Middlesbrough 1-3 Bristol City – Bristol City ease past Middlesbrough with a 3-1 victory away

Home advantage counts for nothing, as Bristol City travel to Middlesbrough and take all three points
Technical card:
Middlesbrough: Daniel Bentley, Kasey Palmer, Nahki Wells, Famara Diedhiou, Ryley Towler, Zak Vyner, Tyreeq Bakinson, Adam Nagy, Adrian Mariappa, Tomas Kalas and Jack Hunt
Bristol City: Marcus Bettinelli, Neeskens Kebano, Marc Bola, Sam Morsy, Paddy McNair, Duncan Watmore, Jonny Howson, Dael Fry, Ashley Fletcher, Darnell Fisher and Anfernee Dijksteel
Stadium: the Riverside Stadium
Goals: Famara Diedhiou (0-1, min. 21), Famara Diedhiou (0-2, min. 33), Nahki Wells (0-3, min. 37) and Dael Fry (1-3, min. 80)

Bristol delivered a resounding 3-1 victory against Middlesbrough on Tuesday, at the Riverside Stadium. Middlesbrough were looking to pick up points after winning their previous two games in the competition. The most recent was against the Reading away (2-0), the other to Huddersfield Town at home (2-1). Bristol City, on the other hand, lost 1-0 in the last match they played against Barnsley. As it stands, Middlesbrough are in 8th place, with 46 points from 32 matches, while Bristol City sit in 12th, with 42 points from 32.

Bristol City started the first half well, following a goal from Famara Diedhiou, 21 minutes in. Later, Bristol City scored again and increased their advantage 2-0 thanks to another goal from Famara Diedhiou, scoring his second goal, 33 minutes in. Later, Bristol City took the lead with a goal form a goal from Nahki Wells in the 37th minute. The score at half time was 3-0.

Middlesbrough took the initiative in the second half, beginning with Dael Fry opening the scoring in the 80th minute, sealing a resounding 3-1 victory for the away side.

For Middlesbrough, Chuba Akpom, Nathaniel Mendez Laing, Britt Assombalonga, George Saville and Marvin Johnson came on for Famara Diedhiou, Ryley Towler, Kasey Palmer and Nahki Wells, while Bristol brought on Antoine Semenyo, Steven Sessegnon, Jamie Paterson and Han-Noah Massengo to replace Famara Diedhiou, Ryley Towler, Kasey Palmer and Nahki Wells.

There were bookings for Marc Bola from Middlesbrough and Kasey Palmer and Jack Hunt for Bristol.

Middlesbrough will next play Cardiff City at home, with Bristol City facing Swansea City away.

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