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So here is Episode 2 of this new feature, this comes after the Arsenal game on Bank Holiday Monday.
As a Boro fan it was natural to be filled with a sense of foreboding when Crystal Palace appointed Sam Allardyce as manager in December, when only 1 point above the relegation zone.
This 1st instalment for the oneBoro blog arrives to you nearly a week since the Burnley game.
So the last 3 games were not ideal. 2 points from 9 where 6 was the minimum required.
Only 4 points separated Burnley and Boro at the end of the Championship race last season, with Boro enjoying a marginally better home record, only conceding 8 goals in 16 games at the Riverside.
Last night was probably the most entertaining game Boro have been involved in this season.
For many years Middlesbrough FC have had a knack of pulling off transfers that make many regular football fans stand up and take notice.
Even during the more difficult times this season, each piece I've done has taken the positive’s from every game.
Five points out of a possible twelve over the last four games may seem like a relatively low points return if Middlesbrough are to escape relegation this season.
We take a look back at Aitor Karanka's first Boro team, and where they are now!