Middlesbrough vs Stoke City Live Score EPL / BPL 2016 Live Streaming STO v MID Match Preview Prediction 13th August: Today we have Middlesbrough hosting Stoke City at the Riverside Stadium for the first match day of the Premier League. (watch: Southampton vs Watford.)
Middlesbrough is among three teams to be promoted in the Premier League from the Championship; other teams are Burnley and Hull City. Three teams have been relegated to the Championship from the Premier League namely Newcastle United, Aston Villa and Norwich City. Being a newly promoted team in the Premier League, Middlesbrough has to prove a lot and they have to play well to survive in the league.
Middlesbrough vs Stoke City Live Score
13th August 2016 at 19:30 (IST).
MFC vs STO Preview
Middlesbrough has to play their best if they want to survive in the Premier league because we all know that EPL is one of most competitive leagues in the world. In the BPL every team is as dangerous as the other, and you cannot just concentrate on one team because the other team will get ahead of you as Mourinho quoted.
Middlesbrough finished second on the table with 89 points from 46 games they played as they won 26 games, 11 draws and scored 63 goals and conceded 31. J Rhodes was the top scorer for Middlesbrough in the league with ten goals to his name and D Nugent is their top assister with seven assists.
They have played four friendlies till now and won three and drew one. They won against York City by 0-6, against Doncaster Rovers by 0-2 and Aston Villa by 1-3 and drew to Real Sociedad by 0-0.
Stoke City finished ninth on the table with 51 points from 38 games, winning 14 games, drawing nine and losing 15. They scored a total of 41 goals and conceded 55 in total. M Arnautovic was their top scorer with 11 goals to his name and he also have six assists to his name.
They have signed Joe Allen from Liverpool until 2021 and have signed extensions for several players, Arnautovic until 2021, Glen Whelan until 2018 and Bachmann until 2017.Middlesbrough vs Stoke City Live Score
They have played five pre-season friendlies and won two, lost two and drew one. They won against Orlando City and Orlando City B and lost to Burton Albion and Hamburger SV.
MFC vs STO Prediction
Both the teams need a win and will go for it.
Catch it Live on
You can watch it live on Star Sports network.