Middlesbrough 1-1 Watford: The Boro fail to take all three points, after 1-1 draw with The Hornets

Both sides left looking for positives as Boro versus Watford, ends in a 1-1 draw
Edward Gibbon

Edward Gibbon

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Technical card:
Middlesbrough: Marcus Bettinelli, Sam Morsy (Hayden Coulson, min.30), Duncan Watmore (Chuba Akpom, min.73), Marc Bola, George Saville, Djed Spence, Paddy McNair, Neeskens Kebano (Yannick Bolasie, min.73), Jonny Howson, Grant Hall and Darnell Fisher
Watford: William Troost-Ekong, Kiko Femenia, Philip Zinckernagel (Dan Gosling, min.77), Daniel Bachmann, Ismaila Sarr, Francisco Sierralta, Will Hughes, Nathaniel Chalobah, Ken Sema (Isaac Success, min.83), Adam Masina and Joao Pedro
Stadium: the Riverside Stadium
Goals: Ismaila Sarr (0-1, min. 32) and Yannick Bolasie (1-1, min. 78)

Boro were held to 1-1 draw by Watford down on Monday at the Riverside Stadium. Boro were hoping to get something from this game after losing their last game 3-1 to Bournemouth whilst Watford were hoping to increase their winning streak after back-to-back victories against Sheffield Wednesday and Birmingham City. As the table looks today, Boro are in 9th place, with 57 points from 40 matches, while Watford sit in 2nd, with 79 points from 40.

It was an impressive opening from The Hornets, with Ismaila Sarr giving Watford the lead in the 32nd minute to see out the first half 0-1.

Boro took the lead in the second half, thanks to Yannick Bolasie finding the net, 78 minutes in. The game ended 1-1.

For Boro, Hayden Coulson, Chuba Akpom and Yannick Bolasie, came on for Philip Zinckernagel and Ken Sema. Watford brought on Dan Gosling and Isaac Success, to replace Philip Zinckernagel and Ken Sema.

The referee booked one player from Watford, Nathaniel Chalobah.

Boro will next play Barnsley away, with Watford facing Reading at home.

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