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  • Date:19 Nov 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Riverside Stadium
  • Attendance:18,128
  • McDonald (14) McDonald (72)
  • Sylvestre (20)
    Shelvey (77)
Goal!

Live Commentary

93mins

Stephen McManus produces a left-footed shot from just outside the area that goes wide left of the goal.

93mins

A cross is delivered by Jonjo Shelvey, Kevin Phillips takes a shot. Stephen McManus gets a block in.

92mins

The ball is crossed by Billy Clarke, Tony McMahon gets a block in.

91mins

The ball is delivered by Matt Phillips, Effort from inside the area by Billy Clarke misses to the right of the target.

89mins

Nicky Bailey is shown a yellow card for unsporting behaviour.

89mins

Nicky Bailey concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Ferguson. Stephen Crainey restarts play with the free kick.

88mins

A cross is delivered by Alex Nimely, save by Matthew Gilks.

87mins

The ball is crossed by Billy Clarke, Bart Ogbeche gets a block in.

87mins

Billy Clarke takes a outswinging corner.

86mins

Corner taken right-footed by Billy Clarke from the left by-line, clearance made by Matthew Bates.

86mins

Jonjo Shelvey takes a shot. Blocked by Nicky Bailey.

83mins

Bart Ogbeche joins the action as a substitute, replacing Scott McDonald. Merouane Zemmama leaves the field to be replaced by Faris Haroun.

82mins

Tony McMahon fouled by Jonjo Shelvey, the ref awards a free kick. Barry Robson delivers the ball from the free kick left-footed from right channel, save made by Matthew Gilks.

81mins

Corner taken left-footed by Barry Robson from the right by-line, Billy Clarke makes a clearance.

81mins

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Blocked by Jonjo Shelvey.

78mins

Jonjo Shelvey finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the penalty area high into the middle of the goal. Middlesbrough 2-2 Blackpool.

77mins

Alex Nimely is brought on as a substitute for Rhys Williams.

76mins

Marvin Emnes is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Alex Baptiste.

74mins

Jonjo Shelvey challenges Scott McDonald unfairly and gives away a free kick. (Blackpool) makes a substitution, with Billy Clarke coming on for Ludovic Sylvestre. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

73mins

Rhys Williams delivers the ball, Scott McDonald gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 2-1 Blackpool.Assist on the goal came from Rhys Williams.

72mins

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Barry Robson, clearance made by Ludovic Sylvestre.

71mins

Callum McManaman goes off and Kevin Phillips comes on.

70mins

The ball is sent over by Matt Phillips.

70mins

Scott McDonald gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matthew Gilks. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.

69mins

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

69mins

Scott McDonald takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

68mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Tony McMahon. Keith Southern takes the direct free kick.

67mins

Merouane Zemmama gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Matt Phillips. Direct free kick taken by Alex Baptiste.

66mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Rhys Williams on Barry Ferguson. Ian Evatt takes the free kick.

65mins

Matt Phillips is brought on as a substitute for Gary Taylor-Fletcher.

65mins

Corner taken by Barry Robson played to the near post, Close range headed effort by Ian Evatt misses to the right of the goal.

64mins

Corner taken right-footed by Tony McMahon from the left by-line, Stephen Crainey makes a clearance.

64mins

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

63mins

A cross is delivered by Tony McMahon.

63mins

Marvin Emnes delivers the ball, Matthew Gilks makes a save.

62mins

Corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line.

61mins

Foul by Callum McManaman on Joe Bennett, free kick awarded. Free kick crossed right-footed by Merouane Zemmama, clearance made by Stephen Crainey.

61mins

The ball is sent over by Tony McMahon.

60mins

Effort from outside the penalty box by Merouane Zemmama goes wide right of the goal.

59mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Tony McMahon played to the near post, clearance made by Stephen Crainey.

59mins

A cross is delivered by Tony McMahon, Ian Evatt makes a clearance.

58mins

The ball is crossed by Rhys Williams, save by Matthew Gilks.

58mins

The ball is delivered by Barry Robson.

57mins

Corner taken by Tony McMahon played to the near post, Keith Southern manages to make a clearance.

57mins

Marvin Emnes delivers the ball, blocked by Craig Cathcart.

57mins

The ball is swung over by Merouane Zemmama.

55mins

The referee blows for offside against Marvin Emnes. Free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

55mins

The assistant referee flags for offside against Joe Bennett. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

54mins

Centre by Marvin Emnes, Alex Baptiste makes a clearance.

54mins

Barry Robson produces a cross, clearance made by Keith Southern.

54mins

Scott McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Keith Southern. Free kick taken by Stephen Crainey.

51mins

Gary Taylor-Fletcher is penalised for a handball. Merouane Zemmama takes the free kick.

47mins

Ludovic Sylvestre produces a cross, Header by Keith Southern from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the goal.

46mins

Marvin Emnes is caught offside. Indirect free kick taken by Matthew Gilks.

46mins

Gary Taylor-Fletcher takes a shot. Stephen McManus gets a block in.

45mins

The referee blows for offside. Matthew Gilks takes the indirect free kick.

42mins

Gary Taylor-Fletcher challenges Jason Steele unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Jason Steele.

41mins

Gary Taylor-Fletcher gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Nicky Bailey. Direct free kick taken by Nicky Bailey.

39mins

Outswinging corner taken by Ludovic Sylvestre, Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Craig Cathcart goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

38mins

Callum McManaman has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

36mins

Merouane Zemmama produces a cross, Shot from inside the six-yard box by Barry Robson goes wide right of the goal.

36mins

A cross is delivered by Tony McMahon, Scott McDonald takes a shot. Matthew Gilks makes a save.

34mins

A cross is delivered by Joe Bennett, clearance by Stephen Crainey.

34mins

Merouane Zemmama takes a shot. Alex Baptiste gets a block in.

33mins

Tony McMahon takes the inswinging corner, Ludovic Sylvestre manages to make a clearance.

33mins

Merouane Zemmama takes a shot. Barry Ferguson gets a block in.

32mins

The offside flag is raised against Scott McDonald. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.

31mins

Shot from inside the area by Barry Robson clears the bar.

31mins

The ball is crossed by Merouane Zemmama, save by Matthew Gilks.

30mins

The ball is sent over by Scott McDonald, Ian Evatt manages to make a clearance.

29mins

Joe Bennett takes a shot. Save by Matthew Gilks.

27mins

Jonjo Shelvey concedes a free kick for a foul on Barry Robson. Direct free kick taken by Jason Steele.

25mins

Foul by Scott McDonald on Ludovic Sylvestre, free kick awarded. Barry Ferguson takes the free kick.

22mins

Marvin Emnes fouled by Alex Baptiste, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick crossed right-footed by Tony McMahon from left wing, save made by Matthew Gilks.

21mins

Ludovic Sylvestre finds the back of the net with a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-1 Blackpool.The assist for the goal came from Gary Taylor-Fletcher.

20mins

Corner taken right-footed by Tony McMahon, Scott McDonald concedes a free kick for a foul on Ludovic Sylvestre. Matthew Gilks takes the free kick.

20mins

The ball is delivered by Marvin Emnes, Craig Cathcart gets a block in.

19mins

The ball is sent over by Merouane Zemmama, save by Matthew Gilks.

17mins

Inswinging corner taken right-footed by Ludovic Sylvestre from the right by-line, Ian Evatt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Rhys Williams. Jason Steele restarts play with the free kick.

17mins

Callum McManaman crosses the ball, clearance made by Joe Bennett.

16mins

Barry Robson produces a cross, Scott McDonald scores a headed goal from inside the penalty box. Middlesbrough 1-0 Blackpool.Barry Robson provided the assist for the goal.

11mins

The ball is sent over by Merouane Zemmama, clearance by Craig Cathcart.

11mins

Marvin Emnes fouled by Ian Evatt, the ref awards a free kick. Nicky Bailey takes the direct free kick.

10mins

The official flags Callum McManaman offside. Tony McMahon takes the free kick.

9mins

Alex Baptiste concedes a free kick for a foul on Marvin Emnes. Alex Baptiste is cautioned. Free kick taken by Merouane Zemmama.

9mins

Header by Stephen McManus from inside the area strikes the post.

8mins

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Ludovic Sylvestre. Barry Robson takes the direct free kick.

6mins

The ball is crossed by Barry Robson.

5mins

A cross is delivered by Barry Robson.

4mins

Ian Evatt gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes. Nicky Bailey takes the free kick.

3mins

Merouane Zemmama gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Ludovic Sylvestre. Free kick taken by Barry Ferguson.

3mins

Joe Bennett produces a cross, Matthew Gilks makes a save.

2mins

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ian Evatt on Marvin Emnes. Merouane Zemmama takes the free kick.

Match Preview

Williams back for Boro Middlesbrough boss Tony Mowbray has been boosted by Rhys Williams' return to training ahead of the npower Championship clash with Blackpool. The versatile 23-year-old was substituted with a knee problem during Australia's shock 1-0 World Cup qualifier defeat by Oman in Muscat on Friday, but was able to train with his team-mates on Thursday morning. Midfielder Nicky Bailey was also able to take part after nursing a calf muscle injury, and both have a chance of being involved in Saturday's game at the Riverside Stadium, as does defender Seb Hines following an ankle problem. However, the news on Justin Hoyte and Kevin Thomson is not so positive. Full-back Hoyte tweaked a hamstring during the 3-1 victory at Doncaster on November 1 and limped off after just 21 minutes, while midfielder Thomson has been out of action since the 2-0 defeat at Nottingham Forest on October 18, also with a hamstring problem, and neither are expected to be fit. Kevin Phillips has given Blackpool manager Ian Holloway a selection headache ahead of the trip. Phillips came off the bench to score a stunning winner in the 1-0 success over Millwall, but fellow strikers Lomana LuaLua and Jonjo Shelvey were the instigators of the 5-0 demolition of Leeds the week before. Elliot Grandin is another attacking option for Holloway, but the Frenchman is not yet match-fit following his recovery from a foot injury. Goalkeeper Mark Halstead has joined Stockport on a three-month loan, while Gary Taylor-Fletcher remains sidelined with a pelvis problem. Aside from Taylor-Fletcher and Grandin, Holloway`s side have no injury concerns as they look to make it three wins on the bounce and consolidate their place in the Championship play-off places.

Formation:442Manager: Tony Mowbray

Middlesbrough

Formation: 442Manager: Ian Holloway

Blackpool

  • Jason Steele
  • Tony McMahon
  • Matthew Bates
  • Stephen McManus
  • Joe Bennett
  • Barry Robson
  • Nicky Bailey
  • Rhys Williams
  • Merouane Zemmama
  • Marvin Emnes
  • Scott McDonald
  • SUBS
  • Bart Ogbeche
  • Julio Arca
  • Malaury Martin
  • Alex Nimely
  • Faris Haroun

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Match Report

Shelvey earns Seasiders point Jonjo Shelvey scored his fifth goal in four games as Blackpool twice came from behind to snatch a point in a 2-2 draw at Middlesbrough. The on-loan Liverpool midfielder struck 12 minutes from time, shortly after Scott McDonald appeared to have given the npower Championship's third-placed club the points. It was the second time in the match the Seasiders produced a rapid response after Ludovic Sylvestre cancelled out McDonald's 15th minute opener. Boro are now unbeaten in 16 home matches, but a magnificent display from Matt Gilks in the Blackpool goal was a key factor in them slipping three points behind West Ham in the second automatic promotion spot. Gilks frustrated McDonald and strike-partner Marvin Emnes either side of half-time to leave visiting manager Ian Holloway undoubtedly more satisfied with the point than opposite number Tony Mowbray. Middlesbrough's unchanged XI took to the field in black armbands in tribute to former goalkeeper Brad Jones, whose five-year-old son died on Friday following a battle with leukaemia. Gary Taylor-Fletcher returned to the Blackpool attack in the unexpected absence of Lomana LuaLua for the matchday 16. Stephen McManus was inches away from giving Boro the lead when he planted a header from Barry Robson's free-kick against the post in the eighth minute, but the hosts did not have to wait much longer to gain the advantage. Robson's delivery - this time from open play - was again inch perfect, allowing McDonald to nod past Gilks. But Blackpool's start had been largely composed and, after refusing to be knocked out of their stride, the Seasiders drew level in the 21st minute. Taylor-Fletcher was involved in the build-up, finding Sylvestre on the edge of the area before the French midfielder confidently curled home his first goal for the club. Gilks was forced to push Joe Bennett's drive out of the top corner after Barry Ferguson lost the ball shortly before the half hour. Blackpool were profligate in possession once more moments later, leaving Robson to ride a challenge on the edge of the area and fashion an opening. However the Scotland midfielder thumped over with only Gilks to beat. The visitors' earlier control had become a distant memory and Gilks was called into action once more, thwarting a McDonald header to preserve parity. Middlesbrough resumed in the ascendancy after the interval and Gilks was called into action at his near post to repel Emnes. An astonishing double save from Emnes and McDonald followed, before the latter found a way past Blackpool's inspired goalkeeper to re-establish Boro's lead in the 73rd minute. Sylvestre partially cleared a Robson corner, but when Rhys Williams sent the ball back into the area it fell for McDonald to poach his fourth goal of the season, and a third in two games. But Holloway's men once again found a rapid and clinical reply. Substitute Matt Phillips, making his Blackpool return following a successful loan spell at Sheffield United, launched a raid down the right flank and his cross was met emphatically on the volley by Shelvey to leave Boro keeper Jason Steele with no chance. M

Form Guide

    DLWLWW
  • Middlesbrough
  • VS
  • Blackpool
  • LWLLWW

Last Meetings

  • Blackpool
  • 2 - 0
  • Middlesbrough
  • 16/02/2010
  • Middlesbrough
  • 0 - 3
  • Blackpool
  • 08/12/2009
  • Middlesbrough
  • 0 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 09/02/1974
  • Blackpool
  • 0 - 0
  • Middlesbrough
  • 22/09/1973
  • Middlesbrough
  • 2 - 0
  • Blackpool
  • 02/02/1973
  • Blackpool
  • 0 - 1
  • Middlesbrough
  • 30/09/1972

Top Scorers

Middlesbrough

  • M Emnes 7
  • B Robson 4
  • S McDonald 2
  • R Williams 2
  • N Bailey 1
  • F Haroun 1
  • M Martin 1
  • J Bennett 1

Blackpool

  • K Phillips 7
  • G Taylor-Fletcher 4
  • J Shelvey 4
  • L LuaLua 2
  • D Bogdanovic 2
  • T Ince 2
  • B Ferguson 1
  • B Ormerod 1
  • K Southern 1
  • A Baptiste 1

Goals

Middlesbrough

    • Total goals 32
    • Goals per game 20
  • 1 (For) 1 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 4 (For) 1 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • (For) 2 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 6 (For) 1 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 2 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • (For) 1 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Blackpool

    • Total goals 38
    • Goals per game 26
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 1 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 2 (For) 1 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 2 (For) 2 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 5 (For) 1 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 1 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 8 (For) 3 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

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