Middlesbrough 1 Tottenham Hotspur 2
It's now back-to-back home defeats for Middlesbrough after Heung-Min Son struck twice in a 2-1 victory for Tottenham Hotspur at the Riverside.
The South Korean forward opened the scoring with a low finish on seven minutes before expertly curling in his second midway through the first-half.
Defender Ben Gibson managed to reduce the deficit after the break but it wasn't enough to get his colleagues back on track.
Goalkeeper Victor Valdes tipped over an early Dele Alli effort b
Karanka calls for repeat half
Head coach Aitor Karanka insists his Middlesbrough side must build upon their second-half display against Tottenham Hotspur.
Stats: Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur
All the stats from Middlesbrough (1) vs (2) Tottenham Hotspur, Riverside, Sat 24th Sep 3.00pm Att: 32,703
Team Line-Ups: Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur
Team line-ups for Middlesbrough v Tottenham Hotspur at the Riverside.