• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 08 February 2014
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough vs Blackburn Rovers


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

12 Given
8 Varga
39 Woodgate
22 Gibson
3 Friend
11 Ledesma
7 Leadbitter
24 Chalobah
18 Whitehead
19 Carayol
9 Graham
Substitutes
6 Butterfield
13 Konstantopoulos
15 Hines
23 Main
25 Omeruo
27 Adomah
29 Kamara

Blackburn Rovers

1 Robinson
2 Kane
5 Hanley
4 Kilgallon
3 Spurr
45 Cairney
8 Dunn
6 Lowe
19 Taylor
11 Rhodes
39 Gestede
Substitutes
13 Eastwood
15 Varney
17 Williamson
23 Dabo
27 Henley
29 Evans
32 Conway

Possession Stats

48%
52%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W L D D W D L W

Blackburn Rovers

W D W L D D L D
Head to Head
Blackburn
1-0
Middlesbrough 02-Nov-2013
Middlesbrough
1-0
Blackburn 26-Dec-2012
Blackburn
1-2
Middlesbrough 21-Sep-2012
Middlesbrough
0-0
Blackburn 22-Feb-1992
Blackburn
2-1
Middlesbrough 30-Nov-1991
Blackburn
1-0
Middlesbrough 01-Apr-1991


Live Text Commentary
92:57 +2.57
 

Unfair challenge on Kei Kamara by Luke Varney results in a free kick.

92:11 +2.11
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Kei Kamara on Grant Hanley.

90:49 +0.49
 

Clearance made by Tommy Spurr.

Full time
 

The referee blows for the end of the match.

89:29
 

Unfair challenge on Grant Hanley by Curtis Main results in a free kick.

89:15
 

Clearance by Adam Henley.

88:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Jonathan Woodgate by Jordan Rhodes.

87:20
 

The referee blows for offside.

85:32
 

Craig Conway produces a cross.

85:06
 

Jordan Rhodes takes a shot and missed to the left of the net.

85:01
 

Craig Conway sends in a cross.

81:54
Substitution
 

Curtis Main replaces Danny Graham.

79:49
 

Albert Adomah has an effort at goal. Paul Robinson makes a block.

79:11
 

Shay Given takes the free kick.

77:58
 

Jordan Rhodes fouled by Jonathan Woodgate, the ref awards a free kick.

75:57
Substitution
 

Lee Williamson is brought on as a substitute for Rudy Gestede.

75:02
 

Jason Lowe takes a shot and went wide right of the net.

74:55
 

Jason Lowe restarts play with the free kick.

74:34
Substitution
 

(Middlesbrough) makes a substitution, with Kei Kamara coming on for Mustapha Carayol.

73:53
 

Unfair challenge on Jordan Rhodes by Ben Gibson results in a free kick.

73:44
 

Clearance by Grant Hanley.

70:49
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Danny Graham on Adam Henley.

69:50
 

Nathaniel Chalobah takes the free kick.

69:34
 

Unfair challenge on Grant Leadbitter by Chris Taylor results in a free kick.

69:19
 

Centre by Adam Henley.

67:37
Substitution
 

Albert Adomah replaces Emmanuel Ledesma.

65:17
Yellow card
 

The referee shows Mustapha Carayol a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

65:11
 

Chris Taylor fouled by Mustapha Carayol, the ref awards a free kick.

64:55
 

The ball is delivered by Danny Graham.

64:09
 

Mustapha Carayol sends in a cross.

63:18
 

Unfair challenge on Matthew Kilgallon by Danny Graham results in a free kick.

63:02
 

Foul by Danny Graham on Tom Cairney, free kick awarded.

63:00
 

Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma.

61:59
 

Grant Leadbitter takes a shot. Grant Hanley gets a block in.

61:29
 

Grant Hanley takes the free kick.

60:17
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Rudy Gestede by Nathaniel Chalobah.

58:46
 

Matthew Kilgallon manages to make a clearance.

57:57
 

Clearance by Jozsef Varga.

57:35
 

The ball is delivered by Jordan Rhodes.

56:29
 

Paul Robinson restarts play with the free kick.

55:54
 

Emmanuel Ledesma challenges Tommy Spurr unfairly and gives away a free kick.

55:25
Substitution
 

Craig Conway on for David Dunn.

54:38
 

Mustapha Carayol takes a shot. Paul Robinson parries the ball away.

54:28
 

Header at goal by Rudy Gestede misses left of the target.

54:21
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tom Cairney.

53:14
 

Shot by Jason Lowe.

52:39
 

Adam Henley takes the free kick.

52:14
 

Jozsef Varga gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on David Dunn.

51:13
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter.

50:05
 

Clearance made by George Friend.

49:16
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Emmanuel Ledesma.

48:48
 

The ball is swung over by Mustapha Carayol.

47:46
 

Clearance made by Matthew Kilgallon.

46:38
 

Matthew Kilgallon concedes a free kick for a foul on Danny Graham.

46:23
 

Jonathan Woodgate manages to make a clearance.

45:31 +0.31
 

Free kick taken by Nathaniel Chalobah.

45:42
 

Jozsef Varga manages to make a clearance.

Half time
 

The first half comes to an end.

45:12 +0.12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Grant Hanley on Danny Graham.

45:01
Substitution
 

(Blackburn) makes a substitution, with Adam Henley coming on for Todd Kane.

43:37
 

Corner from the right by-line taken by Emmanuel Ledesma.

42:54
 

Chris Taylor makes a clearance.

42:21
 

The ball is crossed by Emmanuel Ledesma.

39:40
 

Jozsef Varga takes the chance to get an effort at goal. Grant Hanley gets a block in.

39:22
 

Clearance by Todd Kane.

37:44
 

Foul by Dean Whitehead on Chris Taylor, free kick awarded.

35:56
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Grant Leadbitter.

34:49
 

Unfair challenge on Tom Cairney by Nathaniel Chalobah results in a free kick.

33:47
 

Nathaniel Chalobah fouled by David Dunn, the ref awards a free kick.

32:55
 

Nathaniel Chalobah takes a shot. Blocked by Grant Hanley.

32:41
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

31:12
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Tom Cairney.

28:59
 

Grant Hanley manages to make a clearance.

28:00
 

Mustapha Carayol takes a shot. Paul Robinson parries the effort to safety.

26:10
 

George Friend takes a shot. Blocked by Grant Hanley.

25:41
 

Shot by Grant Leadbitter. Blocked by Matthew Kilgallon.

25:35
 

George Friend delivers the ball.

24:10
 

Centre by Todd Kane.

23:24
 

Jonathan Woodgate makes a clearance.

22:05
 

Foul by Rudy Gestede on Jozsef Varga, free kick awarded.

21:10
 

The ball is delivered by Todd Kane.

18:45
 

Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter.

17:39
 

Paul Robinson takes the free kick.

17:04
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Danny Graham.

16:04
 

Ben Gibson makes a clearance.

15:12
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris Taylor on Ben Gibson.

13:59
 

Clearance made by Grant Leadbitter.

11:14
 

Tom Cairney manages to make a clearance.

11:06
 

Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma.

10:15
 

Chris Taylor manages to make a clearance.

4:15
 

Todd Kane fouled by Mustapha Carayol, the ref awards a free kick.

3:46
 

Shot by Mustapha Carayol. Paul Robinson parries the ball but the danger is not over.

3:12
 

Clearance by Jozsef Varga.

1:47
 

Corner taken by Emmanuel Ledesma from the right by-line.

1:30
 

Clearance by Tommy Spurr.

1:26
 

Mustapha Carayol sends in a cross.

Kick off
 

The ref blows the whistle to start the match.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Brighton 5 4 13
2 Hull 5 4 10
3 Ipswich 5 3 10
4 QPR 5 2 10
5 Cardiff 5 3 9
6 Middlesbrough 5 4 8
7 Birmingham 4 3 8
8 Charlton 5 2 8
9 Burnley 5 0 8
10 Leeds 5 1 7

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