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Posted Sunday, September 1st 2019

Numbers game: Middlesbrough (H)

We break down the statistics from City's 2-2 draw with Middlesbrough.

Kasey Palmer's downward header gave City the lead and Tommy Rowe notched a header of his own - his second goal of the season - as City fought back to earn the 2-2 draw at Ashton Gate.

TEAM STATS

  • Goals: 2 (Kasey Palmer 44', Tommy Rowe 81')
  • Possession: 42%
  • Shots: 18
  • On target: 5
  • Total passes: 277
  • Passing success rate: 65%
  • Tackles: 23
  • City's two headed goals took their Championship total to 20 since the start of last season - in that time only promoted Aston Villa (26) & Sheffield Utd (22) have scored more headers in the division
Eliasson grabbed an assist on his return to the starting line-up

MAN OF THE MATCH: Niclas Eliasson

  • Passes: 18
  • Pass accuracy: 61%
  • Key passes: 5
  • Crosses: 12
  • Tackles: 6
  • Touches: 48
Building from the back - Nathan Baker

ON THE BALL

  • Most passes: Nathan Baker 33
  • Pass accuracy: Tommy Rowe, 90%
  • Most touches: Josh Brownhill, 49
Key in defence: Tommy Rowe

DEFENSIVE DUTIES

  • Most tackles: Eliasson, 6
  • Most interceptions: Taylor Moore, 5
  • Team clearances: 22

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