Boro will be without captain George Friend for the remainder of the season, Tony Pulis has confirmed.
Tony Pulis has confirmed that an impending operation on his hernia might rule out the 23-year-old midfielder for the rest of the season.
Boro were cruising in the game until a 2nd half red card to defender Daniel Ayala tilted the match in favour of Preston North End.
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.
The 25-year-old goalkeeper, who was on loan at Accrington Stanley prior to his move, made a permanent move to Preston last week.
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.
A relatively new Middlesbrough player getting stick from his own fans – hardly breaking news is it?
The Middlesbrough manager had surprised Boro fans by giving teenage winger Marcus Tavernier a start in Middlesbrough’s 2-1 victory at Brentford.