester) from left channel, save (punched) by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough). 38:23 Attacking throw-in by Bruno Berner (Leicester). 38:12 Cross by Robbie Neilson (Leicester), clearance by Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough). 37:50 Scott McDonald (Middlesbrough) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Chris Weale (Leicester) from own half, resulting in open play. 36:52 Foul by Robbie Neilson (Leicester) on Nicky Bailey (Middlesbrough). Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Kevin Thomson (Middlesbrough) from left wing, passed. 36:28 Andy King (Leicester) caught offside. Indirect free kick taken right-footed by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough) from own half, resulting in open play. 34:49 Corner from right by-line taken short right-footed by Matt Oakley (Leicester). Shot by Lloyd Dyer (Leicester) right-footed from centre of penalty area (18 yards), blocked by Justin Hoyte (Middlesbrough). 33:29 Short corner taken by Matt Oakley from the right by-line, David Wheater makes a clearance. 31:47 Free kick taken right-footed by Dudley Campbell (Leicester) from left channel (18 yards), save (punched) by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough). 31:47 Booking Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough) booked for unsporting behaviour. 31:47 Foul by Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough) on Lloyd Dyer (Leicester). 30:54 Centre by Matthew Bates, Jack Hobbs makes a clearance. 30:28 Foul by Steve Howard (Leicester) on Stephen McManus (Middlesbrough). Free kick crossed right-footed by Nicky Bailey (Middlesbrough) from right channel, clearance by Bruno Berner (Leicester). 29:32 Goal kick taken long by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough). 28:06 Scott McDonald fouled by Joao Moreno, the ref awards a free kick. Strike comes in from Luke Williams from the free kick. 26:04 Shot by Richie Wellens (Leicester) right-footed from centre of penalty area (20 yards), blocked by Stephen McManus (Middlesbrough). Inswinging corner from right by-line taken left-footed by Lloyd Dyer (Leicester) to centre, resulting in open play. Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Kevin Thomson (Middlesbrough) to far post, header by Kris Boyd (Middlesbrough) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), over the bar. Goal kick taken long by Chris Weale (Leicester). 25:06 Inswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Barry Robson (Middlesbrough) to far post, clearance by Jack Hobbs (Leicester). 23:32 Goal kick taken long by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough). 21:48 Richie Wellens takes a shot. Clearance made by David Wheater. 19:01 Cross by Justin Hoyte (Middlesbrough), blocked by Bruno Berner (Leicester). 17:46 Goal kick taken long by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough). 15:58 Luke Williams has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target. 15:04 Cross by Luke Williams (Middlesbrough), clearance by Jack Hobbs (Leicester). 13:53 A cross is delivered by Barry Robson, Header from deep inside the penalty area by David Wheater goes harmlessly over the crossbar. 13:19 Outswinging corner from left by-line taken left-footed by Barry Robson (Middlesbrough) to centre, clearance by Andy King (Leicester). 10:52 Outswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Barry Robson (Middlesbrough) to centre, clearance by Jack Hobbs (Leicester). 7:45 Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Steve Howard (Leicester) to centre, shot by Steve Howard (Leicester) right-footed from centre of penalty area (18 yards), blocked by Justin Hoyte (Middlesbrough). Inswinging corner from left by-line taken right-footed by Matt Oakley (Leicester) to centre, resulting in ball out of play. 6:46 Cross by Matthew Bates (Middlesbrough), clearance by Robbie Neilson (Leicester). Cross by Barry Robson (Middlesbrough), header by Luke Williams (Middlesbrough) from centre of penalty area (12 yards), save (caught) by Chris Weale (Leicester). 4:11 Defending throw-in by Robbie Neilson (Leicester). 3:45 Defending throw-in by Robbie Neilson (Leicester). 3:24 Defending throw-in by Bruno Berner (Leicester). 1:46 Free kick taken by Lloyd Dyer, Joao Moreno takes a shot. Nicky Bailey gets a block in. 0:51 Goal kick taken long by Jason Steele (Middlesbrough). 0:00 The game kicks-off. Live text and data provided by The Press Association.[LNB]

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