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Late Grant Leadbitter penalty sees Middlesbrough to win over QPR

20 November 2015

Grant Leadbitter struck a late penalty to see Middlesbrough to a 1-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers in the Sky Bet Championship.

Three minutes into injury-time of a tense affair in the North East, Leadbitter coolly converted from the spot after QPR midfielder Leroy Fer had handled on the line.

12 - Grant Leadbitter has scored each of his last 12 penalties for Middlesbrough. Safe.

— OptaJoe (@OptaJoe) November 20, 2015
Fer was sent off, and the Boro captain kept his nerve to send his side up to third in the division ahead of Saturday’s action.

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