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Genuinely can't wait for tonight's match. Didn't get to the Wolves game so this will be my first time seeing our new squad, and new setup. Don't think it's going to be a great performance to be honest, as fully expect us to take a good few weeks to get well and truly up and running. New squad, new tactics always takes time to gel.

I'm hoping we can grind out a few wins early in the season even if we're not hitting peak performances and build as the season goes on.

 

I just hope that if we don't get a result tonight, there's no early season meltdowns and calls for Monk out!

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Don't forget time of first goal is needed (2 minute window either side)

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Randolph

Christie Ayala Gibson Friend

Clayton Howson Forshaw

Traore Assombalonga Bamford

 

Traore - Fletcher

Forshaw - Downing

 

That's my guess.

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I'm looking forward to the game. Seems like forever since I've been to the riverside.

 

I'm going for 2-1 boro, assombalonga first goal in the 22nd min

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Randolph

Christie Ayala Gibson Friend

Clayton Howson Forshaw

Traore Assombalonga Bamford

 

Traore - Fletcher

Forshaw - Downing

 

That's my guess.

 

Forgot we had Fletcher.. oops!

 

No way downing should be in our centre midfield for me personally.

 

I'll also go for... Britt in the 65th min.

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Randolph

Christie Ayala Gibson Friend

Clayton Howson Forshaw

Traore Assombalonga Bamford

 

Traore - Fletcher

Forshaw - Downing

 

That's my guess.

 

Forgot we had Fletcher.. oops!

 

No way downing should be in our centre midfield for me personally.

 

I'll also go for... Britt in the 65th min.

 

All i will say on the Downing inclusion is he took part in first team training yesterday and I'm led to believe he will play today

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I find it very strange for someone to be out in the cold for so long and brought back out of nothing straight into the first team fold.

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I could understand Downing being in the squad if Braithwaite is out. Can't see him starting, but wouldn't be shocked to see him in the bench.

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So have we had any confirmation on this mysterious injury picked up by Braithwaite? It's been a good couple of days now and we've still heard nothing. Hipefully there's nothing in it.

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I've heard gestede and fry are starting

 

Fry I could sort of see... But Gestede?

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