It was a terrible day at the office yesterday for Wolves who lost 4-2 to Leeds United – but Ryan Giles produced another fantastic performance on loan at Middlesbrough, as he grabbed two more assists.
Boro’s hopes of promotion back to the Premier League were boosted with a 4-0 win over Preston.
Goals came from Chuba Akpom, Cameron Archer (brace) and Marcus Forss.
It was a good response by Middlesbrough, who were held by Stoke City in the previous game.
Boro produced a fantastic display at the Riverside Stadium that showcased some really good football once again from Michael Carrick’s side.
The win keeps the pressure on second-placed Sheffield United, who don’t play this weekend due to being in the FA Cup.
Third-placed Boro are now just three points behind the Blades, as they seek automatic promotion.
One man who is playing a huge part for Boro in their push, is Wolves youngster Giles.
The 23-year-old has been absolutely superb this season and against Preston he provided two more assists. That takes his tally to 12 in all competitions.
Ahead of the game, @TheChampChatPod shared a statistic on Twitter regarding Giles’ big chances created this term.
Currently he is right up there with some of football’s best players like Lionel Messi and Kevin De Bruyne, which is remarkable.
And at the moment he leads the way for assists in the Championship with 11, making him the best creator in the division.
Ryan Giles is getting better and better, as Wolves youngster grabs two more assists for Middlesbrough
This is undoubtedly the best season of Giles’ career to date.
He has established himself as a key player in Middlesbrough’s team, and is playing a huge part in their push for promotion.
Molineux officials will be absolutely delighted with how it’s gone for him.
Wolves are in an absolute win-win situation with Giles. His season will surely have many clubs trying to sign him this summer. Recently it was reported that he even now has Premier League interest.
Potentially, Wolves could be making a pretty penny on him.
But of course at this point, Giles is actually showing that he might be worth a go in the first-team.