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Are Boro going down?  

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  1. 1. Will Middlesbrough FC be relegated this season?

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not sure he meant that all fans who dont attend games are keyboard warriors and the real fans are only those who attend, but more the fans who only sit and write negative things on forums and social m

No matter the result today this is much more like it, we’ve competed, made chances and got goals. Yes it may not be perfect but we’ve played football for once.

Why would it be to spite keane? Surely randolph playing rubbishes all of the rumours from this week.

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Just now, Denzel Zanzibar said:

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2-2

We HAVE to be happy with a point, there.

Yep. Fair result, given the performance of the teams.

Was fairly pleased with Boro's attacking play. We looked a bit static and slow to react at times, when we could have won the ball back, but took our chances when they came.

Defensively we're still a mess...but at least we kept our composure to see out the stoppage time and kept pushing for a winner in the closing stages.

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I thought we'd get beat comfortably so I am absolutely thrilled with that. 2 goals, should have been 3. Probably should have poked home the one at the end that got stuck in Fletchs feet too. 

Think we were the better team for 65-70 minutes of that game. Didn't really give up that many clear cut chances, I'd say 3 or 4 all game, which with Randolph back there is fine IMO. 

Don't think there was a bad performance out there today.

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It certainly helps us when teams insist on playing out from the back against us. When we're on it with the press in those games, we have a chance. The game was so open in the second half of what I watched and we looked like we might make them pay for it a few times, sometimes our passing was still a bit woeful though.

Still, another point on the board, positive performance going into the break, take what you can get, look onward to Hull next.

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Just now, Brunners said:

Hey guys, as far as moral victories go we won 3-2 because I'm 99.99% sure that Ayala was not offside.

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I bet we're safe and sound on the moral victory table, to be fair! 😂

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