• Sky Bet Championship
  • Date: Sat 26 February 2011
  • Kick-off: 15:00
  • Venue: The Riverside Stadium
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Queens Park Rangers

Queens Park Rangers

Helguson 40"

Helguson 60"

Taarabt 67" (P)

Middlesbrough vs Queens Park Rangers


Team Lineups

Middlesbrough

30 Steele
29 McMahon
24 Hines
12 Davies
27 Bennett
32 Emnes
20 Arca
10 Bailey
26 Taylor
7 McDonald
15 Lita
Substitutes
39 Ripley
3 Haas
5 Zemmama
9 Boyd
17 Robson
23 Grounds
33 Smallwood

Queens Park Rangers

1 Kenny
2 Orr
5 Hall
41 Shittu
3 Hill
15 Routledge
4 Derry
11 Faurlin
7 Taarabt67"
9 Helguson40"60"
10 Buzsaky
Substitutes
24 Cerny
13 Gorkss
16 Connolly
20 Hulse
23 Moen
25 Ephraim
29 Miller

Possession Stats

44%
56%

Form Guide - Sky Bet Championship

Middlesbrough

W L D D W D L W

Queens Park Rangers

W W W L D W W W
Head to Head
QPR
3-0
Middlesbrough 11-Sep-2010
Middlesbrough
2-0
QPR 27-Feb-2010
QPR
1-5
Middlesbrough 05-Dec-2009
QPR
5-0
Middlesbrough 04-Mar-1998
Middlesbrough
3-0
QPR 08-Nov-1997
QPR
6-1
Middlesbrough 05-Mar-1983


Live Text Commentary
92:14 +2.14
 

Leroy Lita takes a shot. Blocked by Danny Shittu.

91:02 +1.02
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Barry Robson by Shaun Derry. Leroy Lita takes the direct free kick.

89:24
 

Tony McMahon crosses the ball, Danny Shittu makes a clearance. Corner taken by Merouane Zemmama from the left by-line, clearance by Danny Shittu.

88:32
 

Barry Robson challenges Alejandro Faurlin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

87:31
 

Shot from close range by Scott McDonald misses to the right of the goal.

83:24
Substitution
 

Rob Hulse is brought on as a substitute for Heidar Helguson.

81:25
Substitution
 

Maximilian Haas joins the action as a substitute, replacing Andrew Davies.

80:47
 

Fitz Hall produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide right of the target.

78:50
 

Merouane Zemmama concedes a free kick for a foul on Hogan Ephraim. Patrick Kenny takes the direct free kick.

77:43
Substitution
 

Matthew Connolly replaces Bradley Orr. Scott McDonald produces a right-footed shot from just outside the penalty area that goes harmlessly over the target.

75:05
 

Clint Hill gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Barry Robson. Merouane Zemmama restarts play with the free kick.

73:12
 

Heidar Helguson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Andrew Davies. Andrew Davies takes the direct free kick.

71:07
Yellow card
 

Barry Robson is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour. Free kick awarded for a foul by Heidar Helguson on Barry Robson. Tony McMahon shoots direct from the free kick, save made by Patrick Kenny. Corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line, save made by Patrick Kenny.

68:56
Substitution
 

Hogan Ephraim replaces Akos Buzsaky. Adel Taarabt has shot on goal from just outside the penalty box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

68:17
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Fitz Hall by Leroy Lita. Free kick taken by Patrick Kenny.

67:22
Goal
 

Adel Taarabt scores a penalty. Middlesbrough 0-3 QPR.Merouane Zemmama concedes a Penalty for a foul on Adel Taarabt.

63:45
 

Wayne Routledge is caught offside. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

62:20
 

Heidar Helguson challenges Seb Hines unfairly and gives away a free kick. Nicky Bailey restarts play with the free kick.

60:06
Goal
 

Heidar Helguson grabs a headed goal from close in. Middlesbrough 0-2 QPR.Assist on the goal came from Wayne Routledge.

59:21
 

Foul by Tony McMahon on Heidar Helguson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Clint Hill.

58:43
Substitution
 

Merouane Zemmama replaces Marvin Emnes. Julio Arca leaves the field to be replaced by Barry Robson.

55:33
 

Joe Bennett sends in a cross.

55:07
 

Andrew Davies fouled by Heidar Helguson, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Bailey.

54:35
 

Handball decision goes against Scott McDonald. Patrick Kenny takes the indirect free kick.

53:53
 

Effort from the edge of the area by Adel Taarabt goes wide of the right-hand upright.

52:59
 

Akos Buzsaky has an effort at goal from outside the penalty area missing to the wide left of the goal.

51:38
 

Foul by Shaun Derry on Leroy Lita, free kick awarded. Nicky Bailey restarts play with the free kick.

48:23
 

Clint Hill challenges Seb Hines unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Tony McMahon.

46:14 +1.14
 

Andrew Davies gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Heidar Helguson. Patrick Kenny restarts play with the free kick.

46:07
 

Tony McMahon challenges Alejandro Faurlin unfairly and gives away a free kick. Patrick Kenny restarts play with the free kick.

45:44 +0.44
Yellow card
 

Fitz Hall is booked. Foul by Fitz Hall on Leroy Lita, free kick awarded. Tony McMahon takes the free kick.

44:56
 

The ball is crossed by Scott McDonald, Clint Hill manages to make a clearance.

40:36
Goal
 

Heidar Helguson gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 0-1 QPR.The assist for the goal came from Adel Taarabt.

40:07
 

The ball is swung over by Tony McMahon, save made by Patrick Kenny.

39:01
 

Tony McMahon takes a outswinging corner from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Heidar Helguson.

38:43
 

Tony McMahon produces a cross, Fitz Hall manages to make a clearance.

38:26
 

Tony McMahon delivers the ball, Danny Shittu makes a clearance.

36:30
 

Effort from the edge of the box by Heidar Helguson goes wide of the left-hand post.

35:53
 

Bradley Orr delivers the ball, clearance by Nicky Bailey.

35:21
 

Unfair challenge on Danny Shittu by Leroy Lita results in a free kick. Patrick Kenny takes the direct free kick.

34:50
 

Shot on goal by Adel Taarabt from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

34:07
 

The offside flag is raised against Leroy Lita. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.

33:15
 

Centre by Wayne Routledge, clearance made by Andrew Davies.

31:55
 

Adel Taarabt takes a shot. Jason Steele makes a save.

30:00
 

The ball is delivered by Wayne Routledge.

27:49
 

Tony McMahon sends in a cross, clearance made by Fitz Hall.

26:30
 

Tony McMahon fouled by Adel Taarabt, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

23:44
 

The official flags Scott McDonald offside. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.

23:10
 

Shot from just outside the penalty area by Adel Taarabt misses to the left of the target.

22:26
 

Centre by Leroy Lita, Fitz Hall manages to make a clearance.

21:40
 

The ball is swung over by Wayne Routledge.

19:01
 

The official flags Scott McDonald offside. Patrick Kenny takes the free kick.

16:24
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Wayne Routledge by Joe Bennett. Direct free kick taken by Adel Taarabt.

15:24
 

Adel Taarabt has an effort at goal. Save by Jason Steele.

13:15
 

Alejandro Faurlin is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour. Alejandro Faurlin concedes a free kick for a foul on Joe Bennett. Free kick taken by Joe Bennett.

11:25
 

A cross is delivered by Wayne Routledge, Seb Hines manages to make a clearance. Corner taken by Adel Taarabt from the left by-line, Fitz Hall challenges Seb Hines unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

11:17
 

Adel Taarabt produces a cross, save by Jason Steele.

9:58
 

The ball is sent over by Adel Taarabt. Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Adel Taarabt, Tony McMahon manages to make a clearance.

8:44
 

Unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey by Heidar Helguson results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Davies.

6:14
 

Foul by Adel Taarabt on Julio Arca, free kick awarded. Tony McMahon restarts play with the free kick.

5:39
 

Adel Taarabt is caught offside. Jason Steele takes the free kick.

3:15
 

The ball is swung over by Tony McMahon.

1:00
 

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Save by Patrick Kenny.

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