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Clearance by Rhys Williams.
Danny Drinkwater has an effort at goal. Jason Steele safely holds on.
Grant Leadbitter takes a shot.
Matty James crosses the ball.
Mustapha Carayol takes a shot. Kasper Schmeichel safely holds on.
Mustapha Carayol takes a shot and went wide left of the net.
Shot by Lukas Jutkiewicz. Kasper Schmeichel makes a block.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Marvin Emnes by Andy King.
Grant Leadbitter concedes a free kick for a foul on Andy King.
Centre by George Friend.
Mustapha Carayol delivers the ball. Lukas Jutkiewicz grabs a goal with a right foot finish. Middlesbrough 1-0 Leicester.Assist on the goal came from Mustapha Carayol.
Corner from the left by-line taken by Matty James.
Chris Wood shoots direct from the free kick.
Jonathan Woodgate gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Chris Wood.
Kasper Schmeichel takes the free kick.
Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Sean St. Ledger by Lukas Jutkiewicz.
Caution for Mustapha Carayol.
Free kick awarded for a foul by Mustapha Carayol on Ritchie De Laet.
Shot by Paul Konchesky.
The ball is swung over by Marvin Emnes.
Grant Leadbitter produces a cross.
Zak Whitbread goes off and Liam Moore comes on.
Corner taken by Matty James.
Corner taken by Grant Leadbitter from the right by-line.
Grant Leadbitter crosses the ball in from the free kick.
Foul by Zak Whitbread on Grant Leadbitter, free kick awarded.
Andy King concedes a free kick for a foul on Mustapha Carayol.
Header by Lukas Jutkiewicz goes over the bar.
Wes Morgan takes the free kick.
Grant Leadbitter challenges Wes Morgan unfairly and gives away a free kick.
Strike on goal comes in from Grant Leadbitter from the free kick. Kasper Schmeichel makes a block.
Free kick taken by Grant Leadbitter.
fouled by Zak Whitbread, the ref awards a free kick.
Shot by went wide right of the target.
An own goal is scored by Sean St. Ledger. Middlesbrough 2-0 Leicester.
Varga and Whitehead boost Boro
Middlesbrough duo Jozsef Varga and Dean Whitehead are expected to make their debuts when they host Leicester on the opening day.
Midfielder Varga joined from Debrecen in the summer and the Hungarian international should line up in the middle.
Former Stoke and Sunderland man Whitehead is also likely to join him in midfield after the 31-year-old penned a two-year deal.
Manager Tony Mowbray has a fully-fit squad to choose from as he plots another promotion push.
David Nugent has recovered from a minor injury to give Leicester boss Nigel Pearson a fully-fit squad to choose from.
Nugent, the Foxes' leading scorer last season with 16 goals, has missed the last two friendly matches with a thigh strain but the striker will be part of the squad that travels to Teesside.
Zoumana Bakayogo is the only new signing at the King Power Stadium this summer. The former Tranmere defender, who joined the club on a free transfer last week, will provide Paul Konchesky with competition for the left-back spot.
Striker Jermaine Beckford and central midfielder Richie Wellens were the notable departures from Pearson's squad during the close season.
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