Tavares recalled for Boro at Deepdale

28 December 2010 02:57
MIKAEL TAVARES has been included in the middle of Middlesbrough's midfield for this afternoon's trip to Preston North End.[LNB] In a game against the Championship's bottom club, Boro know that they must avoid defeat to stand any chance of dropping back into the bottom three.[LNB] And manager Tony Mowbray has recalled Tavares at the heart of the midfield, with striker Scott McDonald the man to make way from the defeat at Doncaster before Christmas.[LNB] PRESTON NORTH END (4-4-2): Lonergan; Jones, Brown, Morgan, De Laet; Pugh, Tonge, Russell, Barton; King, Parkin. Subs: Davidson, Coutts, Nicholson, Treacy, Parry, Arestidou (gk), McLaughlin. MIDDLESBROUGH (4-4-2): Steele; Hoyte, Bates, Wheater, Bennett; O'Neil, Tavares, Thomson, Arca; Emnes, Lita. Subs: McDonald, Boyd, Bailey, Kink, Coyne (gk), Hines, McMahon.[LNB]

Source: Northern_Echo