• 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 -

Middlesbrough

Portsmouth

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


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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.

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.

49:03 +4.03
 

Hermann Hreidarsson takes a shot. Blocked by Tony McMahon.

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.

46:19 +1.19
 

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

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.

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