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Three things we learnt from Manchester United’s 2-1 victory over Middlesbrough

Manchester United recorded their fifth successive Premier League victory – but only after two late goals ensured they avoided a major upset at the hands of Middlesbrough. Grant Leadbitter had given the visitors a shock second-half lead at Old Trafford and they looked like walking away with all three points until Anthony Martial equalised on 85 minutes. United completed a dramatic …

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Analysing Adam Forshaw’s dominant performance in Middlesbrough’s win over Swansea

Since their return to the top-flight, the victory over fellow strugglers Swansea has been as good as it’s got for Middlesbrough. Despite a bright start from Bob Bradley’s visitors, the ‘Boro seized the advantage after Alvaro Negredo finished first-time from Adam Clayton’s cross, and by the time Negredo slotted home from the spot after Jordi Amat felled Adam Forshaw in …

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Three key statistics from Liverpool's 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough

After a pair of bad results with some exceptionally bad defending, Liverpool returned to winning ways and second place in the league with a classy 3-0 win over Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. The increasingly exceptional Adam Lallana was superb, scoring twice in the win, with in-form striker Divock Origi grabbing another as the Reds avoided a potential banana skin …

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Middlesbrough vs Liverpool: Match preview and predicted line-ups

You would have to go back to March 2002 to find the last time Liverpool came away from the Riverside Stadium with three points, with four draws and three defeats from their last seven visits to Middlesbrough. A 21-year-old John Arne Riise scored the winner that day whilst England manager Gareth Southgate scored a late consolation goal to halve the …

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Southampton vs Middlesbrough: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Southampton will be keen to bounce back after a disappointing week for the club, but they won’t have it easy against an ever-improving Middlesbrough side. It will be a game that both sides will be looking for a positive result and that could create an interesting match. That said, the two sides are known for their impressive defensive shape, therefore …

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Three things we learned from Middlesbrough's 1-0 victory over Hull

A sole Gaston Ramirez header was enough to secure Middlesbrough a vital win over Hull City at the Riverside Stadium on Monday evening. The Uruguayan midfielder converted Viktor Fischer’s corner just before the hour mark after pulling away from his marker at the far post and nodding home a free header from close range. It was the least that Middlesbrough …

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Middlesbrough vs Hull City: Match preview and predicted line-ups

Middlesbrough host Hull City on Monday evening in a clash between two of this season’s newly promoted clubs. Just one point separate these two sides with Hull sitting in the bottom three following a drastic slump in league form whilst Middlesbrough are lurking perilously above the drop zone. The hosts have made a relatively solid start to life in the Premier …

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Three things we learnt as Chelsea overcame Middlesbrough

Diego Costa fired Chelsea to the top of the Premier League with his tenth goal of the season as Antonio Conte’s men signal their intentions of producing a genuine title challenge. Chelsea were well worth their one goal win at the Riverside, courtesy of Costa’s strike after the home side had failed to deal with a corner, and Conte will …

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