Karanka remains confident
Head coach Aitor Karanka remains confident following Middlesbrough's weekend defeat to West Ham United.
Middlesbrough 1 West Ham United 3
Middlesbrough slumped to a 3-1 home defeat to West Ham United after striker Andy Carroll was twice on target at the Riverside.
Marksman Carroll headed in an early Manuel Lanzini corner but Cristhian Stuani then converted a Calum Chambers cross.
However, Carroll struck again before the interval when Victor Valdes could only block Michail Antonio's low drive, and substitute Jonathan Calleri added a late third on the break.
The visitors opened strongly and Lanzini's ninth-minut
Stats: Middlesbrough v West Ham United
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Team Line-Ups: Middlesbrough v West Ham United
Team line-ups for Middlesbrough v West Ham United at the Riverside.