2019-20 Championship – Middlesbrough vs Derby Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Middlesbrough vs Derby kick off? Saturday 11th January, 2020 – 15:00 (UK)

Where is Middlesbrough vs Derby being played? Riverside Stadium

What TV channel is Middlesbrough vs Derby on in the UK? Sky Sports have the rights to Championship matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Middlesbrough vs Derby in the UK? If televised, subscribers can stream the match live on Sky Go

Where can I get tickets for Middlesbrough vs Derby?

Middlesbrough – https://tickets.mfc.co.uk/

Derby – https://www.dcfc.co.uk/toptix/en-gb/categories/away

What was the score in the last meeting between Middlesbrough & Derby? Derby 2-0 Middlesbrough

THE TEAM NEWS

MIDDLESBROUGH

Predicted line-up (3-4-2-1): Pears; Howson, McNair, Fry; Spence, Clayton, Saville, Coulson; Roberts, Tavernier; Fletcher

Unavailable: Shotton (Injured), Friend (Injured), Randolph (Injured), Dijksteel (Injured), Ayala (Injured)

Doubtful: Assombalonga (Injured)

DERBY

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Roos; Bogle, Davies, Forsyth, Lowe; Holmes, Rooney; Knight, Bird, Lawrence; Waghorn

Unavailable: Bielik (Suspended), Anya (Injured), Huddlestone (Injured), Bennett (Injured), Shinnie (Injured)

Doubtful: Evans (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Middlesbrough's surprising upturn in form culminated in an excellent 1-1 draw with Premier League Tottenham last weekend, and they have won their last four Championship matches. They host a Derby side who are famously poor travellers, but the Rooney effect can make this close.

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