Statistical Analysis: Middlesbrough’s McNair sinks United

Middlesbrough won the game at home against Sheffield United 2-0 (2-0) in the Championship. Paddy McNair and Duncan Watmore were behind the victory with one goal each.

Middlesbrough took an early lead when Duncan Watmore scored after 9 minutes, with an assist by Marc Bola, making it 0-1.

The team increased their lead to 2-0, as Paddy McNair netted, with an assist by Matt Crooks, in the 37th minute. The second half was goalless and the match ended with a 2-0 win for Middlesbrough.

Middlesbrough have 2 wins and and 3 losses with a 5–5 goal difference in the last 5 games, while Sheffield United have 3 wins, 1 draw and 1 loss and a 12–7 goal difference.

The last meeting between the teams ended in a 0-1 home win for Sheffield United in February 2019.

Middlesbrough have scored 11 goals. They have scored eight goals at home. They’ve conceded 11 goals in total.

Sheffield United have scored 13 goals in this campaign. Away from home they have scored 13 goals. They’ve conceded 14 goals in total.

Middlesbrough have opened the score in 2 of their 9 of the games, and have a winning ratio of 50 percent when scoring the first goal.

In the next games in the Championship, Middlesbrough will play Hull (away) on 01 October 2021, Peterborough (home) on 15 October 2021 and Barnsley (home) on 19 October 2021. Sheffield United play Bournemouth (away) on 01 October 2021, Stoke City (home) on 15 October 2021 and Millwall (home) on 18 October 2021.

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