2019-20 Championship – Middlesbrough vs Wigan Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Middlesbrough vs Wigan kick off? Tuesday 20th August, 2019 – 19:45 (UK)

Where is Middlesbrough vs Wigan being played? Riverside Stadium

What is the weather forecast for Middlesbrough vs Wigan? Cloudy, 14c

What television channel is Middlesbrough vs Wigan 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 Wigan? 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 Wigan?

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

Wigan – https://wiganathletic.com/tickets

What was the score when the teams last met? Wigan 0-0 Middlesbrough

THE TEAM NEWS

MIDDLESBROUGH

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Randolph; Dijksteel, Ayala, Shotton, Friend; Howson, Wing, McNair; Johnson, Assombalonga, Fletcher

Unavailable: Fry (Injured)

Doubtful: Coulson (Injured), Gestede (Injured)

WIGAN

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Marshall; Byrne, Dunkley, Fox, Robinson; MacLeod, Morsy; Jacobs, Evans, Naismith; Moore

Unavailable: Williams (Suspended), Windass (Injured)

Doubtful: Garner (Injured), Pilkington (Injured)

MATCH ANALYSIS

Middlesbrough's new manager Jonathan Woodgate is in desperate need of a win to get his campaign moving and there is no kinder fixture than hosting Wigan Athletic, who have conceded at least twice in six of their last eight away matches in the league and had the worst away record last season.

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