Beattie means to maintain record

18 March 2009 05:52
Stoke City striker James Beattie is aiming to score for a fourth straight home game when Middlesbrough visit the Britannia Stadium on Saturday.But the 31-year-old has admitted he would sacrifice a goal for three points against relegation-threatened Boro.Beattie told BBC Radio Stoke: "It's nice to get goals in front of your home fans and help get the team some points."I would sacrifice a goal - we've all got make sure that we're playing in the Premier League next year."Beattie has netted four times in the three games he has had at his new home ground since signing from Sheffield United in January.

Source: BBC_Sport