Middlesbrough will receive at home Sunday afternoon visit of Sheffield Wednesday, in a match counting for the qualification to the next stage of the FA Cup, which I anticipate will be more balanced than it might seem at first glance. I will present situation in the two bands before direct duel on Riverside Stadium in Middlesbrough.
In the championship does not cross a positive momentum and continue to remain very close to the relegation places with a single point accrued from the most recent three rounds of the championship, 0-0 with Leicester.
In the previous edition of the FA Cup was eliminated early by Burnley at the end of a 2-1 suffered failure even at home.
Young Danish striker Viktor Fischer will represent the most significant absence from camp hosts, brought from Ajax Amsterdam player was unavailable due to a knee injury.
Coached by Carlos Carvalhal is in full fight for promotion to the Premier League, the classic moments in a place that allows participation in qualification phase for promotion.
In previous stgaiunea was eliminated from FA Cup by Shrewsbury debut in the competition after a 3-2 failure, and this time it seems to have a mission more difficult.
The midfielder Liam Palmer will be forced to miss the match because of a medical problem, while fellow uncertain is the midline, George Saville.
The two teams clashed 74 times over time, with a very balanced balance sheet, consisting of 32 wins for Middlesbrough 31 successes in his account Sheffield Wednesday and 11 draws.
Tip: under 2,5 goals
Odds: 1.70 at bet365