The fixture saw Boro come from behind to register a crucial victory in the race to finish in the Championship play-off places.
A 25th-minute goal from the Middlesbrough striker means Boro have now won their first home game in five Championship matches.
Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis has also urged his player to pick themselves up after seeing his team slip to 6th defeat in as many games on Saturday.
Rumours further state that the Middlesbrough target, who has also been linked with fellow Championship side Leeds United, is going to sign for Arsenal.
Despite taking a 6th-minute lead courtesy an Ashley Fletcher strike, two late goals from Brentford means Boro are now 12 points adrift of the top two teams in the Championship.
Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis pulled no punches in the aftermath of seeing his team dumped out of the FA Cup by League Two side Newport.
Middlesbrough manager Tony Pulis also expressed his appreciation for the striker Britt Assombalonga who played a crucial role in the comeback.
Britt Assombalonga is attracting the interest of Premier League clubs, as the January transfer window enters its final days.
Boro's club-record signing has been linked with a move away from the Riverside Stadium in the final days of the January transfer window.
John Obi Mikel is expected to complete his move to Boro, paving the way for a Boro outgoing.
Reports coming from various media outlets have claimed that Middlesbrough FC look set to bolster their attacking options by going for the Portuguese international.
Middlesbrough FC have been linked with a move for the Brentford striker.
If the deal goes through, Middlesbrough FC will see the arrival of former Sunderland striker Connor Wickham as a part of swap deal.
Well, that was difficult to take. Wait, no, scratch that – it was bloody painful.
Reports have further claimed that while Swansea would like to sign the striker on a permanent basis, a loan move looks more likely.
Ipswich Town, who currently sit bottom of the Championship, are looking to bolster their attack in January.
Middlesbrough FC manager Tony Pulis blasted the officials for “getting it wrong” for dismissing midfielder Mo Besic as Boro drew 1-1 at home to Blackburn on Saturday.
After a couple of days in which news of departures dominated the discussion at Boro, it seems Tony Pulis is finally serious to add names to his squad.
If rumours coming from various media outlets to be believed, there will be more departures than arrivals at Middlesbrough FC during the January transfer window.
Boro look set to turn the loan deal for Jordan Hugill into a permanent one in January, if reports are to be believed.
The Middlesbrough manager had surprised Boro fans by giving teenage winger Marcus Tavernier a start in Middlesbrough’s 2-1 victory at Brentford.