RED Vs MIDD Dream11 Team Probable Playing 11 And Match Report: Middlesbrough tottering towards the bottom three with each passing gameweek
They win one and then follow it up with two defeats on the bounce. Inconsistency has refused to leave Middlesbrough’s side all season long, a plight which has seen the club find itself in the deadlock of the relegation spat in the 2019-29 edition of the Championship.
After defeating Millwall 2-0 to claw their way out of the bottom three, the club went onto register its third defeat in its last five encounters after being thumped 3-1 by Bristol City. The result leaves the club languishing in 19th place with just the two points separating them and the bottom three, bare margins which the side can’t rest on for too much longer.
Their current predicament increases the need for the side to salvage anything at all from today’s imminent tie. Another defeat against Reading would see their competitors pounce upon their plight with 9 clubs currently finding themselves embroiled in what is turning out to be a topsy-turvy, tantalisingly poised relegation brawl.
Unfortunately for Middlesbrough, even the best of their efforts won’t translate into even a draw for the club. The side is taking on a Reading side which has rediscovered its form across the last week, a team which three wins on the spin has made massive strides to make the climb into 13th place.
Probable Playing 11
- Andy and Lucas have sustained injuries, one which rule the two out for the impending square off.
- Daniel is out nursing an injury, one which sees him sidelined for the visiting team in this one.
Cabral, Osho, Morrison, McIntyre, Blackett, Pele, Rinomhota, Swift, Meite, Olise, Puscas
Stojanovic, Spence, Fry, Shotton, Friend, Johnson, McNair, Howson, Wing, Fletcher, Assombalonga
Match: Reading Vs Middlesbrough
Date And Time: 14th July, Tuesday- 10:30pm IST
Venue: Madejski Stadium, Reading
Top Goal Scorer
- Meite: 12 Goals
- Fletcher: 10 Goals, 6 Assists
Middlesbrough Vs Bristol City: 1-3
Charlton Vs Reading: 0-1
RED Vs MIDD Dream11 Picks
While Middlesbrough’s 3-0 win over Millwall was hailed due to their attacking impetus, the one area which can’t go neglected is the defensive resillinace and thrust the side displayed in that fixture. And it all came due to the demeanour of Dejan Stojanovic, a player who didn’t flinch and flicker on the day to make attacks sent down his way a futile effort.
All across the course of the side, Middlesbrough’s downbeat and dead trodden attack has resulted in the side’s famish in the goal scoring segment. The league’s most appalling attack, the side has managed to forage for itself a slowly 43 goals, a figure solely responsible for their predicament.
It’s a figure which hardly inspires confidence when they take on a disciplined and responsible Reading side, a team which will be quietly confident of pulling off a cleansheet today. Given the magnitude of possession they’ll be revelling in, it was befitting of us to indulge in a trio of defenders from the home side with all Michael Morrison, Tyler Blackett and Gabriel Osho being indulged in by us.
With a gargantuan 10 assists in the league, John Swift had to be a must have pick for us from Reading. The midfielder has played a quiessential role in the club’s attacking soirees all season long, a player who has sent oppositions scurrying when coming across him owing to his ability to scour the ball past defences with consummate ease.
He’s partnered up with Michael Olise for the impending clash, a partnership which will move in tandem to rip the opposition into shreds. We will meanwhile have a reminiscent partnership coax its way into our docket from the opposition as well, one comprising of the side’s mainstay in attack.
We begin the services of the myriad Lewis Wing who has accrued the 7 goals for the club this term with the guile filled George Saville moving in as his partner for the day.
In a side where goals have had to be dug up and scrounged for a consistent basis, Ashley Fletcher has emerged as a gem for the club. The club’s top scorer with the 10 goals, he has piled on the 6 assists as well, numbers which allude towards the sprawling skillset he has imbued in him as a striker.
Reading on the other hand see us immerse in the services of top scorer Yakou Meite with the player having piled on the 12 goals for his side, nonchalantly thumping teams alongside 11 goal man George Puscas.
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Ayling, Cooper, White, Ayling, Phillips, Klich, Harrison, Powell, Clucas, Campbell, Bamford
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