AITOR KARANKA has named an unchanged side for the first time in 66 games for this evening’s match with Notthingham Forest at the Riverside.
Middlesbrough are looking to record back-to-back home victories following Saturday’s 2-0 home win over Ipswich Town and Karanka has opted to start the same line-up with Danny Graham spear-heading his attack.
That means Dimi Konstantopoulos keeps his place in goal ahead of Jason Steele, who is on the bench.
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Albert Adomah returns to the bench for Boro alongside Dean Whitehead.
Middlesbrough: Konstantopoulos; Varga, Gibson, Omeruo, Friend; Chalobah, Leadbitter; Ledesma, Tomlin, Carayol; Graham.
Subs: Steele, Butterfield, L Williams, Whitehead, Adomah, Kamara, Atkinson.
Nottingham Forest: Darlow; Collins, Mackie, Fox, Greening, Lanchelles, Jara, Paterson, Majewski, Cox, Abdoun.
Subs: De Vries, Harding, Moussi, Henderson, Reid, Derbyshire, Gomis.