League lowdown: Middlesbrough

League lowdown: Middlesbrough

We look at our 2019/20 opposition.

One of the most exciting days in the football calendar- fixture release day, is nearly upon us as we find out when and where Leeds United will be playing next season.

Fixtures for the 2019/20 Sky Bet Championship campaign will be announced online at www.leedsunited.com at 9:00am on Thursday 20th June.

Ahead of the fixtures being released, we are bringing you the lowdown on each of the opponents we will be facing in the division next season with our league lowdown.


Name: Middlesbrough


Nickname: Boro


Founded: 1876


Stadium: Riverside Stadium


Stadium capacity: 33,746


Distance from Elland Road: 72 miles


Manager/head coach: TBC

2018/19 league position: 7th (Sky Bet Championship)


2018/19 top league goal scorer: Britt Assombalonga (14)


2018/19 average league attendance: 23,217


2019/20 Championship title odds: 12/1

2019/20 Championship relegation odds: 20/1


Previous encounters: 99


Leeds United wins: 38


Draws: 29


Middlesbrough wins: 32

Last time at home: Leeds United 0 Middlesbrough 0- Friday 31st August 2018 (Championship)


Last time away: Middlesbrough 1 (Wing 47) Leeds United 1 (Phillips 90+11) –Saturday 9th February 2019 (Sky Bet Championship)


Did you know: Middlesbrough were one of the first three clubs to be relegated from the Premier League, alongside Crystal Palace and Nottingham Forest.


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Check out highlights from our last match with Middlesbrough below: