Cardiff City 1 Middlesbrough 0
Middlesbrough were unable to prevent Cardiff City from moving up to second in the Championship table following a 1-0 defeat at the Cardiff City Stadium.
Defender Sean Morrison headed the only goal of the contest with twelve minutes of the opening half remaining.
Junior Hoilett had already sent an early attempt over for the home side, with Adama Traore's reply comfortably taken by Neil Etheridge .
But it was the visitors falling behind when Hoilett's free-kick was headed in
We found it difficult - Pulis
Tony Pulis admitted that Cardiff City had proved difficult opponents as his side went down to a 1-0 defeat in South Wales.
Stats: Cardiff City v Middlesbrough
All the stats from Cardiff City (1) vs (0) Middlesbrough, Cardiff City Stadium, Sat 17th Feb 3.00pm Att: 18,720
Team Line-Ups: Cardiff City v Middlesbrough
Team line-ups for Cardiff City v Middlesbrough at the Cardiff City Stadium (kick-off 3.00pm).