Team news: Ledesma starts for Boro at Huddersfield

7:19pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

By Paul Fraser

EMMANUEL LEDESMA has been recalled to the Middlesbrough starting line-up for tonight's trip to Huddersfield Town.

Ledesma is the man asked to give the team greater creativity on the flank following the news that Kei Kamara has had to miss out with a knock from Saturday's defeat to Queens Park Rangers.

That is the only change to the Boro side from that game, with manager Aitor Karanka hoping to see his players bounce back from the frustrations suffered against Rangers.

Goalkeeper Dimi Konstantopoulos keeps his place as a show of faith from the boss following the bobble goal which cost Middlesbrough at least a point at the weekend. 

HUDDERSFIELD TOWN (4-1-4-1): Smithies; Gerrard, Smith, Clarke, Dixon; Clayton; Hammill, Gobern, Norwood, Ward; Wells. Subs (not used): Bennett (gk), Woods, Hogg, Vaughan, Wallace, Holmes, Bunn.

MIDDLESBROUGH (4-3-2-1): Konstantopoulos; Varga, Omeruo, Gibson, Friend; Chalobah, Whitehead; Adomah, Butterfield, Ledesma; Graham. Subs: Steele (gk), Tomlin, Williams, Main, Morris, Atkinson, Jackson.


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