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  • Date:25 Apr 2011
  • Kick-off:15:00
  • Venue:The Riverside Stadium
  • Attendance:15,817
  • Taylor (24)
    Arca (24) Kink (90)
  • Jutkiewicz (9)
Goal!

Live Commentary

91:35 +1.35

Centre by Andrew Taylor, A goal is scored by Tarmo Kink from inside the area to the top left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 2-1 Coventry.Assist by Andrew Taylor.

90:48 +0.48

Julio Arca has a drilled shot. Save by Keiren Westwood.

89:06

David Bell takes a shot. Paul Smith makes a save.

88:03

Corner taken by Sammy Clingan, free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Justin Hoyte by Freddy Eastwood. Free kick taken by Paul Smith.

87:51

The ball is sent over by Carl Baker, blocked by Andrew Taylor.

87:03

Barry Robson is adjudged to have handled the ball. Jordan Clarke takes the free kick.

86:32

David Bell is caught offside. Paul Smith takes the free kick.

85:49

Marvin Emnes sends in a cross.

83:38

Freddy Eastwood comes on in place of Clive Platt. Michael McIndoe is brought on as a substitute for Aron Gunnarsson.

83:21

Shot by Marvin Emnes from deep inside the penalty area misses to the left of the target.

81:33

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Aron Gunnarsson by Tarmo Kink. Direct free kick taken by Sammy Clingan.

81:08

Leroy Lita is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Indirect free kick taken by Keiren Westwood.

80:03

Marvin Emnes delivers the ball.

78:48

Foul by Jordan Clarke on Marvin Emnes, free kick awarded. Marvin Emnes produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick, blocked by Clive Platt.

78:26

Tarmo Kink produces a left-footed shot from inside the area that clears the bar.

76:57

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Tarmo Kink by Richard Wood. Richard Wood booked. (Middlesbrough) makes a substitution, with Willo Flood coming on for Richard Smallwood. Direct free kick taken by Barry Robson.

75:54

The ball is crossed by Tarmo Kink.

73:39

Unfair challenge on Barry Robson by Aron Gunnarsson results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

73:06

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Rhys Williams gets a block in.

72:15

The ball is sent over by Richard Wood, Aron Gunnarsson produces a right-footed shot from close in and strikes the post.

70:30

Richard Wood is brought on as a substitute for Stephen O'Halloran.

70:06

The ball is swung over by David Bell, Effort on goal by Sammy Clingan from outside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

69:36

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Save by Keiren Westwood.

69:25

The ball is crossed by Tarmo Kink, clearance by Richard Keogh.

67:28

Free kick awarded for a foul by Ben Gibson on Aron Gunnarsson. Sammy Clingan fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

64:16

Kevin Thomson leaves the field to be replaced by Tarmo Kink.

62:23

Richard Keogh fouled by Leroy Lita, the ref awards a free kick. Jordan Clarke takes the direct free kick.

61:51

David Bell produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the right of the goal.

61:13

Julio Arca is booked.

60:08

Corner taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan from the right by-line, Headed effort from inside the penalty area by Richard Keogh misses to the right of the target.

59:42

Barry Robson takes a shot. Keiren Westwood makes a save.

58:17

Barry Robson takes the inswinging corner, Keiren Westwood makes a save.

57:14

Lukas Jutkiewicz produces a left-footed shot from the edge of the box and misses to the left of the goal.

56:37

The ball is crossed by Marvin Emnes, Jordan Clarke makes a clearance.

54:50

A cross is delivered by Lukas Jutkiewicz, save by Paul Smith.

53:45

Kevin Thomson crosses the ball, clearance by Martin Cranie.

53:25

Short corner taken by Barry Robson.

53:15

Andrew Taylor crosses the ball, clearance made by Aron Gunnarsson.

52:51

Inswinging corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line.

52:38

Barry Robson takes a shot. Keiren Westwood makes a save.

51:46

Long distance shot from Sammy Clingan misses to the left of the net.

51:16

Marvin Emnes takes a shot. Martin Cranie gets a block in.

51:00

Effort on goal by Marvin Emnes from 12 yards. Martin Cranie gets a block in.

50:16

David Bell takes a shot. Save by Paul Smith.

46:44 +1.44

The ball is crossed by David Bell.

43:41

The ball is crossed by Carl Baker, Andrew Taylor manages to make a clearance.

41:53

Carl Baker takes a shot. Blocked by Rhys Williams.

39:43

The official flags Marvin Emnes offside. Ben Gibson on for Andrew Davies. Keiren Westwood takes the free kick.

39:06

Carl Baker takes a shot. Save by Paul Smith.

38:08

Corner taken right-footed by Sammy Clingan.

37:36

Richard Smallwood takes a shot. Blocked by Jordan Clarke.

36:13

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andrew Davies on Lukas Jutkiewicz. Sammy Clingan takes the direct free kick.

35:48

The ball is swung over by Stephen O'Halloran, Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Paul Smith makes a save.

35:34

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Blocked by Rhys Williams.

34:11

Effort on goal by Lukas Jutkiewicz from deep inside the penalty area misses to the right of the goal.

33:19

Justin Hoyte delivers the ball, Jordan Clarke manages to make a clearance.

32:12

The ball is swung over by Barry Robson.

29:17

The ball is swung over by Justin Hoyte, Unfair challenge on Martin Cranie by Marvin Emnes results in a free kick. Keiren Westwood takes the free kick.

28:27

Barry Robson fouled by Stephen O'Halloran, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Barry Robson.

24:23

Julio Arca scores a goal from the edge of the penalty box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 1-1 Coventry.The assist for the goal came from Leroy Lita.

23:02

Unfair challenge on Andrew Davies by Lukas Jutkiewicz results in a free kick. Paul Smith takes the direct free kick.

13:41

Andrew Taylor has an effort at goal from outside the box which misses left.

13:16

The ball is sent over by Andrew Taylor, clearance by Stephen O'Halloran.

13:01

Leroy Lita takes a shot. Blocked by Richard Keogh.

12:20

Foul by Carl Baker on Barry Robson, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Andrew Taylor.

11:18

A cross is delivered by Barry Robson.

9:51

Lukas Jutkiewicz finds the back of the net with a goal from inside the six-yard box to the bottom left corner of the goal. Middlesbrough 0-1 Coventry.Clive Platt provided the assist for the goal.

8:28

The referee penalises Kevin Thomson for handball. Stephen O'Halloran restarts play with the free kick.

7:50

Lukas Jutkiewicz takes a shot. Blocked by Andrew Davies.

5:45

Corner taken by Barry Robson from the right by-line played to the near post, clearance made by Richard Keogh.

5:39

Julio Arca sends in a cross, Martin Cranie gets a block in.

5:20

Barry Robson decides to take a short corner.

5:13

Marvin Emnes crosses the ball, Martin Cranie gets a block in.

5:02

Andrew Taylor delivers the ball, clearance by Martin Cranie.

2:39

Rhys Williams challenges Carl Baker unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sammy Clingan fires a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

0:29

Shot from long distance by Leroy Lita misses to the right of the goal.

Match Preview

Boro waiting on Williams Middlesbrough defender Rhys Williams hopes to return to the starting line-up for the home clash with Coventry. Williams was rested on Saturday at Hull, with manager Tony Mowbray making three changes for the 4-2 win, but is expected to return in place of German Maxi Haas, who stepped in for his debut. Striker Justin Hoyte returned to the substitutes' bench against the Tigers following long-term hamstring problems and could make his first appearance since January. Another striker, Joe Bennett, missed out on Saturday through illness and was replaced by Marvin Emnes, who is expected to retain his place up front alongside hat-trick hero Scott McDonald. Goalkeeper Jason Steele (torn side muscle), midfielder Jonathan Franks and forward Luke Williams (both ankle) are hoping to return to the squad having recently proved their fitness with the reserves. Coventry will assess Carl Baker and Lukas Jutkiewicz ahead of their trip. Midfielder Baker was forced off at half-time in Good Friday's 1-1 home draw against Scunthorpe, while striker Jutkiewicz followed him off the field on the hour mark. Speaking after the draw, caretaker-boss Andy Thorn said: "We'll assess the boys on Sunday morning before we travel up, we'll see how we are. We've got a nice squad and I'm not frightened of playing anybody. "Bakes (Baker) and the Duke (Jutkiewicz) came off with slight little niggles, so we'll see how they are. We'll freshen things up if we need to." Thorn continues to be without Gary McSheffrey (knee), Lee Carsley (Achilles), Ben Turner (knee) and James McPake (back) who are all unlikely to play again this season.

Formation:442Manager: Tony Mowbray

Middlesbrough

Formation: 442Manager:

Coventry

  • Paul Smith
  • Justin Hoyte
  • Rhys Williams
  • Andrew Davies
  • Andrew Taylor
  • Barry Robson
  • Richard Smallwood
  • Kevin Thomson
  • Julio Arca
  • Leroy Lita
  • Marvin Emnes
  • SUBS
  • Jason Steele
  • Maximilian Haas
  • Tarmo Kink
  • Willo Flood
  • Andy Halliday
  • Ben Gibson
  • Adam Reach

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Match Report

Kink winner sinks Sky Blues Tarmo Kink's last-gasp strike earned Middlesbrough a hard-fought 2-1 win over Coventry. Despite the sides having little to play for, the encounter was played at a high tempo throughout with plenty of attacking intent on display. That endeavour reaped reward as early as the 10th minute when the Sky Blues took the lead through Lukas Jutkiewicz's eighth goal of the season. But Boro have started to provide more threat under manager Tony Mowbray in recent times and it was evident soon after as Julio Arca levelled things up. That seemed set to be the final goal of an enthralling encounter before Kink's late heroics earned Mowbray's men all three points. Boro started positively, with Leroy Lita using his vast reserves of pace to create an opening before high and wide from 25 yards. Coventry, though, also seemed determined to impose themselves in the early stages. Indeed, their fluent play caused Mowbray's side problems in the opening stages and it came as no surprise when they took an early lead through Paul Smith. Clive Platt was the orchestrator, cleverly working his way into the area before chipping over an on-rushing Paul Smith to leave Jutkiewicz with the easiest of finishes. Middlesbrough hit back well and began to control proceedings with Andrew Taylor going close from 25 yards. They got the reward their endeavour deserved in the 25th minute as Arca equalised with his second goal in as many games. Lita deserved much of the credit, though, after jinking his way down the left wing and sliding a clever ball to Arca, who, taking advantage of some woeful defending, unleashed an excellent 20-yard strike past Keiren Westwood. The game continued to be played at a fast pace, although both sides struggled to fashion any other opportunities before the interval. The home side controlled proceedings after the break, though, with Marvin Emnes twice seeing goalbound efforts blocked by Jordan Clarke. Westwood then had to be on high alert to deny Barry Robson, while Smith was on hand to produce a comfortable save from Jutkiewicz at the other end. The end-to-end nature of the game was continuing as, first, Middlesbrough skipper Robson forced a fine save from Westwood before David Bell saw an effort sail just wide for Coventry. Lita thought he had won it for Boro late on, but his effort was ruled offside. And, just when the game seemed to be petering out into a draw, the home side claimed all three points as Kink curled an excellent left-foot effort past Westwood.

Form Guide

    DWDDLW
  • Middlesbrough
  • VS
  • Coventry
  • LWDWWD

Last Meetings

  • Coventry
  • 1 - 0
  • Middlesbrough
  • 04/12/2010
  • Middlesbrough
  • 1 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 24/04/2010
  • Coventry
  • 2 - 2
  • Middlesbrough
  • 26/09/2009
  • Coventry
  • 2 - 1
  • Middlesbrough
  • 30/04/1966
  • Middlesbrough
  • 1 - 1
  • Coventry
  • 04/12/1965
  • Middlesbrough
  • 2 - 3
  • Coventry
  • 02/01/1965

Top Scorers

Middlesbrough

  • S McDonald 12
  • L Lita 8
  • T Kink 3
  • A Taylor 3
  • M Bates 3
  • M Emnes 3
  • B Robson 2
  • T McMahon 2
  • J Arca 1
  • S McManus 1
  • S Hines 1
  • M Zemmama 1
  • R Williams 1
  • J Grounds 1
  • A Halliday 1

Coventry

  • M King 9
  • G McSheffrey 8
  • F Eastwood 5
  • L Jutkiewicz 4
  • B Turner 4
  • AE Gunnarsson 4
  • C Platt 3
  • D Bell 2
  • C Baker 1
  • R Wood 1
  • J Clarke 1

Goals

Middlesbrough

    • Total goals 127
    • Goals per game 60
  • 5 (For) 4 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 6 (For) 8 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 9 (For) 10 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 3 (For) 5 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 8 (For) 11 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 9 (For) 9 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 4 (For) 8 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 4 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 9 (For) 8 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

Coventry

    • Total goals 118
    • Goals per game 51
  • 5 (For) 3 (Against) Period 0-10 mins
  • 4 (For) 4 (Against) Period 11-20 mins
  • 6 (For) 3 (Against) Period 21-30 mins
  • 7 (For) 7 (Against) Period 31-40 mins
  • 3 (For) 14 (Against) Period 41-50 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 51-60 mins
  • 6 (For) 4 (Against) Period 61-70 mins
  • 7 (For) 6 (Against) Period 71-80 mins
  • 6 (For) 7 (Against) Period 81-90 mins

possession


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