Aug 9, 2014 at 3pm UK at ​Riverside Stadium

2-0

Ayala (33'), Kike (66')
FT(HT: 1-0)

Eardley (54')
A general view of Middlesbrough's Riverside Stadium.
Result: Boro see off Birmingham threat
Kike and Daniel Ayala are on the scoresheet as Middlesbrough record a 2-0 win over Birmingham City to get their Championship campaign off to a winning start.
The Match
Match Report
Kike and Daniel Ayala are on the scoresheet as Middlesbrough record a 2-0 win over Birmingham City to get their Championship campaign off to a winning start.
HT Report
Daniel Ayala's header gives Middlesbrough a 1-0 lead against Birmingham City in the Championship.
Team News
Middlesbrough field three debutants in the shape of Tomas Meijas, Kike and Lee Tomlin for their Championship opener against Birmingham City.
Preview
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Championship clash between Middlesbrough and Birmingham at the Riverside Stadium as both teams get their new campaigns underway.
Head to Head
Apr 8, 2014 7.45pm
Middlesbrough
3-1
Birmingham
Graham (29'), Butterfield (31'), Tomlin (89')
Omeruo (45'), Gibson (81'), Tomlin (90')
Omeruo (82'), Gibson (87')
Huws (37')
Reilly (56'), Robinson (64')
Dec 7, 2013 3pm
Birmingham
2-2
Middlesbrough
Caddis (59' pen.), Bartley (90')
Robinson (30')
Carayol (22'), Ayala (80')
Leadbitter (45')
Mar 16, 2013 3pm
Nov 30, 2012 7.45pm
Birmingham
3-2
Middlesbrough
King (45' pen., 81'), Elliott (66')
Robinson (45')
Leadbitter (14'), McDonald (62')
Halliday (71')
Mar 17, 2012 3pm
Birmingham
3-0
Middlesbrough
Fahey (60'), King (57')
Caldwell (71')

McMahon (62'), Bennett (90')



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