BREAKING NEWS: BORO have completed the signing of Nigeria international defender Kenneth Omeruo on season loan

Saturday, August 22, 2009

M'boro 09/10 - Boro go top!

Tuncay 17
Lita 71


BORO sit top of the fledgling Championship table tonight after goals from Tuncay, Leroy Lita's first for the club and a record-equalling clean sheet from Danny Coyne saw off Doncaster

Middlesbrough Coyne; McMahon, Wheater, Huth (Capt), Grounds, Yeates (Aliadiere 71), Williams, Arca, A Johnson, Lita (Taylor 84), Emnes (Tuncay 16). Unused subs: Steele (gk); Hoyte, Hines, Bennett.

Doncaster Rovers Sullivan; Chambers, Lockwood, Shackell, Roberts, Coppinger, Oster (Spicer 77), Stock (Capt), Wilson (Fortune 77), Shiels (Heffernan 63), Hayter. Unused subs: Smith (gk); Guy, Dumbuya, Hird.

Referee: Graham Salisbury


Arca, 61, foul; Lita, 70, taking shirt off to celebrate goal.

Doncaster Rovers: Sullivan, 11, foul.

Attendance: 22,041, (2,035 from Doncaster)

Conditions: Warm and sunny

Website Boro Man of the Match: Robert Huth