Wembley

Next Game

M'boro v Norwich

Monday, 25 May 2015, 15:00

Sky Bet Ch'ship Play-Offs Final

Riverside Stadium

Last Game

M'boro 3 - 0 Brentford

Friday, 15 May 2015, 19:45

Sky Bet Ch'ship Play-Offs Semi-Final

Mowbray relief at narrow win

Middlesbrough manager Tony Mowbray was a relieved man after the 3-2 win over rock-bottom Peterborough at London Road.

Last Updated: 09/12/12 at 11:38 Post Comment

Tony Mowbray: Was thankful Middlesbrough sneaked victory at Peterborough

Tony Mowbray: Was thankful Middlesbrough sneaked victory at Peterborough

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Faris Haroun struck twice to put Boro on the way to a seemingly routine win, but Posh's loan star Dwight Gayle mirrored the Belgians trick to and drew the hosts level early in the second half.

Both sides had chances thereafter, and Mowbray was grateful that his side converted one when substitute Ishmael Miller bagged the spoils 14 minutes from time.

Mowbray said afterwards: "We came here to win, we would have been disappointed to draw and yet we could even have lost.

"It was all about the three points and we got them in the end.

"We set up to play on the counter-attack and after 25 minutes it looked like the right tactic but we didn't go on to dominate the game in the way we should.

"A fantastic goal brought Peterborough back into it and a sloppy one got them level, but I'm thankful our changes worked well.

"Ishmael was a real thorn in Peterborough's side. He was unlucky not to play from the start but showed his hunger to help the team by coming on and doing the business.

"The fact that Peterborough are bottom shows just how strong the Championship is as a league."

More of the games that matter

Upgrade in minutes or watch with a NOW TV Day Pass.

Related News

Most Commented

Readers' Comments

I

think Finnegans Wake would have been a better reference point than Ulysses. Far more rambling and incomprehensible.

debra2927
Football People On TV: Garth Crooks

I

f I recall correctly, Degsy predicted a 100/1 shot correctly the week after his 150/1 Blackpool 4 - 3 Bolton call. I stuck a fiver on it as an idle bet. Paid for a stag do in Munich. Heady days...

baldini
Backing Hull To Beat United 2-1...

R

odgers prefers Joe Allen to Lucas? If this is true then I'm setting aside a fortnight to finally learn the rules of American Football and I'll give up on real football.

godzilla
The Jammy Gossip

Footer 365

QPR's Rio Ferdinand is astounded by reaction to his wife's death

QPR defender Rio Ferdinand has been astounded by the levels of support he received following the death of his wife.

Raheem Sterling would interest Manchester City – Sky sources

Manchester City would be interested in signing Raheem Sterling if he were to become available, according to Sky sources.

Alan Pardew not sure Crystal Palace can match fine season in 2015-16

Alan Pardew says it is going to be difficult to repeat Crystal Palace's sensational second half of the season when the 2015-16 campaign starts.

Mail Box

Only One Real Manager Of The Year

Winning the Premier League with the best squad in the Premier League is only par; Ronald Koeman did a whole lot better. Plus, the last word on Raheem and...

Don't Slate Sterling For Ambition...

Raheem Sterling deserves credit for his desire to quit Liverpool, according to one mailboxer. Also: why football should not be compared to business and Degsy's latest spot of bother...

© 2015 Sky Ltd. All Rights Reserved A Sky Sports Digital Media company