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The ball is delivered by Joe Bennett, clearance by Michael Duff.
A cross is delivered by Tony McMahon.
Tony McMahon produces a cross.
Ross Wallace takes a short corner.
Tony McMahon takes a shot from 20 yards. Save by Lee Grant.
Charlie Austin is brought on as a substitute for Martin Paterson.
The ball is sent over by Tony McMahon, Headed from the edge of the area by Lukas Jutkiewicz goes wide of the left-hand upright.
Justin Hoyte crosses the ball, blocked by Ben Mee.
Joe Bennett delivers the ball, clearance made by Ben Mee.
The referee blows for offside. Lee Grant takes the free kick.
Jay Rodriguez concedes a free kick for a foul on Kevin Thomson. Kevin Thomson takes the direct free kick.
Inswinging corner taken from the right by-line by Tony McMahon. Corner taken by Tony McMahon from the right by-line, Corner taken by Tony McMahon, Justin Hoyte takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the crossbar. Merouane Zemmama produces a drilled right-footed shot from 20 yards. Blocked by David Edgar.
Justin Hoyte sends in a cross, David Edgar manages to make a clearance.
Justin Hoyte produces a cross, save by Lee Grant.
Merouane Zemmama comes on in place of Scott McDonald.
Foul by Marvin Bartley on Kevin Thomson, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Connor Ripley.
The ball is delivered by Chris McCann, Lukas Jutkiewicz manages to make a clearance.
Martin Paterson fouled by Faris Haroun, the ref awards a free kick. Kieran Trippier restarts play with the free kick. Faris Haroun is booked.
(Middlesbrough) makes a substitution, with Tony McMahon coming on for Julio Arca.
Scott McDonald has a shot on goal from outside the area which misses left.
Shot by Lukas Jutkiewicz from just outside the area goes over the net.
Unfair challenge on Lukas Jutkiewicz by Dean Marney results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Connor Ripley.
Foul by Kevin Thomson on Dean Marney, free kick awarded. Free kick taken by Michael Duff.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Dean Marney on Marvin Emnes. Direct free kick taken by Kevin Thomson. Dean Marney is cautioned by the ref for unsporting behaviour.
The ball is delivered by Joe Bennett, save made by Lee Grant.
Inswinging corner taken by Ross Wallace from the right by-line, Connor Ripley makes a save.
Richard Smallwood leaves the field to be replaced by Lukas Jutkiewicz.
Inswinging corner taken left-footed by Ross Wallace, clearance by Rhys Williams.
Marvin Bartley on for Junior Stanislas.
The referee penalises Kieran Trippier for handball. Julio Arca takes the free kick.
Unfair challenge on Kevin Thomson by Martin Paterson results in a free kick. Rhys Williams restarts play with the free kick.
Rhys Williams challenges Martin Paterson unfairly and gives away a free kick. Martin Paterson receives a caution. Free kick crossed by Ross Wallace, clearance made by Rhys Williams.
Martin Paterson gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Justin Hoyte. Connor Ripley takes the direct free kick.
The ball is delivered by Joe Bennett, blocked by Kieran Trippier.
Jay Rodriguez has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.
Jay Rodriguez has a drilled shot. Save made by Connor Ripley.
Faris Haroun takes a shot and cleared the goal.
Kieran Trippier challenges Scott McDonald unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Richard Smallwood.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Rhys Williams on Dean Marney. Rhys Williams goes into the book for unsporting behaviour. Kieran Trippier delivers the ball from the free kick right-footed from right channel.
Corner taken left-footed by Julio Arca, Header on goal by Faris Haroun from inside the box goes harmlessly over the target.
Corner taken by Junior Stanislas, Matthew Bates makes a clearance.
Unfair challenge on Scott McDonald by Michael Duff results in a free kick. Marvin Emnes produces a shot on goal direct from the free kick.
Justin Hoyte sends in a cross, blocked by David Edgar.
Inswinging corner taken by Julio Arca, Ben Mee manages to make a clearance.
The ball is swung over by Faris Haroun, blocked by Junior Stanislas.
Unfair challenge on Jay Rodriguez by Marvin Emnes results in a free kick. Ben Mee takes the direct free kick.
Goal scored by Kieran Trippier from 35 yards. Middlesbrough 0-2 Burnley.
The ball is delivered by Junior Stanislas, Effort on goal by Martin Paterson from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.
The ball is delivered by Joe Bennett.
Marvin Emnes fouled by Chris McCann, the ref awards a free kick. Kevin Thomson takes the direct free kick.
Dean Marney gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes. Direct free kick taken by Matthew Bates.
Ross Wallace has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.
Effort on goal by Kieran Trippier from 35 yards cleared the net.
The ball is crossed by Faris Haroun, save by Lee Grant.
Jay Rodriguez has an effort at goal from deep inside the area missing to the left of the target.
Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Julio Arca, clearance by Chris McCann.
A cross is delivered by Joe Bennett, Kieran Trippier makes a clearance.
Ben Mee challenges Faris Haroun unfairly and gives away a free kick. Richard Smallwood takes the direct free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Martin Paterson by Richard Smallwood. Kieran Trippier restarts play with the free kick.
Dean Marney produces a right-footed shot from just outside the box that goes wide left of the goal.
The ball is crossed by Justin Hoyte, Michael Duff manages to make a clearance.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Martin Paterson on Matthew Bates. Matthew Bates takes the direct free kick.
Corner from the right by-line taken by Ross Wallace, Jay Rodriguez scores a goal from the edge of the area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 0-1 Burnley.Ross Wallace provided the assist for the goal.
Martin Paterson is ruled offside. Connor Ripley restarts play with the free kick.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Chris McCann on Scott McDonald. Free kick taken by Kevin Thomson.
Robson suspended for Boro
Middlesbrough midfielder Barry Robson will miss Saturday's npower Championship clash with Burnley through suspension.
The Scotland international will complete a two-match ban after picking up his 10th booking of the season in the 3-0 defeat at Blackpool on January 2.
Manager Tony Mowbray also has a series of injury concerns for the game, in which fourth-placed Boro will attempt to rein in top two Southampton and West Ham, who are only two points better off.
Goalkeeper Jason Steele has a groin problem, while midfielders Julio Arca (knee) and Merouane Zemmama (groin) are also doubts. All three will be assessed over the next 24 hours before Mowbray makes a final decision.
However, midfielder Nicky Bailey will be sidelined for up to eight weeks after damaging his medial ligament in the 1-1 draw with Peterborough on New Year's Eve.
Burnley will have full-back Kieran Trippier available.
Tripper was forced to sit out last weekend's FA Cup clash as he served a one-game suspension for his red card in the 2-1 defeat at Leeds in the npower Championship.
If selected, Trippier will make his first appearance for the Clarets since his loan move from Manchester City was made permanent last week.
Fellow defender Michael Duff has resumed training following a hamstring problem but remains doubtful.
Ross Wallace was substituted after suffering a knock in the 4-1 defeat at Carrow Road, but is fully fit to resume his role on the wing.
Burnley have lost both of their competitive fixtures in 2012 and will be looking for a return to the rich vein of form that closed last year with six wins in seven matches.
Clarets maintain play-off push
A scintillating first-half display gave Burnley a 2-0 win and moved them to within touching distance of the npower Championship play-off places as Middlesbrough suffered back-to-back league defeats for the first time in 11 months.
In their previous Championship outing Tony Mowbray's side were put to the sword 3-0 at Blackpool and they suffered more Lancastrian misery as Burnley completed the scoring inside the first half hour at the Riverside Stadium.
Clarets top scorer Jay Rodriguez gave Eddie Howe's Clarets an early lead, converting a well-worked set piece, before full-back Kieran Trippier got the better of rookie goalkeeper Connor Ripley from distance in the 28th minute.
Scott McDonald spurned one of Boro's few opportunities in a first half dominated by the visitors.
Rodriguez should have ended the contest moments after half-time, but Burnley were able to survive a late Middlesbrough rally with relative ease.
Boro slip five points behind leaders Southampton, while Burnley are one of four teams on 39 points, one shy of the top six.
Trippier and Michael Duff returned to the Burnley defence following absences due to suspension and injury respectively, while Howe restored winger Junior Stanislas.
New signing Lukas Jutkiewicz took up a place on the Middlesbrough bench and Jason Steele's groin injury meant Ripley, son of former Blackburn and Southampton winger Stuart, made his full debut in one of three changes from the FA Cup win over Shrewsbury.
The 18-year-old's first task was to pick the ball out of the net as Burnley took a sixth minute lead with a goal straight from the training ground.
David Edgar dummied Ross Wallace's corner for Rodriguez to drill home his 14th of the season.
Dean Marney was inches away from doubling the advantage as his fizzing 20-yard volley flashed narrowly past the post, while Rodriguez was narrowly off target with a clinical half volley on the turn.
The visitors were making all the running and in the 27th minute Stanislas' measured, curling ball into the box found Martin Paterson, who prodded wide.
Just as it was beginning to look like Burnley would rue their profligacy, Trippier speculatively let fly from 35 yards to somehow find a way through Ripley's defences and make it 2-0.
Middlesbrough began to edge their way into the game as half-time approach with an unmarked Faris Haroun rising to head Julio Arca's corner over the bar before Justin Hoyte raced down the Burnley left, only for McDonald to greet his cross with an air shot.
The result was almost put beyond doubt moment after the interval when a long clearance from Clarets goalkeeper Lee Grant found its way through a static Boro backline, but Rodriguez dragged his shot wide.
Ripley's torrid afternoon continued in the 56th minute when he misjudged an inswinging Wallace corner, leaving his defenders to scramble the goalbound set piece clear.
Jutkiewicz then replaced Richard Smallwood and a goalkeeping error at the other end almost handed him a dream start.
Grant took a loose touch as he received a throw-in from Trippier and a sliced volleyed clearance fell to Jutkiewicz, although he could only fire over from 20 yards.
Entering the final 10 minutes, a pair of testing corners from Middlesbrough substitute Tony McMahon presented opportunities to Haroun and Hoyte, but the Burnley defence stood firm.
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