Boro v Swansea Team News

Boro v Swansea Team News

Middlesbrough FC face a trip to Swansea City in their first Championship away fixture.

Tuncay Sanli played and scored for Turkey in the midweek international fixtures and is likely to start.

Danny Coyne will make his 2nd league start as Brad Jones has an ankle problem.

Gareth Southgate is set to name the same back 4 that started against Sheffield United.

Gary O'Neil is available for selection and is likely to partner Rhys Williams in the centre of midfield with Mark Yeates and Adam Johnson starting on the wings.

Afonso Alves is unlikely to make the squad, but Leroy Lita, Marvin Emnes and Jeremie Aliadiere are all fit.

Didier Digard, Matthew Bates, Emanuel Pogatetz and Chris Riggott are all out with longer term injuries.

Possible starting 11;

Coyne;

McMahon, Huth, Wheater, Grounds;

Yeates, O'Neil, Williams, Johnson;

Tuncay, Lita.

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Middlesbrough FC travel to Scunthorpe on the back of an impressive 3-0 victory over Swansea City at the weekend.

Boro have no new injury concerns ahead of the game tomorrow night.

Jeremie Aliadiere is set to return to training this week after picking up a hamstring injury.

Didier Digard, Matthew Bates, Chris Riggot and Emanuel Pogatetz are out with longer term injuries.

Gary O'Neil is set to play through the pain after pushing back a hernia operation to later this month.

Gareth Southgate is set to name an unchanged back 5, with Danny Coyne looking to keep a 3rd successive clean sheet.

Mark Yeates, Gary O'Neil, Rhys Williams and Boro's opening goal scorer on Saturday, Adam Johnson are set to start the game at Glanford Park.

Tuncay Sanli is likely to partner Marvin Emnes upfront after impressing at Swansea City.

Possible starting 11;

Coyne;

McMahon, Huth, Wheater, Grounds;

Yeates, O'Neil, Williams, Johnson;

Tuncay, Emnes.

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