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Negredo goals can be catalyst – Karanka

29 Nov

Alvaro Negredo has scored three goals in 13 games for Boro this season Alvaro Negredo’s double in Saturday’s 2-2 Premier League draw with Leicester can kick-start a run of goals, says Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka. Negredo, 31, ended an 11-game run without scoring to earn Boro a point against the champions – his first since […]

Leicester City v Middlesbrough

25 Nov

Islam Slimani is available for Leicester, having missed their last two competitive matches TEAM NEWS Leicester’s attacking options have been bolstered by the return to fitness of record signing Islam Slimani and Leonardo Ulloa after respective groin and back problems. Danny Drinkwater begins a three-game ban after accepting a Football Association charge of violent conduct […]

Middlesbrough 0-1 Chelsea

20 Nov

Diego Costa has been involved in 13 Premier League goals (10 goals and three assists) this season – more than any other player Diego Costa’s 10th goal of the season moved Chelsea top of the Premier League as their sixth straight win saw off Middlesbrough at the Riverside Stadium. After an even start, Chelsea upped […]

Middlesbrough v Chelsea

18 Nov

Marten de Roon’s header earned Middlesbrough a draw at Manchester City two weeks ago. TEAM NEWS Middlesbrough defender George Friend is doubtful after suffering a slight injury during training this week. Daniel Ayala could be available after an ankle problem, while Gaston Ramirez returns after a one-match ban. Chelsea are hopeful striker Diego Costa will […]

Karanka ‘never doubted’ Valdes quality

18 Nov

Victor Valdes made a series of important saves to help Boro earn a point at Manchester City Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka says he always had faith in Victor Valdes, after the goalkeeper’s fine display in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City. Ex-Barcelona keeper Valdes, 34, made several key saves at the Etihad Stadium despite a […]

Karanka ‘never doubted’ Valdes quality

18 Nov

Victor Valdes made a series of important saves to help Boro earn a point at Manchester City Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka says he always had faith in Victor Valdes, after the goalkeeper’s fine display in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City. Ex-Barcelona keeper Valdes, 34, made several key saves at the Etihad Stadium despite a […]

Karanka ‘never doubted’ Valdes quality

17 Nov

Victor Valdes made a series of important saves to help Boro earn a point at Manchester City Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka says he always had faith in Victor Valdes, after the goalkeeper’s fine display in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City. Ex-Barcelona keeper Valdes, 34, made several key saves at the Etihad Stadium despite a […]

Karanka ‘never doubted’ Valdes quality

17 Nov

Victor Valdes made a series of important saves to help Boro earn a point at Manchester City Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka says he always had faith in Victor Valdes, after the goalkeeper’s fine display in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City. Ex-Barcelona keeper Valdes, 34, made several key saves at the Etihad Stadium despite a […]

Karanka ‘never doubted’ Valdes quality

17 Nov

Victor Valdes made a series of important saves to help Boro earn a point at Manchester City Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka says he always had faith in Victor Valdes, after the goalkeeper’s fine display in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City. Ex-Barcelona keeper Valdes, 34, made several key saves at the Etihad Stadium despite a […]

Karanka ‘never doubted’ Valdes quality

17 Nov

Victor Valdes made a series of important saves to help Boro earn a point at Manchester City Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka says he always had faith in Victor Valdes, after the goalkeeper’s fine display in Saturday’s 1-1 draw at Manchester City. Ex-Barcelona keeper Valdes, 34, made several key saves at the Etihad Stadium despite a […]