Middlesbrough will have Ryan Shotton and captain George Friend back in contention for tomorrow’s game against Luton. Manager Jonathan Woodgate will be delighted to have the two experienced defenders available again.
Boro will be without Daniel Ayala (ankle) and Anfernee Dijksteel (knee) with both players still a few weeks away from returning to full fitness.
Middlesbrough’s Predicted XI To Face Luton:
Pears, Howson, Moukoudi, Fry, Coulson, McNair, Saville, Wing, Tavernier, Assombalonga, Fletcher
Luton boss Graeme Jones would have taken heart from their 1-0 win over Sheffield Wednesday on Wednesday, but they are still nine points off safety.
The Hatters have four injury concerns heading into the game tomorrow. They could be without Brendan Galloway (knee), Callum McManaman (hamstring), Danny Hylton (knee) and Martin Cranie.
Luton’s Predicted XI:
Sluga, Bree, Pearson, Bradley, Potts, Tunnicliffe, Rea, Ruddock, Brown, Cornick, Collins
The bookmakers have Boro as the favourites with Betway pricing them at 8/13. A draw is 16/5 with BetVictor while a Luton victory is 19/4 at Unibet.
Predicted Score – 3-1 to Middlesbrough