• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 31 December 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium

Middlesbrough vs Peterborough United


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

1 Steele
2 Hoyte
14 Williams
4 Bates
3 Bennett
17 Robson
10 Bailey
18 Arca
38 Haroun
7 McDonald50"
16 Ogbeche
Substitutes
5 Zemmama
8 Thomson
9 Emnes
15 Hines
29 McMahon

Peterborough United

1 Lewis
27 Alcock
4 Bennett
5 Zakuani
30 Kennedy
6 Wootton
21 Kearns
14 Rowe86"
10 Boyd
26 Taylor
12 Sinclair
Substitutes
28 Jones
17 Newell
20 Thompson
34 Lawler
33 Grant

Possession Stats

50%
50%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W L D D W D L W

Peterborough United

D D D W D L W L
Head to Head
Peterborough
1-1
Middlesbrough 26-Nov-2011
Middlesbrough
1-0
Peterborough 13-Feb-2010
Peterborough
2-2
Middlesbrough 28-Nov-2009
Peterborough
1-0
Middlesbrough 12-Feb-1994
Middlesbrough
1-1
Peterborough 30-Oct-1993


Live Text Commentary
91:53 +1.53
 

Joe Newell fouled by Merouane Zemmama, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Paul Taylor.

91:44 +1.44
 

Paul Taylor takes a shot. Matthew Bates gets a block in.

91:32 +1.32
 

Paul Taylor takes a shot. Save by Jason Steele.

91:19 +1.19
 

Rhys Williams takes a shot. Ryan Bennett gets a block in.

88:55
 

Tom Kennedy gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Robson. Strike on goal comes in from Barry Robson from the free kick, blocked by Tom Kennedy. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Barry Robson.

88:21
 

Merouane Zemmama takes a shot. Blocked by Joe Newell.

88:04
 

Justin Hoyte produces a cross, clearance made by Ryan Bennett.

85:40
Goal
 

Paul Taylor takes a shot. Save made by Jason Steele. Corner taken by George Boyd from the left by-line, Tommy Rowe finds the net with a headed goal from inside the box. Middlesbrough 1-1 Peterborough.The assist for the goal came from George Boyd.

84:53
 

The ball is swung over by Joe Bennett, Joe Newell gets a block in.

84:44
 

Barry Robson sends in a cross.

82:45
 

Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Merouane Zemmama.

82:34
 

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Craig Alcock gets a block in.

81:38
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Effort from inside the area by Marvin Emnes misses to the left of the target.

80:29
Yellow card
 

Foul by Tommy Rowe on Barry Robson, free kick awarded. Tommy Rowe is booked. Matthew Bates restarts play with the free kick.

80:18
 

The ball is sent over by Scott Wootton.

79:03
 

Foul by Joe Newell on Joe Bennett, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

77:49
Substitution
 

Shot from just outside the box by Paul Taylor misses to the left of the goal. Merouane Zemmama is brought on as a substitute for Julio Arca.

74:28
Substitution
 

Outswinging corner taken by George Boyd from the left by-line, Scott Wootton has an effort at goal from the edge of the box that misses to the right of the target. Marvin Emnes comes on in place of Bart Ogbeche.

73:36
 

Foul by Faris Haroun on George Boyd, free kick awarded. The referee books Faris Haroun for unsporting behaviour. Direct free kick taken by Tom Kennedy.

73:26
 

The ball is crossed by Barry Robson, Craig Alcock manages to make a clearance.

72:14
 

The offside flag is raised against George Boyd. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

70:58
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot.

69:55
 

George Boyd takes a shot. Jason Steele makes a save.

68:56
 

Justin Hoyte produces a cross.

68:00
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Scott Wootton on Barry Robson. Free kick taken by Rhys Williams.

67:25
 

Justin Hoyte delivers the ball, Tom Kennedy manages to make a clearance.

67:17
 

The ball is swung over by Justin Hoyte, clearance made by Gabriel Zakuani.

66:22
 

The ball is crossed by Justin Hoyte, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Scott McDonald misses to the right of the goal.

65:02
 

Centre by Tommy Rowe.

64:35
 

Corner taken left-footed by George Boyd.

63:28
 

Short corner taken by Faris Haroun, Unfair challenge on Paul Taylor by Kevin Thomson results in a free kick. Ryan Bennett restarts play with the free kick.

63:22
 

A cross is delivered by Faris Haroun, clearance by Scott Wootton.

62:41
 

Barry Robson takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Scott Wootton.

62:14
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Julio Arca on Tommy Rowe. Free kick taken by Ryan Bennett.

61:38
 

The ball is sent over by Joe Bennett, Ryan Bennett makes a clearance.

60:41
 

The assistant referee signals for offside against Scott McDonald. Direct free kick taken by Tom Kennedy.

59:32
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Scott McDonald goes wide right of the goal.

58:38
 

Unfair challenge on Bart Ogbeche by Tommy Rowe results in a free kick. Julio Arca takes the free kick.

57:50
 

Centre by Justin Hoyte.

56:38
 

Paul Taylor concedes a free kick for a foul on Scott McDonald. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

55:29
 

Scott Wootton takes a shot. Joe Bennett gets a block in. Inswinging corner taken by George Boyd, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance.

51:40
Substitution
 

Bart Ogbeche takes a shot. Gabriel Zakuani manages to make a clearance. Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Barry Robson, Header from close in by Faris Haroun misses to the left of the goal. Joe Newell is brought on as a substitute for Daniel Kearns.

49:56
Goal
 

Barry Robson takes a inswinging corner from the right by-line to the near post, Scott McDonald finds the back of the net with a goal from close range to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-0 Peterborough.Barry Robson provided the assist for the goal.

49:52
 

The ball is delivered by Justin Hoyte, Tom Kennedy gets a block in.

48:04
 

Centre by Faris Haroun.

47:19
 

The ball is swung over by Justin Hoyte, save made by Joe Lewis.

46:30
 

Centre by Julio Arca.

46:11
 

Scott McDonald delivers the ball, Gabriel Zakuani manages to make a clearance.

45:39 +0.39
 

The ball is delivered by Joe Bennett, save by Joe Lewis.

45:01
Substitution
 

Nicky Bailey goes off and Kevin Thomson comes on.

43:10
 

Centre by Nicky Bailey, Tom Kennedy gets a block in.

41:45
 

Foul by Daniel Kearns on Joe Bennett, free kick awarded. Barry Robson takes the free kick.

40:34
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Daniel Kearns on Joe Bennett. Daniel Kearns goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Nicky Bailey takes the free kick.

39:25
 

Centre by Emile Sinclair, blocked by Rhys Williams.

38:41
 

Scott McDonald is ruled offside. Indirect free kick taken by Joe Lewis.

36:15
 

Barry Robson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that misses to the right of the target.

34:31
 

Scott McDonald crosses the ball, Scott Wootton manages to make a clearance.

34:13
 

Joe Bennett sends in a cross.

33:36
 

Joe Bennett gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Daniel Kearns. Craig Alcock takes the free kick.

32:10
 

The ball is swung over by Justin Hoyte.

29:42
 

Bart Ogbeche challenges Gabriel Zakuani unfairly and gives away a free kick. Tom Kennedy takes the free kick.

27:44
 

Outswinging corner taken from the left by-line by George Boyd, Headed effort from deep inside the area by Gabriel Zakuani misses to the right of the target.

26:36
 

Bart Ogbeche takes a shot. Gabriel Zakuani gets a block in.

25:30
 

Effort from the edge of the penalty box by Scott McDonald goes wide of the right-hand upright.

25:20
 

Centre by Barry Robson, clearance by Tom Kennedy.

24:03
 

Effort on goal by Barry Robson from just outside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the target.

23:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by George Boyd. Rhys Williams takes the free kick.

22:24
 

The ball is sent over by Julio Arca.

21:23
 

Foul by Nicky Bailey on George Boyd, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Daniel Kearns, Jason Steele makes a save.

20:55
 

Daniel Kearns crosses the ball.

19:33
 

Shot from just outside the box by Justin Hoyte misses to the left of the goal.

17:26
 

Bart Ogbeche takes a shot. Save by Joe Lewis.

15:34
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by George Boyd on Barry Robson. Nicky Bailey restarts play with the free kick.

13:46
 

Corner taken by Barry Robson, clearance made by Scott Wootton.

12:00
 

Centre by Bart Ogbeche, clearance made by Craig Alcock.

10:21
 

Effort from outside the penalty box by Barry Robson goes wide left of the target.

10:15
 

A cross is delivered by Faris Haroun.

9:33
 

George Boyd gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Bailey.

8:40
 

Matthew Bates concedes a free kick for a foul on Paul Taylor. Tom Kennedy restarts play with the free kick.

7:48
 

Nicky Bailey sends in a cross, Craig Alcock manages to make a clearance.

7:04
 

Barry Robson takes the outswinging corner, clearance made by Gabriel Zakuani.

6:58
 

Joe Bennett sends in a cross, Craig Alcock gets a block in.

6:35
 

The referee blows for offside. Rhys Williams restarts play with the free kick.

5:31
 

Nicky Bailey produces a right-footed shot from long distance which goes wide right of the goal.

5:24
 

Barry Robson crosses the ball, clearance made by Gabriel Zakuani.

5:17
 

Centre by Joe Bennett.

3:00
 

Joe Bennett sends in a cross, Ryan Bennett makes a clearance. Centre by Justin Hoyte, Bart Ogbeche has a headed effort at goal from just inside the penalty area that misses to the left of the target.

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

Full Sky Bet Championship Table