• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 06 August 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium
Middlesbrough

Middlesbrough

Emnes 25"

Emnes 23"

Williams 53"

2 - 2
Portsmouth

Portsmouth

Norris 46"

Varney 90"

Middlesbrough vs Portsmouth


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

13 Ikeme
29 McMahon
6 McManus
4 Bates
3 Bennett
2 Hoyte
14 Williams53"
10 Bailey
17 Robson
9 Emnes25"23"
7 McDonald
Substitutes
5 Zemmama
11 Kink
24 Hines
22 Martin
33 Smallwood

Portsmouth

1 Ashdown
26 Ben-Haim
3 Rocha
4 Mokoena
6 Hreidarsson
15 Halford
2 Ward
19 Norris46"
8 Mullins
18 Kitson
11 Varney90"
Substitutes
13 Henderson
27 Kanu
17 Williams
20 Dailly

Possession Stats

51%
49%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W W W L D W W L

Portsmouth

L D D L W W L L
Head to Head
Portsmouth
0-0
Middlesbrough 12-Mar-2011
Middlesbrough
2-2
Portsmouth 02-Oct-2010
Portsmouth
0-0
Middlesbrough 14-Mar-1998
Middlesbrough
1-1
Portsmouth 05-Nov-1997
Middlesbrough
4-0
Portsmouth 03-Dec-1994
Portsmouth
0-0
Middlesbrough 23-Oct-1994


Live Text Commentary
96:29 +6.29
 

Foul by Scott McDonald on Greg Halford, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Jamie Ashdown.

96:08 +6.08
 

Nwankwo Kanu gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Justin Hoyte. Joe Bennett restarts play with the free kick.

95:39 +5.39
 

Tony McMahon sends in a cross, save made by Jamie Ashdown.

93:40 +3.4
 

Corner from the left by-line taken by Ryan Williams, Stephen McManus manages to make a clearance.

93:03 +3.03
 

Aaron Mokoena fouled by Rhys Williams, the ref awards a free kick. Jamie Ashdown takes the direct free kick.

92:39 +2.39
Substitution
 

(Middlesbrough) makes a substitution, with Merouane Zemmama coming on for Marvin Emnes.

91:31 +1.31
Goal
 

Luke Varney grabs a goal from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 2-2 Portsmouth.

90:25 +0.25
 

Ryan Williams takes a shot. Stephen McManus gets a block in.

89:49
 

Dave Kitson fouled by Rhys Williams, the ref awards a free kick. Greg Halford takes the free kick.

87:55
 

Unfair challenge on Tal Ben-Haim by Barry Robson results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Tal Ben-Haim.

86:12
 

Corner from right by-line taken by Barry Robson.

84:53
 

Corner taken short by Barry Robson.

84:11
 

Shot from 18 yards by Marvin Emnes. Save by Jamie Ashdown.

83:16
 

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tony McMahon from the left by-line, Joel Ward manages to make a clearance.

82:08
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Matthew Bates by Luke Varney. Christian Dailly replaces Hayden Mullins. Nicky Bailey restarts play with the free kick.

81:50
 

The ball is swung over by Joel Ward, save made by Carl Ikeme.

81:27
 

Luke Varney fouled by Tony McMahon, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Luke Varney.

81:06
 

Justin Hoyte produces a cross, save made by Jamie Ashdown.

80:02
 

Hayden Mullins challenges Marvin Emnes unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nicky Bailey takes the direct free kick.

78:23
 

Tony McMahon takes the inswinging corner, Nwankwo Kanu makes a clearance.

77:58
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Aaron Mokoena gets a block in.

76:39
 

Tal Ben-Haim challenges Barry Robson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Barry Robson takes the free kick.

74:58
 

Aaron Mokoena challenges Barry Robson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Aaron Mokoena receives a caution. Carl Ikeme takes the direct free kick.

74:44
 

Short corner worked by David Norris.

74:30
 

Luke Varney sends in a cross, Matthew Bates manages to make a clearance.

73:36
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Joel Ward. Joel Ward is booked. Justin Hoyte restarts play with the free kick.

72:58
 

Corner taken by David Norris from the right by-line, Stephen McManus makes a clearance.

70:28
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rhys Williams on Tal Ben-Haim. Rhys Williams is cautioned. Greg Halford has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

63:07
Substitution
 

Nwankwo Kanu on for Ricardo Rocha.

62:37
Substitution
 

Ryan Williams on for Hermann Hreidarsson.

60:12
 

Dave Kitson sends in a cross, clearance made by Rhys Williams.

57:07
Yellow card
 

The official flags Marvin Emnes offside. The referee shows Hermann Hreidarsson a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Jamie Ashdown restarts play with the free kick.

56:31
 

Centre by Barry Robson.

54:34
Yellow card
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Greg Halford on Scott McDonald. Greg Halford is given a yellow card. The referee shows Scott McDonald a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Tal Ben-Haim is given a yellow card. Direct free kick taken by Justin Hoyte.

53:29
Goal
 

Rhys Williams gets on the score sheet with a goal from just inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 2-1 Portsmouth.Assist by Nicky Bailey.

49:03 +4.03
 

Hermann Hreidarsson takes a shot. Blocked by Tony McMahon.

50:33
 

The ball is delivered by Tony McMahon.

50:14
 

Luke Varney is adjudged to have handled the ball. Tony McMahon takes the free kick.

49:26
 

Tony McMahon handles the ball and concedes a free kick. Hermann Hreidarsson restarts play with the free kick.

46:19 +1.19
 

Matthew Bates challenges Dave Kitson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Greg Halford takes the direct free kick.

46:35
Goal
 

David Norris fires in a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-1 Portsmouth.The assist for the goal came from Aaron Mokoena.

46:11
 

Scott McDonald crosses the ball, save made by Jamie Ashdown.

45:55 +0.55
 

Barry Robson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Hermann Hreidarsson. Direct free kick taken by Ricardo Rocha.

45:14
 

Joel Ward concedes a free kick for a foul on Rhys Williams. Matthew Bates restarts play with the free kick.

44:30
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Robson by Luke Varney. Tony McMahon takes the direct free kick.

43:20
 

Hayden Mullins takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.

42:27
 

Scott McDonald has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

42:02
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Varney on Tony McMahon. Matthew Bates takes the direct free kick.

41:37
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Tal Ben-Haim on Joe Bennett. Justin Hoyte takes the direct free kick.

40:10
 

Scott McDonald crosses the ball, Barry Robson has shot on goal from just outside the area which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

36:57
 

Hayden Mullins concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Robson. Free kick crossed by Barry Robson, Ricardo Rocha manages to make a clearance.

36:45
 

The ball is delivered by Tony McMahon, Hayden Mullins makes a clearance.

36:10
 

Aaron Mokoena concedes a free kick for a foul on Rhys Williams. Free kick taken by Barry Robson.

33:01
 

Justin Hoyte has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the left-hand upright.

32:03
 

Tal Ben-Haim crosses the ball, clearance made by Nicky Bailey.

31:28
 

Luke Varney fouled by Tony McMahon, the ref awards a free kick. David Norris restarts play with the free kick.

29:02
 

Tal Ben-Haim fouled by Joe Bennett, the ref awards a free kick. Tal Ben-Haim restarts play with the free kick.

28:13
 

Scott McDonald has shot on goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

27:29
 

Shot by Joe Bennett from 25 yards. Jamie Ashdown makes a save.

25:33
Goal
 

A goal is scored by Marvin Emnes from just inside the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-0 Portsmouth.The assist for the goal came from Scott McDonald.

21:23
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Hayden Mullins. Direct free kick taken by Carl Ikeme.

20:34
 

Foul by Barry Robson on Ricardo Rocha, free kick awarded. Ricardo Rocha takes the direct free kick.

19:59
 

Shot from just outside the penalty box by David Norris misses to the left of the target.

18:10
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Dave Kitson by Barry Robson. Direct free kick taken by Dave Kitson. Tony McMahon fouled by Hermann Hreidarsson, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

17:03
 

Ricardo Rocha challenges Tony McMahon unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony McMahon. Barry Robson takes a shot. Comfortable save by Jamie Ashdown.

15:30
 

Barry Robson sends in a cross.

13:12
 

Dave Kitson takes a shot. Corner taken by David Norris from the left by-line, Headed effort on goal by Greg Halford from inside the penalty box misses to the right of the goal.

12:55
 

Hermann Hreidarsson delivers the ball, Justin Hoyte manages to make a clearance.

12:07
 

Tal Ben-Haim crosses the ball, clearance made by Tony McMahon.

10:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Barry Robson on Luke Varney. Jamie Ashdown takes the free kick.

5:35
 

Barry Robson produces a left-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.

5:00
 

The ball is crossed by Tony McMahon, Greg Halford manages to make a clearance.

3:56
 

Scott McDonald fouled by Aaron Mokoena, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

3:43
 

The ball is sent over by Luke Varney, clearance by Matthew Bates.

2:48
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Luke Varney on Barry Robson. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Bates.

1:44
 

The ball is delivered by Tony McMahon. Scott McDonald is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Jamie Ashdown takes the indirect free kick.

Sky Bet Championship table

Pos Team Pld GD Pts
1 Bournemouth 46 53 90
2 Watford 46 41 89
3 Norwich 46 40 86
4 Middlesbrough 46 31 85
5 Brentford 46 19 78
6 Ipswich 46 18 78
7 Wolverhampton 46 14 78
8 Derby 46 29 77
9 Blackburn 46 7 67
10 Birmingham 46 -10 63

Full Sky Bet Championship Table