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Preston v Middlesbrough: How to watch, TV channel, head-to-head stats & team news

Preston v Middlesbrough is set to be an intriguing battle in the Championship in midweek, with the 10th-placed Lilywhites just four points above 13th-placed Boro in the table.

Ryan Lowe's Preston have been in decent form of late, losing just one of their last five Championship fixtures against high-flying Leeds, and are likely to go into their home meeting against Middlesbrough confident of picking up the three points.

Visitors Boro have contrastingly struggled for results recently having won just one of their last five league matches, and manager Michael Carrick will be desperate to see an upturn in form quickly starting with the trip to Preston.
 

Preston v Middlesbrough

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How to watch Preston v Middlesbrough and TV channel

This Championship fixture between Preston and Middlesbrough will be available to watch live on Sky Sports Red Button.

Preston v Middlesbrough kick-off time and venue

Preston v Middlesbrough will kick off at 19:45 GMT at Deepdale Stadium on Wednesday 14th February 2024.

Preston v Middlesbrough stats and head-to-head record (H2H)

Preston's home record in the Championship this season is considerably better than their away form, with the Lilywhites winning eight of 15 home encounters compared to five away triumphs in 16 matches.

Middlesbrough, on the other hand, have a very similar record both in front of their own supporters and on their travels in the league - winning an equal six matches both home and away.

The most recent meeting of the two sides saw Boro thump Preston 4-0 at the Riverside Stadium in November, with Isaiah Jones notching a brace for Carrick's side.
 

Preston v Middlesbrough head-to-head record (H2H)

Preston wins34
Draws25
Middlesbrough wins49

Preston v Middlesbrough team news

Preston team news

Barring any late fitness concerns, Preston boss Ryan Lowe is expected to name an unchanged starting XI that prevailed 2-0 away at Cardiff at the weekend.

Defender Kian Best and midfielder Duane Holmes are the only two Preston players on the treatment table at the moment.
 

Middlesbrough team news

Michael Carrick will be unable to call upon Matt Crooks for the trip to Preston with the midfielder having just completed a move to MLS side Real Salt Lake.

Boro will also be without striker Josh Coburn (groin), with Emmanuel Latte Lath and Isaiah both still sidelined but nearing a return a fitness.
 

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