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Match-day Thread - Middlesbrough V's Reading

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Questions:

1) Result? 

2) Preferred back 4 to start this game? 

3) Do you consider Reading to be relegation candidates this year?

4) Favourite Royal?

 

 

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3 hours ago, FamilyBoro said:

Questions:

1) Result? 

Think we might do em 2-1

3 hours ago, FamilyBoro said:

2) Preferred back 4 to start this game? 

Dijksteele-Ayala-Fry-Bola

3 hours ago, FamilyBoro said:

3) Do you consider Reading to be relegation candidates this year?

No, think they will be 5th-12th

3 hours ago, FamilyBoro said:

4) Favourite Royal?

Eighties Matchbox B-Line Disaster - The Royal Society

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Paddy Reading should at least be on the bench ? 

Nice OP! 

My favourite royal is a Classic

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Good OP FB been a while since we have seen this format, Boro Badger would be pleased to see this.

Is the IB ever good for Boro? Hard to say but we have lost the opportunity to bring on Rudy as a game changer due to it, yep being sarcastic.

Ra,ra.ra, gooooooooooooooo Adaaaaaaaam! 

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Very good OP. I hadn’t seen that format before and I like it. Well done FB. 

I would agree with Chip for the first 3 answers but @SmogDane has nailed the fourth one. It’s the beer all day long for me ?

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We need to start winning the home games and quickly, I think Reading are pretty useful having made some good signings.

Thinking a 2-1 win but not with much confidence though.

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Reading are a good example of how quickly things can change in this league. I know plenty of their fans who were saying they were nailed relegation candidates after last season and the first two games of this one. A couple of good signings and a few decent results and now they're confident and looking up the table. They're a decent side with good forwards but will 100% give us space to attack... definitely going in my BTTS acca. 

Really hard one to call, I just hope two weeks on the training ground has done us good and we don't gift them goals with individual errors at the back. For that reason Shotton just can't play for me... he can have a great 89 minutes and then still tank a game for us as he can't pick a pass. Doesn't matter as much on the wing but fatal from a centre back. Howson back in at RB as can't ignore his form there. 

---------Randolph--------

-Howson-Ayala-Fry-Bola-

--McNair-Clayton-Wing--

--Johnson-Britt-Fletcher--

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Dijk,  Ayala, Fry, Shotton,  Bola
                  Clayton,
    Wing,                     Mc'Nair
                   Tav,

      Fletcher,      Britt

 

 

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Ayala in for Shotton if he's available. Otherwise, same again, I think.

9 minutes ago, SmogDane said:

Dijk,  Ayala, Fry, Shotton,  Bola
                  Clayton,
    Wing,                     Mc'Nair
                   Tav,

      Fletcher,      Britt

 

 

Is that Fry in goal?

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Good morning, SD ? 

Randz in goal ofc 

Hmm I wanted to do a 5-3-2  or a 3-5-2 with wing backs to stretch Reading (not the player) 


And I am not even drunk ?

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Have we got a game this weekend? this thread is vey quiet? maybe we are all so confident of winning, we are sat back chilled and relaxed?

Must admit I don't feel quite so chilled and confident.

UTB!

 

 

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Questions:

1) Result? 

3-1 to the mighty Boro. Assomabalonga to bang 2 in and Fletcher to get one. I think we will go 1 down quite early on.

2) Preferred back 4 to start this game? 

Dijksteele...Ayala...Fry...Bola

3) Do you consider Reading to be relegation candidates this year?

No i think they will finish mid table.

 

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Good effort with the OP Familyboro!

 

We played pretty well last game, so hopefully we can continue that and find some consistency between now and the next int break.

 

1) Result will be 2-1 to Boro. Not a convincing victory, but three points none the less.

2) Preferred back 4 to start this game?  

Dijksteel, Ayala, Fry, Bola

3) Do you consider Reading to be relegation candidates this year?

Yes. Or play off contenders. Can never really tell with reading...

4) Favourite Royal?

Kate. Mmm

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