Neil Warnock prepares for meeting with Steve Gibson praises Middlesbrough substitutes after Coventry City win

Neil Warnock will have plenty to discuss with Middlesbrough chairman Steve Gibson after the Teessiders’ 2-1 win over Coventry.

Tuesday, 2nd March 2021, 9:51 pm

Boro came from behind at St Andrew’s after goals from Grant Hall and George Saville followed an Anfernee Dijksteel own goal.

The result moved the Teessiders to within three points of the Championship play-off places, although that gap could increase depending on Wednesday’s results.

Warnock will now have a meeting with Gibson to discuss several aspects at the club, including transfers, recruitment and his future.

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Middlesbrough boss Neil Warnock.
Middlesbrough boss Neil Warnock.

“We are going to have a chat tomorrow for a couple of hours and there will be all sorts cropping up really,” said Warnock after the win.

“Since I’ve been at the club I’ve said to Steve I’d give him a half year report sort of thing and that’s why we’re going to talk.

“He cares about his club and I want to help him.”

Warnock made a triple substitution on 74 minutes against Coventry, bringing Yannick Bolasie, Marvin Johnson and Duncan Watmore off the bench, before Saville was also introduced.

“I thought all the subs made a difference, it’s nice to have those options on the bench,” added Warnock.

“It’s a difficult pitch and they’ve changed style completely since the start of the season so we had a taste of that against Cardiff and I thought tonight was very similar.

"I thought we coped with that after another long throw, disaster. I thought we grew into the game then and deserved it in the second half.”

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