Jonathan Woodgate hailed Lewis Wing’s response to missing out on a starting place after the Middlesbrough midfielder came off the bench to fire home his side’s winner in their 2-1 victory over Stoke.
Middlesbrough vs Stoke
Middlesbrough moved six points clear of the relegation zone in the Sky Bet Championship as second-half goals from Ashley Fletcher and Lewis Wing secured a 2-1 win over Stoke.
Middlesbrough manager Jonathan Woodgate is hoping to have Britt Assombalonga back for the festive period as his side prepare to take on Stoke on Friday.
Middlesbrough duo Marcus Browne and Paddy McNair will miss Friday’s home fixture with Stoke in the Sky Bet Championship due to suspension.