Here's how Middlesbrough's players rated in the 1-1 draw with Bristol City:

6 Zack Steffen: Next to nothing to do. Bristol City only managed two shots on target.

6 Tommy Smith: Solid defensively, got forward to support Jones when he could.

8 Dael Fry: Won everything in the air. Dominant performance.

7 Darragh Lenihan: Assured throughout, building a good partnership with Fry

6 Ryan Giles: Didn’t have much to do defensively, linked up well with McGree

6 Isaiah Jones: Frustrating in the first half but stuck at his task and got better as the game went on.

7 Hayden Hackney: Another mature display, always looking forward.

8 Jonny Howson: Commanding in the middle of the park, bossed the game

8 Riley McGree: At the heart of all of Boro’s good work. One of his best displays for the club.

8 Chuba Akpom: A threat throughout, deserved his goal.

7 Marcus Forss: Positive and full of running, linked up well with McGree and Akpom One of his best displays in a Boro shirt.


Crooks (for Forss, 72): N/A,

Subs not used: Roberts, Mowatt, Muniz, Hoppe, Dijksteel, McNair, Crooks.

Bristol City: O'Leary 8, Vyner 6, Pring 6, Klose 6, Scott 5, Weimann 6 (Low, 83), Williams 6, James 6, Semenyo 6 (Dasilva, 69), Wells 5, Conway 5 (Bell, 75)

Subs not used: Bentley, Martin, King, Sykes, Bell, Low