Jonathan Woodgate believes togetherness has lifted his Middlesbrough side away from the relegation zone after an impressive display to defeat Preston 2-0 at Deepdale moved them 10 points clear of trouble.
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Middlesbrough’s fine festive run continued as an overhead volley from Rudy Gestede and an own goal from Ben Davies secured a 2-0 win at Preston.
Tony Pulis admitted he chose the wrong tactics as Preston held Middlesbrough to a 1-1 draw at Deepdale to leave Boro outside the automatic promotion spots.
Marcus Tavernier’s second-half strike extended Middlesbrough’s unbeaten run to eight matches, but a 1-1 draw at Preston saw Tony Pulis’ side drop out of the automatic promotion positions in the Championship.
The kids are alright for Tony Pulis after his Middlesbrough side twice battled from a goal down to draw 2-2 before beating Preston on penalties to reach the Carabao Cup fourth round.
Middlesbrough reached the fourth round of the Carabao Cup as penalty misses from Preston duo Callum Robinson and Graham Burke meant the visitors secured a 4-3 shoot-out win after a 2-2 draw at Deepdale.