2019-20 Championship – Middlesbrough vs Reading Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Middlesbrough vs Reading kick off? Saturday 14th September, 2019 – 15:00 (UK)

Where is Middlesbrough vs Reading being played? Riverside Stadium

What is the weather forecast for Middlesbrough vs Reading? Clear, 18c

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

Where can I stream Middlesbrough vs Reading? If the match is televised on Sky Sports, then subscribers will be able to stream the match live via Sky Go

Where can I get tickets for Middlesbrough vs Reading?

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

Reading – https://ticketing.readingfc.co.uk/

What was the score when the teams last met? Middlesbrough 2-1 Reading

THE TEAM NEWS

MIDDLESBROUGH

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Randolph; Dijksteel, Fry, Shotton, Marc Bola; McNair, Clayton, Wing; Johnson, Assombalonga, Fletcher

Unavailable: Friend (Injured), Coulson (Injured), Gestede (Injured), Howson (Injured)

Doubtful:

READING

Predicted line-up (3-5-2): Rafael; Moore, Morrison, Mcintyre; Yiadom, Swift, Pele, Ejaria, Richards; Puscas, Lucas Joao

Unavailable: Miazga (Injured)

Doubtful: Blackett (Injured), Barrett (Illness)

MATCH ANALYSIS

Both of these teams look like they could grow into play-off chasers after shaky starts but this match could be settled on the odd goal. There have been under 2.5 goals scored in the last eight Championship matches at the Riverside, with Boro scoring no more than once in nine of their last 10 there.

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