Lita and Wheater back for Boro

17 December 2010 07:22
DAVID Wheater and Leroy Lita return to Middlesbrough's starting line-up for this evening's Championship fixture at Doncaster.[LNB] With referee Carl Boyeson having examined the pitch prior to kick off, the game goes ahead despite the freezing temperatures in South Yorkshire.[LNB] Wheater returns from a one-match suspension to replace Seb Hines, despite the youngster impressing in last weekend's 1-0 win over Cardiff.[LNB] Lita replaces the injured Nicky Bailey, and will partner Scott McDonald in attack in an orthodox 4-4-2 formation.[LNB] Marvin Emnes will start on the left wing, despite having played up front last weekend, with Gary O'Neil operating on the opposite flank.[LNB] DONCASTER (4-4-2): Sullivan; Hird, Martis, Souza, Lockwood; Stock, Coppinger, Wilson, Oster; Sharp, Hayter.[LNB] Subs: Woods (gk), Mills, Healy, Clark, Shiels, Webster, Fairhurst.[LNB] MIDDLESBROUGH (4-4-2): Steele; Hoyte, Bates, Wheater, Bennett; O'Neil, Thomson, Arca, Emnes; Lita, McDonald.[LNB] Subs: Coyne (gk), McMahon, Hines, Tavares, Kink, Robson, Boyd. [LNB]

Source: Northern_Echo